Public Defender of Georgia
Levan Ioseliani


2000 - Tbilisi State University, Law

Professional Experience

2018 - 2020 - NPLE “Civil Movement of Georgia”, Executive Director

2016 - 2017 - Chicago Law Mediation Program, mediator

2008 - 2016 - “Levan Ioseliani Law Firm”, Lawyer

2001 - 2008 - Law Firm “Aslanishvili and Ioseliani”, Founder

2000 - 2001 - JSC “TBC Bank”, senior lawyer

1999 - 2000 - JSC “Bank of Georgia”, lawyer

Former President of Georgia
Mikheil Saakashvili
European Georgia chairman
Giga Bokeria
Public Defender of Georgia
Nino Lomjaria
Levan Ioseliani: We need more information on the countries where the "veting" system was implemented, it is not clear that it was successful everywhere - this is an issue that needs to be agreed upon
Levan Ioseliani: We always call on everyone to refrain from using hate speech and spreading misinformation, however, I do not consider it justified to use legislative mechanisms against such actions
Shalva Papuashvili: The Center for Tolerance is headed by a person distinguished by his hostile rhetoric towards the Georgian Church, this also casts a shadow on the Public Defender as an institution; I hope this event will generate a response
Shalva Papuashvili: The NGO sector and the opposition have entered an anti-European field in connection with the date of Christmas; they contrasted the two dates and told millions of believers that we celebrate a Russian holiday on 7 January
The Public Defender continues to hold meetings in Ankara within the framework of his official visit
Giorgi Baramidze: Mikheil Saakashvili does not need to visit the ombudsman and consult, but should be released immediately
Ombudsman: If Mikheil Saakashvili would like to see the Public Defender, I will never refuse - his condition has improved, he has to go to the council in January and they will say what his condition is
The Public Defender met the residents of Perevi and Kardzmani
Public Defender to pay official visit to Kyiv and Warsaw
Public Defender: It is important to demand, with the involvement of the international community, that those who committed the crime of murdering Tamaz Ginturi be held accountable
Levan Ioseliani: The President has the right to enter everywhere and talk to everyone
Ombudsman on bail sentence for rapper "Kabu": I can't say anything about selective justice, the court makes decisions based on evidence - in general, violence against women should be punished
Ombudsman arrived in the village of Kirbali
The participants of the rally demand the visit of the Ombudsman at the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture
Public Defender: At this stage, the office of the ombudsman is not involved in the release of two captured Georgian soldiers fighting in Ukraine, I have not yet communicated with my Russian counterpart
Public Defender on the killing of Tamaz Ginturi: The state should do everything to ensure that something like this does not happen again and that the occupiers pay a very high price in case of such steps
Public Defender: Hate speech is a problem, but freedom of expression cannot be restricted, the state must properly protect the balance
Public Defender: I have not read the dissenting opinion of the judges, however, whatever the dissenting opinion is, the Public Defender cannot revise the decision made by the Constitutional Court
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Azerbaijan’s energy resources as one of the key elements of Europe’s energy diversification
George Katcharava - On the second anniversary of the war in Ukraine, there is no alternative to Georgia’s EU and NATO membership to ensure our national security and prosperity