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Ms Thea Tsulukiani (Georgian: თეა წულუკიანი; born January 21, 1975) was appointed as Minister of Justice of Georgia in October 2012. Prior to her appointment, she ran as a candidate for the Free Democrats (Georgia), and was elected as Member of Parliament for Nazaladevi, a single- mandate constituency of the capital, with 72% of the vote.[1]

Thea Tsulukiani
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Thea Tsulukiani in 2012
Minister of Justice
Assumed office
October 25, 2012
Prime MinisterBidzina Ivanishvili
Irakli Garibashvili
Giorgi Kvirikashvili
Mamuka Bakhtadze
Preceded byZurab Adeishvili
Personal details
Born (1975-01-21) January 21, 1975 (age 44)
Tbilisi, Georgian SSR
Alma materÉcole nationale d'administration
WebsiteMinistry of Justice of Georgia

Ms Tsulukiani has 10 years of experience as a lawyer at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg (ECHR) where at the same time she served as a member of the Committee for Rules of Court and as a rapporteur on the cases examined by single-judge compositions.

Ms Tsulukiani holds MPA degree from École Nationale d'Administration (ENA) in France (Averroès 1998-2000). She also holds the degree in international law and international relations and a diploma from the Academy of Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia.

She is the chairperson of 8 Inter-agency Councils in the Government of Georgia, among them the Criminal Justice Reform Council, the Anti-corruption Council, the Anti-drug, Anti-torture and Anti-trafficking Councils as well as the State Commission on Migration Issues and the Inter-agency Commission for Free and Fair Elections.


  1. ^ (7 October 2012). "Media Reports on Ivanishvili's Possible Picks for Cabinet Posts". Retrieved 24 July 2017.

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