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.
Thea Tsulukiani in 2012
|Minister of Justice|
|Assumed office |
October 25, 2012
|Prime Minister||Bidzina Ivanishvili|
|Preceded by||Zurab Adeishvili|
|Born||January 21, 1975|
Tbilisi, Georgian SSR
|Alma mater||École nationale d'administration|
|Website||Ministry 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.
- Civil.ge (7 October 2012). "Media Reports on Ivanishvili's Possible Picks for Cabinet Posts". Retrieved 24 July 2017.
- Meeting with French media representatives (11.12.2012)
- “Georgia can’t turn a blind eye to broken laws” (06.06.2013)
- Justice minister pledges freedom from political interference (20.09.2013)
- Minister of Justice on BBC (29.10.2013)
- « Visa liberalisation is what will bring us closer to the EU » (17.10.2014)
- "Ukrinform": Министр юстиции Грузии Тея Цулукиани в интервью Укринформу рассказала о реформах и о том, почему нету дружбы между Москвой и Тбилиси (28.05.2015)
- Tea Tsulukiani: EEU doesn’t hinder Armenia-Georgia friendship (24.06. 2015)
- Changing Georgia in a Changing Europe
- Discourse: ‘Our philosophy is to have a good system’
- Why Georgia prioritises co-creation of public services