Khatia Dekanoidze

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Khatia Dekanoidze
Хатія Деканоїдзе (Ukrainian)
ხატია დეკანოიძე (Georgian)
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1st Chief of National Police of Ukraine
In office
4 November 2015 – 16 November 2016
PresidentPetro Poroshenko
Prime MinisterArseniy Yatsenyuk
Volodymyr Groysman
Preceded bySergei Knyazev
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia
In office
4 July 2012 – 25 October 2012
Prime MinisterVano Merabishvili
Preceded byDimitri Shashkin
Succeeded byGiorgi Margvelashvili
Personal details
Born (1977-01-20) January 20, 1977 (age 44)
Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
CitizenshipGeorgian (2015-2017 Ukrainian)[1]
NationalityGeorgian
ResidenceKyiv, Ukraine
Alma materTbilisi State University
Military service
Allegiance Ukraine
Branch/serviceГеральдичний знак - емблема МВС України.svg Ministry of Internal Affairs
Years of serviceSince 2015
RankUkrainian police shoulder mark 10.svg Lieutenant colonel
CommandsFlag of Ukrainian National Police.svg National Police of Ukraine

Khatia Dekanoidze (Georgian: ხატია დეკანოიძე, Ukrainian: Хатія Деканоїдзе; born 20 January 1977) is a Georgian government official and politician. [2]

Education and career[change | change source]

Shee was graduated from Tbilisi State University with a International Relations degree in 1999. She has received further training under the aegis of the Central European University and the RAND Corporation in from 1990s to 2000s. She has been working for government agencies of Georgia from 1999. She was Director of Policy Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs from May 2007 to May 2012. She was Director of National Examination Center from May 2012 to July 2012. She was appointed Minister of Education and Science, succeeding Dimitri Shashkin.[3] She remained in this position until 25 October 2012.

On 4 November 2015 She was become Chief of Ukrainian National Police.[4] She resigned from this post on 14 November 2016.[5] On 16 November 2016 she was officially dismissed by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.[2] Dekanoidze complained that her powers were “not enough for dramatic changes” and that the pressure of her position by government officials and members of parliament was too great.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. Week’s milestones. Poroshenko’s Mig-29, Groysman’s barge, and Saakashvili’s passport, UNIAN (7 August 2017)
    Dekanoidze has confirmed the return of Georgian citizenship Archived 2017-08-08 at the Wayback Machine, Ukrop News 24 (30 July 2017)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Cabinet dismisses Dekanoidze as Ukraine's National Police chief, UNIAN (16 November 2016)
  3. Minister. Ministry of Education and Science. Accessed 19 July 2012.
  4. Khatia Dekanoidze appointed Ukrainian National Police Chief
  5. BREAKING: Ukraine's National Police Chief resigns (UPDATE), Ukraine Today (14 November 2016)
  6. "Ukraine's police chief resigns, complains of gov't pressure". AP News. 14 November 2016.

Other websites[change | change source]