More than 100 students from 17 Universities took part in the intellectual game “What? Where” When” About the Parliament” aiming at public awareness of the Parliamentary activity and engagement of youth in the legislative process.
Z. Dzidziguri thanked the organizers and congratulated the teams with victory. “It is the highest honor for me to be here with you and I am glad to have the opportunity to meet the intellectual teams of the Universities. I wish this game had more followers in Georgia”.
The game included 30 questions providing the historical data of the Parliaments and information about famous MPs.
The game was hosted by the President of the Intellectual Club, Giorgi Mosidze.
“Today, Georgia needs the strong Parliament and the Parliament is strong when it is open and accountable. We actively work to ensure openness and accountability of the Parliament, to increase trust and public awareness. This game aims at increase of interest in youth about the Parliament and we shall keep distributing information and ensure active engagement of the society in the Parliamentary activity”, - I. Pruidze noted.
L. Vinton noted that the strong democracy is the subject of interest of every group of society. “Engagement of the youth in the Parliamentary activity will attract more talented youth to the formal processes of democracy, which will facilitate to better use of their energy to make the world better”.
C. Natale underlined importance of engagement of the citizens and youth for full-fledged Parliamentary democracy: “EU facilitates to the Parliamentary reform in Georgia and supports more engagement of the youth in the Parliamentary activity”.
The game is organized by the Parliament and supported by EU, UNDP and IDFI. It is the part of the public awareness campaign held by the Parliament in cooperation with the EU, UNDP and IDFI.
The campaign covers the Parliamentary Days in 15 Universities, the discussions for the students and administration about the Parliamentary functions and the legislative openness.