Composition

The Georgian National Commission for UNESCO is composed of 12 members: the President, Vice-President, Secretary-General and members of the Commission. The members of the Commission are representatives of governmental authorities and organs of Georgia, associations and non-governmental organizations, as well as independent experts. The President of the Commission is the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia. The Commission meets twice a year.

Members of Georgian National Commission for UNESCO :

  1. Mr. Mikheil JanelidzePresident of the Commission,  Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia;
  2. Ms. Khatuna TotladzeVice-President of the Commission, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia;
  3. Mr. Nikoloz Antidze - General Director of National Agency of Cultural Heritage Protection;
  4. Ms. Maia Bitadze - Deputy Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia;
  5. Mr. Revaz Javelidze - Deputy Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs of Georgia;
  6. Ms. Ketevan KandelakiSecretary General, Director of the International Cultural and Humanitarian Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia;
  7. Mr. David Lortkipanidze – General Director of the Georgian National Museum;
  8. Mr. Peter Metreveli – First Secretary General of the Commission;
  9. Ms. Manana Mikaberidze – Deputy Director-General of Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation;
  10.  - Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia;
  11. Ms. Rusudan Tsurtsumia – Director of the International Research Center for Traditional Polyphony;
  12. Mr. Levan Kharatishvili – Deputy Minister of Culture and Monuments Protection of Georgia.