haroblishvili

Vakhtang Makharoblishvili was born in Tbilisi, on 2 October 1978.

EDUCATION

2000 - Tbilisi State University, specialty: international law and international relations

2002 –Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies (MEDAC), Master of Diplomacy

2004 –Leiden University, Master of International Business Law

CAREER

Since 2000 to date Vakhtang Makharoblishvili has held various positions the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia:

August 2000 - September 2001  Attaché

Centre for Policy Analysis & Research

September 2001 - August 2002   Second Secretary  Division of Political Analysis and EU-Georgia Partnership and Co-operation Department of Relations with the EU

August 2002 - July 2004                      Head of Division                                             

Political Analysis and EU-Georgia Partnership and Co-operation Division, Department of Relations with the EU

July 2004 - September 2004               Head of Division                                             

European Integration Division, Department of European Affairs and European Integration

September 2004 - October 2005        Deputy Director

Department of European Affairs and European Integration 

From October 2005 to November 2009, Vakhtang Makharoblishvili has served as Senior Counsellor at the Embassy of Georgia to the Kingdom of Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, and at the Permanent Representation of Georgia to the EU.

From November 2009 to May 2012, he worked first as Deputy Director and then as Director of the Department of International Organisations.

From May 2012 to October 2016, Vakhtang Makharoblishvili worked as Deputy Permanent Representative of Georgia to the UN, and from February 2013 to July – as Charge d'Affaires of Georgia to the UN.

From November 2016 to date, Vakhtang Makharoblishvili has held the position of Deputy Foreign Minister.

In 2011 he was awarded diplomatic rank of Minister Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

Vakhtang Makharoblishvili speaks English, Russian and French.

He is married with one child.