Samtskhe-Javakheti. With the support of
international organizations (USAID, UNAG, ANI, ECMI, UNDP), the Akhalkalaki
Office of the Public Defender of Georgia hosted a round table on the topic:
"System of provision of information on ongoing developments in the country to
national minorities living in Samtskhe-Javakheti and the coverage of national
minority issues in the Georgian media”.
The representatives of central
and regional media and non-governmental and human rights organizations have
participated in the meeting-discussion.
At the end of a round table the
recommendations on improvement of the process of informing national minorities
were developed. The necessity of cooperation between the central and local
media was particularly emphasized.