Ensuring better protection of Human Rights Defenders – workshop on trial monitoring for Armenian and Georgian observers was implemented by Human Rights House Tbilisi (HRHT) in partnership with Educational Human Rights House in Chernihiv (EHRHC), The Barys Zvozskau Belarusian Human Rights House (BHRH) and Human Rights House Yerevan (HRHY) with the financial support of Human Rights House Foundation within the framework of the “House to House” initiative.
The intended workshop aimed to strengthen the participants’ understanding of fair trial standards and to increase the pool of trained lawyers/journalists and other related professions available to conduct trial observation activities concerning cases of Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) in Azerbaijan and/or Armenia.
The planned workshop carried out in Georgia, provided practical as well as theoretical guidance for 12 participants representing member and/or partner organizations of HRHT and HRHY. Participants were lawyers and representative of other related profession, who had professional experience and were interested to be observers, or those, who were already undertaking observation activities and would liked to update their knowledge to another level or share their own experience.
The workshop was held in HRHT, on 10-12 th July, 2017.