Speaker of Parliament of Georgia
Shalva Papuashvili


1998 - graduated from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of International Law and International Relations, majoring in International Law;

1998-2002 - studied under a scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) at the University of Saarland (Germany); in 1999 he was awarded a Master of Laws degree, and in 2002 - a Doctor of Laws degree

Professional Experience

On December 29, 2021, Shalva Papuashvili was elected Speaker of the Parliament of the tenth convocation of Georgia;

On October 31, 2020, Shalva Papuashvili was elected a member of the tenth convocation of the Parliament of Georgia from the party list of the Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia;

On December 15, 2020, he was elected First Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Education, Science and Culture;

On March 31, 2021 - he was elected Chairman of the Committee on Education and Science;

He is a member of the faction Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia;

Since January 16, 2021 he is a member of the political council of the party Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia;

March 27, 2021 - party Public Relations Secretary;

2003-2007 - he was a law expert at the German Technical Cooperation (GTZ);

2007-2017 - he headed the various directions of the German International Cooperation (GIZ) Law Program in the South Caucasus;

2017-2020 - he was the head of the Georgian team of the law program;

Since 2012 - he has been giving lectures at various universities;

Shalva Papuashvili is an associate professor at Ilia State University


Collection of legal special cases on the general part of the Civil Code (co-author);

German-Georgian-German legal dictionary (co-author);

New grounds for admissibility of cassation in civil proceedings;

Development of law through judicial law;

Commitment of good faith management of the joint stock company's supervisory board


English, German and Russian

Former President of Georgia
Mikheil Saakashvili
Special Representative of the Prime Minister for Relations with Russia
Zurab Abashidze
European Georgia chairman
Giga Bokeria
Givi Mikanadze: On May 17, around a million people across the country took to streets - the bill, the discussion of which started today, is aimed at protecting the interests of these people
Opposition refuses to participate in consideration of so-called LGBT propaganda legislative package
Parliamentary committees start consideration of legislative package against so-called LGBT propaganda
Estonian Ambassador to Georgia - If we want EU membership, we should all play by the rules - The Georgian Government on the one hand says that they are moving closer to the EU, but their actions do not prove that
Shalva Papuashvili on the Statement of the Parliament of Estonia - after the Minister of Foreign Affairs took part in a demonstration against the democratically elected government in a foreign country, nothing is surprising anymore
Shalva Papuashvili: We call on international observers to come as many as possible - there will be a referendum on October 26: do we want to be an independent or a vassal state?
Shalva Papuashvili: Organizations financed from the EU budget are engaged in a hate campaign, they threaten, and unfortunately, we do not have any reaction from the EU
Kakha Kaladze: It is a pity that the President has not yet responded to the submission of the Prime Minister and the Speaker of the Parliament regarding awarding the players of the national team with the Order of Honor
Shalva Papuashvili: The opposition is having fun, does not go through registration and plays the hide and seek game in the hall, they are here and pretend that they are not
Shalva Papuashvili: The employees of the organizations financed from the EU budget are openly engaged in terror, when you threaten someone with a bullet and attack them in public, this is precisely terror
Shalva Papuashvili: It is important that the issue of boycott should be written more clearly in the regulations of the parliament of the next convocation and that there should be no reason for some oppositionists to take their salary without going to work
Civil activist Zuka Berdzenishvili was beaten
Shalva Papuashvili: If the statement of a politician is a reason for someone not to celebrate the Independence Day with the soldiers of their strategic partner country who went to Afghanistan with American soldiers, it is up to them
Shalva Papuashvili: One of the important trends is that the youth more and more support conservative, traditional approaches
Shalva Papuashvili: If the EU decision were merit-based, Georgia should have an open accession negotiations process with the EU
Shalva Papuashvili: We see a campaign of organized terror, in which party and NGO activists are involved, unfortunately, no one from the EU has separated from this
Shalva Papuashvili: The opposition has one goal, to come to power, but not for the people, but for other foreign countries
Shalva Papuashvili: On October 26, the population will finally sanction the treacherous opposition, which has nothing to do with Georgia
US Ambassador discusses visa restrictions and future of US-Georgia relations
Estonian Ambassador to Georgia - If we want EU membership, we should all play by the rules - The Georgian Government on the one hand says that they are moving closer to the EU, but their actions do not prove that