​Eka Tkeshelashvili

tyeshelashvili.jpgEka Tkeshelashvili was born on May 23, 1977 in Tbilisi.

Graduated from Faculty of International Law and International Relations at Tbilisi State University in 1999.

October 9, 1997 - September 10, 1999 - Chief Specialist in the Centre for Foreign Policy Research and Analysis in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia

January 1, 1998 - January 1, 2000 - Lawyer for the International Committee of the Red Cross.

June 1, 2001 - November 1 - Lawyer in the Lawyers' Committee of Human Rights (USA, New York);

December 1, 2002 - May 1, 2003 - Intern at the International Tribunal of former Yugoslavia (The Hague, The Netherlands).

May 1, 2002 - February 1, 2004 - Deputy Director of IRIS Georgia;

February 1, 2004 -September 1, 2005 - Deputy Minister of Justice of Georgia;

September 1, 2005 - May 1, 2006 - Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs;

May 1, 2006 - August 1, 2007 - Chairperson of Tbilisi Court of Appeal;

August 1, 2007 - February 1, 2008 - Minister of Justice of Georgia;

February 1, 2008 - May 5 - Prosecutor General of Georgia;

May 5, 2008 - December 6 - Minister of Foreign Affairs;

Married, has a child.

Speaks English, Russian and French.