Georgian NGOs conducted a meeting in Washington to discuss the ongoing processes in Georgia.
The visit started on July 12 and will last until July 16. Following non-governmental organizations are taking part in the official visit: representatives of the Open Society Foundations, Transparency International Georgia, ISFED, The Economic Policy Research Center, Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (Rondeli Foundation), and Nino Zhizhilashvili, Dean of Caucasus School of Media at Caucasus University, and host of the TV Formula Talk Show.
Transparency International Georgia issued a statement regarding the meetings with representatives of the US Department of State and the National Security Council in Washington:
“Within the advocacy visit to Washington, our Executive Director, Eka Gigauri, and her Deputy Giorgi Oniani, along with leaders of the partner organizations and journalist Nino Zhizhilasvhili, conducted the meeting with American diplomats working on Georgian issues and discussed the ongoing processes in our country, the attacks on journalists, the death of the cameraman and the response of the state, the Russian influence and disinformation, as well as the situation in the justice system and election-related issues.”
By Ketevan Skhirtladze
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