Ana Chapidze

Court Member
Ana Chapidze - mediator since 2022

Since 2006 She is a Member of the Georgian Bar Association, lawyer, Specialization - General. Additional specialization: Juvenile Justice and Children's Rights.
Profession: Full Academic Course in Legal Studies (main subject: criminal law) Diploma of Legal Specialist / Master`s Degree in Law (authorised for PHD studies)

2019 she attended the Mediation Certification Program (40-hour course) and the Mediator Training Course (56 hours) organized by the United Nations Development Fund and the European Union.

Professional experience: Since 2006 she has been working as a lawyer in various human rights organizations, including the Society for Fair Elections and International Democracy (ISFD) (protection of persons released on political grounds in labor disputes), 2019-2020- Local Democracy Agency's project "Raising Public Awareness on the Prevention of Juvenile justice in Imereti and Racha -Lechkhumi Kvemo Svaneti Region". 2018 -2019 Georgian Trade Union Confederation (Lawyer, Trainer in Labor Disputes), 2017 UNICEF – Short-term legal expert -Provide technical assistance to UNICEF and the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs and revise the Ministerial Order through drafting ammendments to incorporate child assessment component within the family assessment scheme.  2012 -2021 "Center for Psychosocial and Medical Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture - Kutaisi" - Founder / Director, 2019 Georgian Bar Association - Invited Trainer On the topic "Effective protection of equality", 2016- Legal Department of the Central Election Commission of Georgia - Lawyer.
Since 2020 she has been working as a lawyer at the “Human Rights Center” (HRC) in Imereti region.

Working languages: Georgian, English.