David Siharulidze

David Siharulidze

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David Siharulidze


MINISTRY OF DEFENSE OF GEORGIA  (2008 – 2010) Atlantic Council of Georgia Chairman  (2011 –Current:)

US FOREIGN POLICY

Course aims to provide general understanding of the US foreign and security policy. Course reviews main principles, traditions and practices of the US foreign policy making. Students will be introduced to the main theoretical and practical aspects of the process of shaping American foreign policy. The course discusses military, economic, democracy aspects as well as domestic context of the US foreign policy.

Experience

  • Sept. 2011 – Current: Atlantic Council of georgia Chairman
  • Sept. 2013 – current: Georgian Institute for public Affairs
    Lecturer. International Security: Theory and Practice Course
  • Sept. 2013 – Current: СAUCASUS university
    Associated Professor. US Foreign Policy Course. Security Studies Course.
  • Sept 2013- current : Ilia State university
    Lecturer. International Security: Theory and Practice Course. Conducted Public Policy Debate program 2009-2010
  • 2009 -2010: Office of the President of Georgia
    Special Advisor to the President on Foreign Policy
  • 2008 Dec-2009 Aug: MINISTRY OF DEFENSE OF GEORGIA
    Minister
  • 2004-2005: MINISTRY OF DEFENSE OF GEORGIA
    Deputy Minister
  • 2004: National Security Council (NSC) of Georgia
    Undersecretary
  • 2002-2004: Georgia mission to nato
    Deputy Head of Mission
  • 2000-2002: MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF GEORGIA
    Head of NATO Division
  • 1996-2001: PARLIAMENT OF GEORGIA
    Senior Specialist, Committee of Defence and Security
  • 1995-1996: Atlantic Council of Georgia (NGO)
    Founder and Executive Director
  • 1993-1995: Institute of Psychiatry
    Doctor-Psychiatrist

Training Programmes

Conducting peace OPs in accordance to Rule of Law, Naval Justice School, 2002
NATO/OSCE Cooperation Course , NATO Defence College, 1998
Democratic Control of Armed Forces, Geneva Centre for Security Policy, 1997
NATO European Security Cooperation Course, NATO School, 1998
DDR (Disarmament, Demobilization, Reintegration) Course

Rewards

Diplomatic Rank: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Civil Service Rank: Actual State Advisor
State Award – Order of Vakhtang Gorgasali
NATO Research Fellowship: Author of the paper “Public Opinion Trends on NATO in Post Soviet Countries During the 90’s”

Languages

Georgian – Native, English and Russian – Fluent, French – Basic

Publications

– NATO Fellowship 2001-2003. Public Opinion Trends with Regard to NATO in Post-Soviet Countries during the 90’s
– Atlantic Council of Georgia Publication Security Sector Review. Co-Author
– Security Sector Reform in Georgia. GFSIS. Tbilisi. 2015

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