30 November 2021,   16:40
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The Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe will officially be transferred from Georgia to Greece

The Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe will officially be transferred from Georgia to Greece today. The chairmanship will be passed at the meeting of the CoE committee of ministers in Strasbourg.

The meeting will be opened by Irakli Giviashvili, the Permanent Representative of Georgia to the Council of Europe.


Following Gviniashvili, Georgia’s Foreign Minister Davit Zalkaliani will deliver a speech and sum up the achievements and results of Georgia’s Presidency, will review the measures taken in terms of the implementation of the priorities of Georgia’s chairmanship and the cultural program. After Zalkaliani’s speech, the Ambassador of Georgia will hand over the symbolic key of the chairmanship to the Permanent Representative of Greece to the Council of Europe.


The Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe was transferred from France to Georgia on 27 November 2019.

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