Education: Master Degree in Public Administration - HARVARD UNIVERSITY, John F. Kennedy School of Government; Master Degree in Law - IV. JAVAKHISHVILI TBILISI STATE UNIVERSITY.
Position: Director for Human Rights Legislative and Policy Initiatives at EWMI PROLoG.
Research Interests: Policy Making for Democratic Reforms and Human Rights; Judicial Independence; Gender Equality.
Languages: Georgian; English; Russian.
In 2013-2014 years Tamar Chugoshvili was an Assistant to Prime-Minister of Georgia on Human Rights and Gender Equality Issues, herewith she served as a secretary of the Human Rights Council chaired by the Prime-Minister, where she developed first National Human Rights Strategy and Action Plan of Georgian via coordinating efforts among Government, Parliament, political parties, NGO representatives, Ombudsman and Diplomatic corps. From 2005 occupied different positions at Georgian Young Lawyer’s Association. In 2010 she was elected as a Chairwoman at Georgian Young Lawyer’s Association. During the same period she Chaired NGO Coalition for Independent and Transparent Judiciary composed of 32 local non for profit organizations and served as a member of the managing board of Civil Society National Platform, coalition composed of 100 non for profit organizations.
In 2014 was a Professional jury member at international Human Rights Award HUMAN RIGHTS TULIP (Netherlands). In 2015 was awarded by DEAN’S AWARD FOR EXCELANCE IS STUDENT TEACHING at Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
Herewith, she Is a Fellow of Harvard Kennedy School of Government Women in Public Policy Program, where she took intensive training on Women’s Participation in Politics; She is a PFP Alumni (former LEGISLATIVE FELLOW PROGRAM), under which she had undertaken internship at the Law Library of Congress of the USA; took Cambridge Distance Learning Course in Human Resources Management.
- Justice in Georgia (May 2010);
- Concept of the Supreme Audit in Georgia (December 2008);
- Monitoring of the Fulfillment of the Georgian National and International Anticorruption Obligations (2008);
- Monitoring of the Reserve Funds of the President and Government of Georgia;
- Freedom of Information (September 2007).