Manana Kobakhidze

Georgian Dream announces top 15 candidates for parliament – 8 are women

By | July 14th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Tamar Chugoshvili. TBILISI, DFWatch–The Georgian Dream Party on Wednesday announced its top 15 people on the party list for the parliamentary election in October. The list consists of eight women and seven men. There are no MPs or cabinet members among them. Three of them are deputy ministers. […]

Public hearing process begins for constitutional ban on same-sex marriage

By | March 26th, 2016|Categories: Minorities, News|Tags: , |

Vice Speaker Manana Kobakhidze, one of the parliamentarians behind the bill. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A parliamentary commission has launched a public debate about a proposed constitutional amendment to define marriage as a union between a man and a woman. The first meeting was held on Friday in Telavi, in the eastern Kakheti […]

Georgian parliamentarian criticizes U.S. Supreme Court same-sex ruling

By | June 28th, 2015|Categories: Minorities|Tags: , |

Manana Kobakhidze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The deputy speaker of the Georgian parliament, Manana Kobakhidze, is criticized for recent remarks about the U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage. “Even if we are left all alone on earth, if every one of our friends or partners abandons us, I will not […]

New Georgian government to be confirmed by parliament on Saturday

By | July 24th, 2014|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

Vice Speaker of Parliament, Manana Kobakhidze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The new Georgian government will be put to parliament for a vote of confidence on Saturday. Vice Speaker of Parliament Manana Kobakhidze told journalists on Wednesday that parliament now waits for the president to present the new government, and then […]