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Gigi Tsereteli
გიგი წერეთელი
Tsereteli in 2017
president of Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
In office
2017–2020
Member of the Parliament of Georgia
In office
1999–2020
Minister of Health, Labour and Social Affairs of Georgia
In office
2004–2005
Member of the Tbilisi City Assembly
In office
October 1998 – November 1999
Governor of Tbilisi Vake District
In office
1995–1996
Personal details
Born (1964-02-23) 23 February 1964 (age 60)
Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
Political partyEuropean Georgia
Alma materTbilisi State Medical University

George "Gigi" Tsereteli (born 23 February 1964) is a member and former vice-speaker of the Parliament of Georgia and the president of Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.[1]

Education

  • 1970–1977: Tbilisi N8 Musical School
  • 1970–1980: Tbilisi N55 Secondary School
  • 1980–1986: State Medical University, School of Medicine
  • 1986 - 1987: Tbilisi Central Republican Hospital - internship
  • 1987–1989: Institute of the Clinical and Experimental Neurology, residency – MD (neurologist)
  • 1995 - 2000: Tbilisi State University, School of Law - LLM
  • 2005 - Boston University School of Public Health, economics and financing for international health - certificate

Career

  • 1989 – 1993: Hospital of the Clinical and Experimental Neurology, neurologist, MD
  • 1993– 1995: Private business
  • 1995 – 1996: Governor of Tbilisi Vake District
  • April 1995 – October 1995: Tbilisi Municipality, first deputy chairman of the Department of Social Affairs
  • 1996–1998: Tbilisi Municipality, vice-mayor
  • October 1998 - November 1999: member of Tbilisi City Council, chairman of the majority faction
  • November 1999 – February 2000: MP, V Parliament of Georgia, chairman of the Committee on Regional Policy and Self-Governance
  • February 2000 – January 2004: deputy chairman of the Parliament of Georgia
  • November 2003 – January 2004: acting chairman of the Parliament of Georgia
  • February 2004- 2005: Minister of Labor, Health and Social Protection of Georgia - Deputy prime minister
  • 2004 - 2008: MP, VI Parliament of Georgia, Member of Parliament of Georgia (Mtatsminda N1 constituency), Parliament of Georgia Committee on Healthcare and Social Issues - chairman
  • 2008 - 2012: MP, VII Parliament of Georgia, deputy chairman
  • 2009 - 2011: European Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development - vice-president
  • 2011 - 2013: European Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development- president
  • 2012 to present: Vice-president, OSCE Parliamentary Assembly
  • 2012-to present: MP, VIII Parliament of Georgia. Vice-chairman, Committee on Healthcare and Social Affairs. Foreign Affairs Committee member
  • 2017 - 2020: President, OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

Membership

  • Member - Executive Political Board of the European Georgia — Movement for Liberty party
  • Chairman - European Georgia Political board
  • Member - Delegation to the OSCE parliamentary assembly
  • President - EPP and Likeminded Group in the OSCE parliamentary assembly
  • Member - European Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development
  • Member - USA caucus in the Parliament of Georgia
  • Member - Friendship Group with the Parliament of Sweden

Personal life

Married, with two children.

References

  1. ^ "Georgia to sever ties with Russia". NBC News. 29 August 2008. Retrieved 27 March 2011.
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