Radio Tavisupleba (Liberty) receives Tolerance Award 2012.
Photo: Mariam Janashia/UNDP
TBILISI. 14 November 2012 – Public Defender of Georgia and UNDP acknowledge organizations, individuals and media outlets for promoting tolerance and the respect for ethnic and religious diversity.
The Guardians of Tolerance in 2012 were announced on 15 November, on the eve of the International Day of Tolerance.
The Council of Religions and the Council of National Minorities named the organizations, individuals and media outlets for their contribution in fostering tolerance and non-discrimination; while acting Public Defender Tata Khuntsaria and Deputy Head of UNDP in Georgia Inita Paulovica awarded the winners of the media contest "Tolerance and Diversity”.
Head of the Tolerance Centre under the Public Defender of Georgia Beka Mindiashvili presented the annual report on Georgia’s achievements and challenges in the area of tolerance.
This annual event was organised by the Tolerance Centre at the Public Defender’s Office with assistance from UNDP. It is the part of UNDP’s wider programme in Georgia for promoting human rights and justice for all.
Guardians of Tolerance 2012:
- National Parliamentary Library of Georgia
- Griboedov State Russian Drama Theatre
- Marine Chikhladze – Head of Tbilisi Conservatoire Museum
- Radio Tavisupleba (Radio Liberty)
For media queries please contact:
Sophie Tchitchinadze, UNDP in Georgia, +995 599 196907 (mobile), email@example.com
Nino Eremashvili, Public Defender’s Office of Georgia, +995 577 505230 (mobile)