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Ambassador's Biography



Zaal Gogsadze

Born: 21 November 1954

Married, has two children

Professional Experience

3 November, 2018 – present - Ambassador of Georgia to Hungary

June, 2013 – October 2018 - Ambassador of Georgia to the Czech Republic

2012 Member of the Political Party “Georgian Dream”, Co-founder of Civic Movement “Georgian Dream”

2009-2012 Member of the Council. Political Party “Free Democrats”

2004-2008 Ambassador of Georgia to Italy

2003-2004 Ambassador at Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia

2001-2002 Civil Affairs Officer, United Nations Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Banja Luka

1999-2001 Director, Department of International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia

1994-1999 Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Georgia to the United Nations, New York

1993-1994 Deputy Director, Political Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia

1990-1993 Director, Department of Information, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia

Selected Accomplishments

2000 Participation in the preparation and work of the UN Millennium Summit in New York as a member of the delegation of Georgia

1999 Participation in the preparation and work of the OSCE Istanbul Summit as a member of the delegation of Georgia

1992 Participation in the preparation and work of the CSCE Helsinki Summit (Helsinki II)

Publications

1984-1991 Articles and other publicist letters were prepared for Georgian-language papers and magazines and a number of research articles published in Georgian and Russian scientific magazines

Language Skills English and Russian (fluent), Italian (good)

Education

1984 Ph.D in Journalism, Moscow State University

1979-1983 Post Graduate Studies, Tbilisi State University, Georgia

1973-1979 Student, Faculty of Journalism, Tbilisi State University, Georgia