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: 2014-10-22 On October 9 2014 H.E. Ambassador Kaha Imnadze, Permanent Representative of Georgia to the United Nations, made a statement at the UNGA First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) General Debate.

 

The Ambassador of Georgia highlighted Georgia's positions on the current international threats related to proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, nuclear terrorism, illegal trade in arms, cyber terrorism, etc. Ambassador Imnadze said that Georgia as a signatory of the Arms Trade Treaty, welcomes the entrance into force of this important international legal instrument before the end of the year and expresses a readiness to facilitate its full implementation in close cooperation with other partner nations.

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