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Irakli Kurashvili

Date and place of birth: 16 January 1972, Tbilisi, Georgia

WORK EXPERIENCE

21.03.2023- present - Ambassador of Georgia to the Republic of Latvia

04/2022 -02/2023 - Director General for European Union, Directorate General for European Integration, MFA of Georgia.

2018 – 2022 - Ambassador of Georgia to Argentina, accredited to Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile, Ecuador and Bolivia (based in Buenos Aires).

2012-2017 - Ambassador of Georgia to the Swiss Confederation, accredited to the Principality of Liechtenstein (based in Bern).

2009-2012 - Minister-Counselor, Embassy of Georgia to the Kingdom of Spain (August 2009 – January 2010); (March 2012 –July 2012 – Chargé d'affaires a.i. of Georgia in Spain).

2009 - Ambassador-at-Large at the MFA of Georgia.

2006-2007 - Consul, Embassy of Georgia in Spain.

2006 - Chargé d'affaires a.i. of Georgia in Spain.

2004-2005 - Head of Bilateral Relations Division of the Department of European Affairs and European Integration, MFA of Georgia.

2001-2004 - Counselor/Consul, Embassy of Georgia in Brussels, Belgium.

1997- 2000 - First Secretary of the Department for Europe and Americas, MFA of Georgia

1995-1997 - Third Secretary of the Political Department, MFA of Georgia.

EDUCATION

1989 - 1994 - Faculty of History, BA in History (With Honors), Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

1995-1996 - Specialized course on International Relations, Madrid Diplomatic School (Spain).

DIPLOMATIC RANK:     Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

LANGUAGES

Georgian – Native 

English, Spanish, French, Russian- fluently

Italian, Dutch, Catalan – basic knowledge