18 Nov 2023
The Special Investigation Service conducted training for students within the framework of "Equality Week"
The Special Investigation Service joined the fifth "Equality Week" of the Council of Europe to celebrate the International Day of Tolerance and aims to raise awareness about the importance of diversity and equality, promote inclusiveness and provide information on redress mechanisms for the victims of discrimination.
Within the framework of "Equality Week", the representatives of the Special Investigation Service conducted training for students on the investigation of hate crimes.
Levan Kutateladze, Head of the Investigation Quality Monitoring and Analytical Department of the Special Investigation Service, and Mariam Tutberidze, Senior Project Officer of the Council of Europe opened the event.
The trainers, Davit Khurtsidze and Ana Kutsia, conducted the training. They provided students with detailed information on the mandate of the Special Investigation Service, hate speech, hate crimes, their identification and investigation.
More than 30 students of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University and Caucasus University participated in the training. The meeting provided the discussion and students had an opportunity to receive comprehensive information on important issues.
Equality Week is implemented within the framework of the "I Choose Equality" campaign supported by the Council of Europe project "Promoting the effective protection of equality and non-discrimination in Georgia".