The Public Defender of Georgia,
George Tugushi, and the Head of the Association of Social Workers, Salome
Namicheishvili, concluded a memorandum of cooperation.
As it is noted on the official web-page of the Ombudsman, the cooperation of
the parties aims at supporting the development of social work as a rights
advocacy profession to ensure the protection of human rights and freedoms in
In the framework of the memorandum, a number of events, in particular, working
meetings, inter-sector trainings, seminars, will be held, which will contribute
to the development and popularization of social work as a rights advocacy
profession. The association will also ensure providing methodological
consultations within its competence in the process of monitoring of the
protection of human rights and freedoms. The
parties also agreed that they will plan different activities together.