Giga Bokeria

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Giga Bokeria
Giga Bokeria in 2006
Secretary of National Security Council of Georgia
In office
20 November 2010 – 21 November 2013
PresidentMikheil Saakashvili
Member of the Parliament of Georgia
In office
In office
Personal details
Born (1972-04-20) 20 April 1972 (age 51)
Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
RelationsNana Alexandria (Mother)
Alma materTbilisi State University

Giorgi (Giga) Bokeria (Georgian: გიორგი (გიგა) ბოკერია, born 20 April 1972) is a Georgian politician and was the secretary of the National Security Council of Georgia from November 2010 to November 2013. He is currently one of the leaders of the Movement for Freedom-European Georgia.

In 2003, he visited Serbia Serbia to study peaceful revolution techniques. As a result, the youth movement "Kmara" was established. Movement played leading role in Rose Revolution.[source?]

Bokeria was a Member of Parliament from 2004 to 2008. He was the Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Legal Issues and is a Member of Committee on Defense and Security. He was vice-president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and he was vice-chairman of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe group in the assembly (2005-2008). In April 2008 he became deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia,[1] and in November 2010 to Secretary of the National Security Council.[2] He resigned on 15 November 2013 after Georgia elected its new president, Giorgi Margvelashvili.[3] He was member of Parliament of Georgia (2016-2020).

Bokeria is married to Tamara Chergoleishvili. Tamara is editor-in-chief of the magazine Tabula (ტაბულა).[4] Bokeria's mother is the chess grandmaster Nana Alexandria.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. MP Bokeria Becomes Deputy Foreign Minister Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine. Civil Georgia. 7 April 2008
  2. Reshuffle in Government, NSC. Civil Georgia. 20 October 2010
  3. Georgian National Security Council Secretary resigns Archived 2014-03-23 at the Wayback Machine. Trend News Agency. 15 November 2013.
  4. Tabula Magazine and TI Georgia's Ad Market Report. Civil Georgia. 18 December 2011
  5. Recommendations and assessments from European Parliament[permanent dead link]. Georgian News TV. 24 November 2011.

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