Publication date: 2013-06-14 Statement of the Georgian Foreign Ministry on the United Nations Resolution 'on the Status of Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees from Abkhazia, Georgia and the Tskhinvali region/South Ossetia, Georgia'

On the 13th of June 2013 during its 67th Session, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a Resolution 'on the Status of Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees from Abkhazia, Georgia and the Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia, Georgia', reasserting the fundamental rights of internally displaced persons (IDPs).

The Resolution condemns the demographic changes made by force in the occupied regions, emphasizing the right of all internally displaced persons and refugees, regardless of ethnicity, to a safe and dignified return to their places of origin, and focusing upon the need to fully respect and protect their property rights.

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Publication date: 2014-06-27 Candidate of Georgia is elected as a member of the Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) for the term 2015-2018

On June 26, 2014, 18th meeting of the State Parties to the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women was held in New York to elect 12 members of the Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)for the term 2015-2018. Georgia had presented the candidature of DR Lia Nadaraia. With 126 votes, the candidature of Georgia was elected as a member of CEDAW. Georgia was amongst 18 other countries that had presented the candidatures for the 12 vacant seats. Other elected members of the CEDAW are Austria (147 votes), Algeria (126 votes), Bangladesh (143 votes), Egypt (124 votes), Turkey (150 votes), Japan (140 votes) Israel (128 votes), Cuba (165 votes), Mauritius (144 votes), Peru (134 votes) and Switzerland (142 votes).

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