- About Us
2013-2014 – Master of Laws in International Maritime Law (LL.M.), IMO International Maritime Law Institute – with Distinction.
2007 - 2012 – Bachelor Degree. Faculty of Law. Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.
1996 - 2007 - St. D. Kipiani Boarding School
April 2018 – Deputy Director, LEPL Maritime Transport Agency of Georgia, Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia.
November 2016 – Project Expert, Consultant, International Maritime Organization, Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnership Project (GLoMEEP)
October 2015 – Present - National Project Coordinator at Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnership Project (GLoMEEP)
September 2015 - Present - Guest Lecturer in International Maritime Law and the Law of the Sea at Batumi State Maritime Academy
September 2014 – Present - Head of Legal and International Relations Department at Maritime Transport Agency of Georgia
March 2015 - December 2015 - Acting Deputy Director at Maritime Transport Agency of Georgia
April 2011 - June 2013 – Leading Specialist at Legal Department – LEPL Maritime Transport Agency of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia
2012.01.03 - 2013.08.01 – Chief Specialist at Legal Department – LEPL Maritime Transport Agency of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia
2011.04.15 – 2012.01.03 – Specialist at Legal and International Relations Department - LEPL Maritime Transport Agency of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia
2011.01.03 - 2011.04.15 – Specialist at Faculty of Law – Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University;
01 April – 09 December of 2010 – EU & Euro Commissions, European Voluntary Service – EVS intern for Regional Association for Rural Development - ARDR and EuroHouse Network - Romania, Gorj Region.
2007-2010 years - Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University; Faculty of Law, library manager.
01.02-31.05 of 2008 – Tbilisi State University, law faculty newspaper “Young Lawyer” member of editorial board, intern.
Trainings, Seminars, Forums, Moot Courts:
10.2017 – Korea Ministry of Sea and Fisheries - Port Experts Workshop 2017 – Busan, South Korea
05.2017 - International Maritime Organization - A national workshop on the implementation of IMO Model Course 4.05 on Energy Efficient Operation of Ships – Batumi, Georgia
05.2017 – Management Systems – training in ISO 9001:2015 - Batumi, Georgia
09.2016 - International Maritime Organization - “LPIR Development and Implementation of MARPOL Annex VI” - Batumi, Georgia
09.2016 - The International Labour Organization International Training Centre - Training of trainers and maritime inspectors in the application of the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 – Torino, Italy
05.2016 - International Maritime Organization - A global Train-the-Trainer course on energy efficiency – Dalian, China
12.2015 - International Maritime Organization - national workshop under the Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships GloMEEP) - Batumi, Georgia
07.2015 - Royal Navy , Black Sea Regional EEZ Course – Tbilisi, Georgia
06.2015 - TRACECA Maritime Safety and Security II - IMO Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) - internal Auditor TRACECA Maritime Safety and Security II - Kiev, Ukraine
05.2015 - TRACECA Maritime Safety and Security II - MLC 2006 – Batumi, Georgia
December 2015 - MARPOL Annex VI operational use of the Convention – Certificate of participation - Batumi, Georgia
IMO Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) - Internal Auditor - TRACECA Maritime Safety and Security II - June 2015 – Kiev, Ukraine
May 2013 - Ballast Water Management: Compliance and Operational Use of BWM European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; Globallast Partnership; International Maritime Organization, Royal Haskoning DHV – Batumi, Georgia
November 2011 - International Maritime Organization national seminar on Long Range Identification and Tracking of Ships (LRIT) Batumi, Georgia
May 2011 – Voluntary IMO Audit Scheme (VIMSAs Audit) – National Implementation Objectives. Batumi, Georgia.
July 2010 – Middle term training provided by European Commission in Cooperation ith National Agency of Ministry of education of Romania through Youth in Action Program, Predeal, Brasov Region, Romania
15th to 18th May 2010 – 2nd part of Capacity Building Training for European Voluntary Service (EVS), Association for Rural Development and Euro House Network in Romania, Gorj Region, Musutesti, Romania.
27 May 2009 - The Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (GFSIS) & Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Conference on “Problems in Georgian Contract Law”- certificate of Honor;
24 May 2009 - International Conference on “The Future of the WTO”; Howard International House; Taipei, Taiwan;
19th to 23th May 2009 - the 7th ELSA MOOT COURT COMPETITION (EMC2) on WTO Law; Final Oral Round; Taipei, Taiwan. Certificate for participation;
19th to 23th May 2009 - Best Written Submission In International Written Round in the 7th ELSA MOOT COURT COMPETITION (EMC2) on WTO Law; Taipei, Taiwan;
21 May 2009 - The Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (GFSIS) & Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Conference on “Problems in Georgian Administrative Law”, Issue: “Administrative Contract” - certificate of Honor;
04th to 06th June 2008 - Training Seminar on International and European Human Rights standards; supported by the OSCE Mission in Georgia – Certificate holder;
30 May 2008 – Project “Jury”, participant in the Supreme Court of Georgia as a Jury member, Certificate holder;
14 May 2008 – Central Election Committee of Georgia, Governmental Program of Certification for Election Commission members, Certificate for Public Officer, Valid through 2013;
01th to 03th March 2008 – Training seminar on “Searching Westlaw International”; supported by Parliament of Georgia, Presented by Lithuanian Scholars – Parliament of Georgia, Media-center ;
14 April 2008 - “American Bar Association” (ABA) – Project: “Jury”; Winner for final session; 19 April 2008 Rustavi City Court - Member of jury;
09 April 2008 - United Nations Association Georgia (UNA Georgia), Model International - delegate from Canada, Certificate for participation;
06 April 2008 - Student Quasi Court (spc.ge) Winner of the Debate Tournament - VGN team Captain, certificate for 1st place;
22.05 – 27.05 2007 - American Corner Georgia; Seminar on “debate culture”, certificate;
05 Aug 2007 - American Corner Georgia; Seminar on “Women Rights”;
2005 - 2007 yy. – Georgian Ministry of Education and Science, Republican Competition within Students, 2005 – 1st place, Issue: “Georgian Geopolitical Situation”; 2006 - 1st place, Issue: “World Globalization Process and Georgia”; 2007 - 1st place and Diploma of Academy, Issue: ”Iran – Big Peril?!”;
1999 - 2004 yy. Certificates of Honor for the best studies.
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Published Books and Articles:
Maritime Safety & Classification Society - Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany November 1, 2014, Authors: Ivane Abashidze (LL.M.) ISBN: 978-3-659-63029-3
“Protection of Refugees in Terms of a Common European Asylum System. Compliance With International Human Rights and Refugee Law.” Journal of International Law #2, pp.59, 2010
04 Jun 2009 – Law Journal, Article: “Law as Fairness?”
From 01 May 2008 - Student Organization “Students for Human Rights”, Founder
From 01 Oct 2008 – “Student Quasi Court”, ViceChancellor
15.01-15.05, 2008 – Elected Member of Board of Club “Latavra” Z.Faliashvili Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theatre;
2008 year – President Scholarship Holder;
Character:Communicative, Creative, Good team player.
Georgian – Native
English – Fluently
Russian – Advance
Spanish – A2 Level
Romanian – A2 Level (Near to advance)
German and French – Beginner.
Computer Literacy: Full Pack of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Photoshop, Internet, Outlook.