Do you know that 8,000 families from Ossetia and Abkhazia have received housing from the Georgian government in recent years?
On Friday, October 27, Tbilisi Shelter hosted an educational day dedicated to the problems of refugees and internally displaced persons. As part of the exchange of experience, a meeting of Shelter participants with representatives of the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia was held. At a fruitful and very informative meeting, they discussed issues of IDPs in Georgia, integration of refugees, assistance to eco-migrants within the country.
The second point of the educational day was a meeting with the head of the local municipality in Tserovani settlement. The representative of the municipality was talking about internally displaced persons from Ossetia, about services for IDPs and the life of the settlement. Human rights activists and journalists were able to communicate with the residents, to see the living conditions in Tserovani.
The rights of refugees and internally displaced persons is an important aspect of Shelter’s work, and Georgia provides very realistic, effective lessons in this area. Thanks to all the hosts for their friendliness and information!