Gigi Tsereteli

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Gigi Tsereteli

George "Gigi" Tsereteli (born February 23, 1964, Tbilisi, Georgia) is a member and vice-speaker of the Parliament of Georgia.[1] He is married, with two children.

Education[edit]

  • 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[edit]

  • 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

Membership[edit]

  • Member - Executive Political Board of the United National Movement (UNM) party
  • Chairman - UNM Party Council
  • Member - Delegation to the OSCE parliamentary assembly
  • Vice-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

References[edit]

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