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Nino Tkhilava

Head of Environment and Climate Change Department

Born

12.03.1962

 

Education and Qualification

Since 2010

PhD candidate of the Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences

1979-1984
Diploma equivalent to Master’s Degree, Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Geography-geology with concentration in Hydrology of Land
Working Experience on National Level

Since March 15, 2018
Head of Environment and Climate Change Department, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia
December 15, 2017 – March 15, 2018 Head of Department of Environmental Policy and International Relations, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia

 

Working Experience on National Level
Since March 15, 2018
Head of Environment and Climate Change Department, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia

December 15, 2017 – March 15, 2018
Head of Department of Environmental Policy and International Relations, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia

2009 – December 15, 2017
Head of Department of Environmental Policy and International Relations, the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia

2006-2009
Head of Department of Integrated Environmental Management, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia

2005-2006
Head of Ambient Air Service, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia

2004-2005
Head of Emission Inventory and Accounting Unit, Ambient Air Division, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia

2003-2004
Consultant of CEITs for GEF funded projects, Energy and Ozone Action Branch, Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE), UN Environment Programme (UNEnvironment), Paris, France

2002-2003
Head of Emission Control and Management Division, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia

1999–2002

Senior Specialist of Ambient Air Main Division, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia

1992–1999

Head of Environmental Information Division, Nature Protection Society

1992
Executive Secretary, Nature Protection Society

1988–1992
Expert-Ecologist, Nature Protection Society

1985–1988
Specialist, Nature Protection Society

Working Experience on International Level
Since 2006
GEF (Global Environment Facility) Operational Focal Point in Georgia
Since 2006

Transport, Health and Environment Pan European Programme (THE PEP), National Focal Point and Bureau Member
Since 2001
Focal Point and the member of the drafting group of the Aarhus Convention Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTR)

2000–2009
Focal Point of the UNECE Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution

September 2001 – July 2002
Expert in European Commission project - AEA Technology plc “Environmental Approximation in the Western NIS- Technical assistance with development of an Air Quality Management Plan and Health Effects Study for Tbilisi.” (Phase II)

2000-2005
Deputy Head of National ODS officer UNEnvironment Project "Institutional Strengthening of the Ministry of Environment of Georgia for Implementation of the Montreal Protocol"

2000–2001
Deputy project coordinator of UNEP "Training Programme on Good Practices in Refrigeration" 2000–2001 Expert in European Commission project - AEA Technology plc “Environmental Approximation in the Western NIS” (phase I) “Environmental Approximation in the Western NIS” (phase I)
Working Experience on International Level

Language
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