Challenges Facing the Judiciary in Georgia: A Conversation with Nazibrola Janezashvili

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)

Please join the Harriman Institute and the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) at Columbia's Institute for the Study of Human Rights for a talk with Nazibrola Janezashvili, former Executive Director at the Unity of Judges of Georgia Association and a previous participant in the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP).

Nazibrola Janezashvili is from Tbilisi, Georgia. In 2008, she received the Lane Kirkland Scholarship and studied law at the University of Warsaw. Currently, she is a Fulbright-sponsored Hubert H. Humphrey Program fellow at the American University Washington College of Law. In 2009, she participated in the Human Rights Advocates Program at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University. Nazibrola is a Ph.D. student at Caucasus School of Law and has worked for a number of different NGOs focusing on human rights and the judicial system. She has served as the Executive Director at the Unity of Judges of Georgia Association, and she’s a legal expert for the Women’s Initiative Supporting Group. Before this role, she was a program coordinator at Penal Reform International South Caucasus Regional Office, and she also held the position of Executive Director for the NGO ‘Article 42 of Constitution’. She was a member of the Ethics Commission at the Georgian Bar Association; National Preventive Mechanism in the Public Defender’s Office. Nazibrola participates in and speaks at several events and has authored publications on human rights and judiciary.