Member of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Born on 18.11.1958 Batumi, USSR. Working languages English, Russian.
1995 – 1998: Doctor of legal sciences programme, Law faculty, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia.
1989 – 1991: master’s Programme, Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law/ Law faculty, Lund University (Sweden).
2008-2010: member of the HRC Working Group on Arbitrary Detention
2010- up to date: member of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)