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CHAIRMAN Zaza Vashakmadze
Zaza Vashakmadze CHAIRMAN OF THE STATE AGENCY FOR RELIGIOUS ISSUES

Place and date of birth Tbilisi, 11 May 1972 year.

Marital Status Married

Contact information E-mail zvashakmadze@geo.gov.ge


1978-1989  -  #67th High School, Tbilisi

1989-1996 - Tbilisi Humanitarian Institute, Faculty of Law, Master of Laws

1996-1998  - Full Course of Georgian Foreign Affairs Diplomatic Academy in International Relations and Diplomacy

1996-2012 - Lawyer, Member of the Georgian Bar Association

2008-2010 – St. Andrew the First-Called Georgian University of Patriarchate of Georgia, faculty of    Theology, Master of Theology in Ecclesiastical Law and History

Currently a doctoral candidate in International Law

2009-2013  - Lectured at Akhaltsikhe, Gori and Tbilisi Universities

Since 2014 (April 30) - Chairman of the State Agency for Religious Issues 

 

Has received diplomas and certificates for participating in local and international conferences

Is the author of several books and monographs:

“1905 Reorganization Project of Georgian Church”

„Interim Management of the Georgian Church”

"Church-State Relations in Georgia 1990-2010"

“Modern Georgian Ecclesiastical Law“

Co-author of the publication "Freedom of Religion in Post-Soviet Countries"

Also the co-author and editor of the following publications:

Textbook - "Secularism and Religious Neutrality in Public Service"

Series of Publications – “Law and Religion” (III volumes)

"Freedom of Religion Under the Georgian and International Legislation”

Photo album „Religions in Georgia“

Photo album „Faith is an act of Freedom“