Marcin Wiącek met with Ombudsman of Georgia Nino Lomjaria
Commissioner for Human Rights Marcin Wiącek met with Ombudsman of Georgia Nino Lomjaria on 6 September 2022. The meeting at the Commissioner’s Office was also attended by Deputy Ombudsman of Georgia Ekaterine Skhiladze and Deputy CHR Valeri Vachev.
The talks focused on inter-institutional cooperation and exchange of experience between the two offices. The situation in Georgia and its European aspirations were also discussed.
The Ombudsman of Georgia presented her office’s current activities as well as the challenges faced by her office in the context of implementing democratic reforms, which are a prerequisite for European integration. She particularly focused on Georgia’s problems relating to the independence of the judiciary.
The CHR presented the key issues concerning the functioning of the Commissioner’s office in Poland and discussed actions taken in the area of key problems relating to the observance of human rights in the country.
Nino Lomjaria has served as the Ombudsman of Georgia since December 2017. Before assuming the office of the Ombudsman, she was the deputy head of the Georgian State Audit Office. Previously, she was active in civil society – inter alia she led the International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy, the largest election watchdog association in Georgia.