Currently Ms. Japaridze is an Assistant to the Prime Minister on Human Rights and Gender Equality Issues. She is also a Chairperson of the Inter-agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence. Along other responsibilities, the Commission is in charge of coordinating the work of relevant state agencies concerning the National Action Plan for the implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security. From November 2011 to November 2013, Ms. Japaridze was a Deputy Minister of Corrections. Before moving to public sector, for 10 years, Ms. Japaridze has worked for various national and international organizations as a strategic litigation lawyer taking cases before the European Court of Human Rights as well to UN treaty bodies. Sopo Japaridze holds Master’s degree in international human rights law (Essex University, United kingdom, 2009-2010) and Bachelor’s degree in law (Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University).
Mr. Lordkipanidze has been serving as a deputy Minister of Justice since 2012. He is the Adjunct Professor at the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs. In the past he has been a Foreign Affairs & International Law Adviser to Prime-Minister of Georgia, Adviser (then Ambassador-at-Large) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Senior Counselor at the Permanent Mission of Georgia to the United Nations, New York, etc.
Mr. Lordkipanidze has been the Vice-Chairman of the 19th meeting of the States Parties to the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination, the Vice-Chairman of the UN Special Committee on Charter and the Vice-Chairman of the 19th meeting of the States Parties to the International Convention on Civil and Political Rights. He has various publications in Georgia and worldwide.
|Organization||Focal Point of the Commission||Contact information|
|The Prime Minister's Office||Mary Jajanidzeemail@example.com|
|Ministry of Justice of Georgia||Ketevan Sarajishvilifirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia||Maka Peradzeemail@example.com|
|Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia||Sopo Chantadzefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Prosecutor's Office of Georgia||Salome Shengeliaemail@example.com|
|Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia||Nino Odishariafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia||Magda Mamukashviliemail@example.com|
|Ministry of Finance of Georgia||Natia Guluafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia||Irine Bartaiaemail@example.com|
|Ministry of Defence of Georgia||Maka Petriashvilifirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia||Ketevan Goguaemail@example.com|
|The State Ministry for Reconciliation and Civic Equality of Georgia||Lali firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia||Nato Matcharashviliemail@example.com|
|The State Fund for Protection and Assistance of (Statutory) Victims of Human trafficking||Irma Aladashvilifirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Civil Service Bureau||Maia Dvalishviliemail@example.com|
|National Statistics Office of Georgia||Lia Charekishvilifirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Public Defender's Office of Georgia||Ana Iluridzeemail@example.com|
|Gender Equality Council of the Parliament of Georgia||Mariam Tsitskishvilifirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Supreme Court of Georgia||Ana Shalamberidzeemail@example.com|
|LEPL Legal Aid Service||Sophie Nutsubidzefirstname.lastname@example.org|