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Ambassador, Head of the Mission of Georgia to NATO (since 2020)

 Date of Birth: 04.07.1973 



Professional Activities:   

  • -1996-1997: various positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • -1997-1998: Deputy Head of NATO Division of the Military–Political Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • -1998-2000: Head of the Bilateral Relations Division of the Military–Political Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • -2000-2001: Counsellor, Embassy of Georgia in Kingdom of Belgium, kingdom of Netherlands and Grand Duchy of Luxembourg; Member of Mission of Georgia to NATO.
  • -2001-2004: Counsellor in Political Affairs, Mission of Georgia to NATO(Brussels, Belgium)- 2004-2005: Director of the International Security Department, National Security Council of Georgia.
  • -2005-2009: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in the Republic of Austria and the Republic of Hungary. The Permanent Representative to OSCE and other International Organizations in Vienna (Austria).
  • -2009-2016: A member of the political team of Irakli Alasania. Founder and board member of "Free Democrats".
  • -2010-2012: elected member of the forth convocation of Tbilisi City Assembly.
  • -2012-2016: elected Member of the Parliament of Georgia, from 2012 till April, 2015 Chairman of the Committee on European Integration, From March 2015 Co-President of the Eastern Partnership, EURONEST Parliamentary Assembly.
  • -2016-2017: State Minister of Georgia on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration.
  • -2018-2020: Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Georgia to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva

     

    Education: 

  • -1990 – 1995: Tbilisi State University, Faculty of the International Law and International Relations.
  • -1997: NATO Defense Collage (Rome, Italy)
  • -1998: Swedish National Defense Collage
  • -1999: the Defense Resources Management Institute (Monterey, California, USA).
  • -2004: George C. Marshall European Center of Security Studies (Garmisch, Germany)

Languages: Georgian (native), English, Russian, French 

Family Status: Married with two children