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27 January, 2017

President of the Constitutional Court of Georgia meets with the President of the European Court of Human Rights

President of the Constitutional Court of Georgia meets with the President of the European Court of Human Rights

President of the Constitutional Court of Georgia Mr. Zaza Tavadze met with the President of the European Court of Human Rights Mr. Guido Raimodi. During the meeting the parties talked about important decisions of the Constitutional Court and an increasing number of applications to the court.  

Mr. Zaza Tavadze emphasized a long-term relationship between the Constitutional Court of Georgia and Strasbourg Court and expressed hope that the cooperation will be further deepened during his presidency.

“Constitutional Court often refers to the standards set by the case law of the European Court of Human Rights; therefore, continuation of the dialogue between the courts will greatly support in sharing with recent tendencies in the area of human rights” – noted the President of the Constitutional Court of Georgia.    

Mr. Zaza Tavadze as the Chairman of the Conference of European Constitutional Courts personally invited Mr. Guido Raimondi to XVII Congress of European Constitutional Courts, which will be hosted by the Constitutional Court of Georgia in the summer of this year in Batumi.

On his side, Mr. Guido Raimondi offered the Constitutional Court of Georgia to become a member of Superior Court's Network, SCN established  under the aegis of the European Court of Human Rights in order to ensure the effective exchange of information, with the national superior courts, on Convention case-law and related information. The meeting was attended by the Judge of the European Court of Human Rights Ms. Nona Tsotsoria and Permanent Representative of Georgia to the Council of Europe, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mr. Konstantin Korkelia.

To remind you, Mr. Zaza Tavadze  is taking part in the official opening of the judicial year of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France.