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Irakli Giviashvili

Date of Birth: 21/12/1975
Marital Status: Married, one child

Education:

PhD

2003 - 2011, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University (the U.K.)

(2003 - 2006 full-time and 2007 - 2011 part-time)

LLM

2000 - 2001, Faculty of Law, the University of Heidelberg (Germany)

Law Degree (with Honours)

1993 - 1998, Faculty of International Law and International Relations, Specialization in International Law, Tbilisi State University (Georgia)

Work Experience:

12 July 2017 - present, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Georgia to the Council of Europe, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia

2014 - 2017, Ambassador at Large on Human Rights, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia

2011 - 2014, Deputy Permanent Representative of Georgia to the Council of Europe (chargé d'affaire from March 2013 to July 2013), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia

2007 - 2011, Director of the International Law Department, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia

2006 -2007, Chief of the Minister's Cabinet, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia

2001 - 2003, Head of Division for the Council of Europe and Human Rights, the International Law Department, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia

1999 -2000, Attaché/Third Secretary, the International Law Department, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia

1998-1999, Intern, the International Law Department, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia

Publications:

Giviashvili, I. "Public Participation in Decision-Making Process as a Procedural Requirement of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and its link to Democracy" in Protection of Human Rights: Achievements and Challenges (Tbilisi, 2012), pp.71-90;

Giviashvili, I. "Freedom to Receive Information under the European Convention on Human Rights" in Constitutional and International Mechanisms of Human Right Protection (Tbilisi, 2010), pp. 26-36;

Giviashvili, I. "International Legal Assessment of the Recent Steps Taken by the Russian Federation with Respect to Georgia" (2008), N.1 Journal of International Law, Tbilisi State University International Law Institute, pp. 207-221;

Giviashvili, I. "International Environmental Law as a New Field of Public International Law" in Theory and Practice of Contemporary International Law: Essays in Honour of Professor Levan Alexidze on the 80th Birthday Anniversary (Tbilisi, 2007), pp. 301-328;

Giviashvili, I. "The European Convention on Human Rights and Environmental Protection" in European Human Rights Standards and their Influence on Legislation and Practice in Georgia (Tbilisi, 2006), pp. 77-97;

Giviashvili, I. "Interpretation Principles of the European Convention on Human Rights" in Human Rights Protection in National and International Law (Tbilisi, 2002), pp. 33-38.

Languages:

Georgian (native)
English (fluent)
German (fluent)
Russian (fluent)
French (basic)