Tamar Khidasheli


Tamar is the director and founder of the Georgian NGO Democracy Research Institute. She has worked in Georgia as an expert and human rights defender for over 20 years. Currently, Tamar is a Sectoral Coordinator of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum on Human Rights and Protection against Torture. In her capacity, she has advised Georgia's public defender on human rights issues. Her fellowship research topic focuses on bringing security sector institutions under democratic control.