Konstantin Korkelia
Scholar in Residence
Wilf Hall Room 518
Biography

Konstantin Korkelia is professor of international human rights law at Tbilisi State University, Georgia. While at CHRGJ he will work on his research on the Right to Life in International and National Contexts.

He previously worked as the Ambassador of Georgia to Latvia and Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe (Strasbourg), the Vice-Justice Minister of Georgia, and the Government Representative to the European Court of Human Rights. He received Master’s degree cum laude from Leiden University, the Netherlands and Doctoral degree from Tbilisi State University. He is a trainer and a consultant working for various international organizations and institutions such as the Council of Europe, EU, OSCE, GIZ, IRZ. Konstantin’s interests include international law of human rights, European law of human rights, international treaty law and public international law. In 2020 Professor Korkelia was granted an award for Academic Excellence in Human Rights by the All the universities of Georgia. His recent publications include Human Rights Restrictions in Georgia During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

 

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