Paata Turava

Education:

  • 2006 - Honorary degree of Doctor of Law, University of Potsdam, Germany, overall estimation – magna cum laude
  • 2003-2006 - PhD student at the Law Faculty of the University of Potsdam, Germany
  • 2002 - Awarded the degree of Master of Law, University of Potsdam, Germany, overall estimation – summa cum laude
  • 2001-2002 - Studies at the Faculty of Law at the University of Potsdam for the degree of Master of Law (Magister legum, LL.M)
  • 1998-2001 - Studies at the Administrative Sciences Faculty of the University of Potsdam, Germany
  • 1998 - The German language examination for foreign applicants
  • 1997-1998 - German language course at the University of Potsdam, Germany
  • 1996 - Awarded the honored qualification of a Diploma lawyers
  • 1990-1996 - Studies at the Faculty of Law at the Tbilisi State University
  • 1979-1989 - Primary school #1 of Zugdidi

Work experience:

  • 2018 - Present: Professor at St. Andrew the first called Georgian University of the Patriarchate of Georgia; Faculty of Humanities and Law
  • 2008 - Present: Head of Public Administration Program; St. Andrew the First Called Georgian University of the Patriarch of Georgia
  • 2002 -2008: Teaching and research at the Tbilisi State University
  • 2002-2005: Researcher at the Institute of State and Law of the Academy of Sciences of Georgia
  • 2007 - 2008: Chief of Department of Teaching Affairs at the Rector of the State University in Tbilisi
  • 2014-2016: Dean of the Law Faculty of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia
  • 2013 - 2014: Dean of the school of public administration and politics at the Grigol Robakidze University

Project experience:

  • 2018 - Support for creation of Forestry Reform and Biodiversity Legislation GIZ project
  • 2018 - Comments on the Public Service Law. PMCG - Project
  • 2018 - Building Law Guidance, TSU Grant
  • 2017 - Administrative legislation reform. EU project. Performed by GIZ
  • 2017 - Members of the Reform Commission of the Parliament of Georgia to reform the legislation in the field of Child protection legislation
  • 2017 - Legislative Regulation of Professional Education Standards in Public Service (UNDP)
  • 2017 - Create  Project of Hunting law, German Society for Technical Cooperation (GIZ)
  • 2017 - Analysis  of the legal  regulations  of the protection  of the sea coast, CENN-Caucasus Environmental NGO Network
  • 2016 - Creation  of  Law  of  Georgia  about  the High Council of Justice of Georgia, USAID, Support to the Rule of Law in Georgia, PROLoG;
  • 2016 - Biological Diversity Strategy of Tbilisi, CENN-Caucasus Environmental NGO Network
  • 2016 - The legal regulation for the protection of green areas in Tbilisi, CENN- Caucasus Environmental NGO Network
  • 2016 - Technical  Regulation  on  the  construction,  design  and  operation  of incinerators, CENN-Caucasus Environmental NGO Network
  • 2015-2016 - Create of Law on biological diversity, German Society for Technical Cooperation (GIZ)
  • 2016 - Concept of creating biosphere reserves in Georgia, NACRES
  • 2016 - World  Bank  Consultant  for  the  Development  of  Supporting  Forest legislation for Georgia
  • 2015 - Corruption Study in the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Regional Hub of Civil Service in Astana United Nations Development Programme
  • 2013-2014 - Head of the Public Service Reform Project of Management Systems International, USAID Contractor
  • 2014 - Member of the reform commission of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia
  • 2013-2014 - Trainings  for  public  servants  (Management  Systems  International, USAID Contractor)
  • 2013-2015 - Member  of  the  reform  commission  of  the  Ministry  of  Economics working on the reform of Construction law (Independent expert)
  • 2008-Present - Member  of  the  reform  Project  at  the  Ministry  of  Environmental protection of Georgia (Independent expert)
  • 2006 - Trainings    for    local    self-government    bodies    (Swiss    DevelopmentAgency).
  • 2005-2008 - Member of the Reform Commission of the Parliament of Georgia to reform the legislation in the field of administrative law
  • 2002-2006 - Coordinator of a project of the German Society of Technical Cooperation(GTZ); editor of the textbook   General administrative law and administrative procedural law