Public Defenders of Georgia

Ucha Nanuashvili

Ucha Nanuashvili

  • Position: Ombudsman of Georgia

Personal data
Birth date: April 23, 1974
Family status: Married

Education

  • 2002 - Human rights law and practice program at University of Birmingham / England
  • 2002 - Institute of International and Comparative Law / Researcher / London, England
  • 2002 - 2005 - Institute of Political Science, Academy of Sciences / post-graduate course / Tbilisi, Georgia
  • 2000 - International Human Rights Institute / Human Rights Program / Strasbourg, France
  • 1994-1999 Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University/Department of International Law and International Relations / diploma in international law
  • 1991-1996 - Institute of Political Science / diploma in political science / Tbilisi, Georgia

Professional experience

  • 2012 - 2017 December - Public Defender of Georgia
  • 2010 - 2012 - Human Rights House / Chairman of Board
  • 2007 - 2012 - Human Rights Center / Director
  • 2000 - 2002 - Tbilisi Institute of Political Science / Lecturer
  • 2003 - 2004 - Police Academy of Ministry of Internal Affairs / Lecturer
  • 2000 - 2001 - Tbilisi initiative group of Amnesty International / Coordinator
  • 1998 - 1999 - Georgian National Committee of Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly (HCA) / Human Rights Officer
  • 1996 - 2007 - Human Rights Information and Documentation Center / various positions

Additional activities

  • EU Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum / Working Group Coordinator / 2011-2012
  • Member of Amnesty International / since March 2000
  • Member of Human Rights Education Coordinating Council of Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia / 1997-1999
  • Member of Board of Advisors of the Research Center of Armed Forces and Society under the International Association of Political Sciences / 1999-2002
  • Editor-in-chief of monthly edition - Human Rights in Georgia, 2000-2003
  • Member of Board of the information analytical center Caucasus Network / 2004-2006
  • Member of Board of Tbilisi Council of People to People International / 2001-2012
  • Member of Board of the Georgian Committee of International Campaign to Ban Landmines / 1998-1999
  • Member of Board of the Georgian Section of War Resister's International / 2001
  • Member of Board of Civil Medium / 2010-2012
  • Member of Board of Global Initiative on Psychiatry / 2011-2012

Professional associations

Vice President of the Georgia Political Science Association (GPSA) / 2000–present

Publications

More than 35 reports and publications on human rights issues

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