Georgia - future status of South Ossetia
26/01/2005 - 28/01/2005
Tbilisi - A delegation from the Venice Commission visited Georgia from 26 to 28 January 2005 to discuss possible legal solutions to the South Ossetian conflict. The visit followed a request by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia to help the Georgian Working Group in its preparation of a legal document on the status of South Ossetia.
During their visit, members of the delegation met Georgian experts and institutions involved in defining the status of South Ossetia, such as the ministries of Justice, Conflict Resolution and Foreign Affairs, the Prime Minister and Presidents of the parliament and the constitutional court, as well as non-governmental organisations. Representatives of the leading international organisations present in Georgia – UNOMIG, EU and OSCE – also met the Venice Commission experts.