Language, Media, Education and Culture as part of Minority Governance in Europe

An intensive training delivered to the Georgian Inter-ministerial Coordination Group on Minority Issues under the Ministry of Reintegration brought together representatives of the Ministry of Culture, Monument Protection and Sports; the Ministry of Education and Science; the Ministry of Infrastructure and Regional Development; Teachers’ Professional Development Centre; National Curriculum and Attestation Centre; as well as a large group of minority programming division of the Public Broadcasting Company of Georgia. The training aimed at providing a broader understanding of minority rights and state obligations for the protection and promotion of minority cultural visibility in the public sphere. Georgia is in the process of reforming many aspects of public administration, decentralisation and education as parts of civic integration programme. The training is conducted within the “Denmark’s Caucasus Programme”, implemented in collaboration with the Council of Europe and ECMI as partners.

Place and Date: Tbilisi, 08-10 December 2009

For further information, contact Ewa Chylinski.

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