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                                                            H.E. Mr. Archil Kalandia   
                                                               Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia
                                                                                            to the People's Republic of China 
 
  

             

Professional Experience

  • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia - to the People`s Republic of China        2018 - Present
  • Senior Counsellor - Embassy of Georgia to the People`s Republic of China                2017-2018
  • Counsellor - Department of Asia, Africa, Australia and Pacific Countries - Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia     2014-2017
  • Lecturer - Caucasus University, Tbilisi             2015-2017
  • Lecturer - Saint Andrew Georgian University           2014-2017
  • First Secretary - (Charge D `Affairs in 2013-2014) Embassy of Georgia to the People`s Republic of China     2007-2014
  • Third Secretary - Department of Global Affairs - Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia             2006-2007 
  • Attaché – Department of Eastern Affairs - Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia       2005-2006

Education 

  • Academic Degree - Doctor of Social Science -   Georgian Technical University        2013
  • Specialist of the Economy of Oriental Countries, Sinologist - Faculty of Economy of Oriental Countries -  Institute of Asia and Africa, Tbilisi        1999-2004
Conferences & Seminars

  • Seminar for diplomats from eastern Europe and Central Asian Countries - organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of japan _ Tokyo, Japan January 2017
  • Conference for foreign Experts from Developing Countries - organized by the Ministry of Commerce of China _ Beijing, China   December 2006
  • Seminar in diplomacy - Asian Training Center, Cairo, Egypt. 
Other information

  • Honor Certificate for Outstanding Contribution for Developing Cultural Ties between Georgia and The people's Republic of China - Institute of Confucius Of Tbilisi   October 2014
  • Honor Certificate - International Friendship Ambassador - Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC)Beijing.   January 2014
  • Honor Certificate for Outstanding Contribution in Developing Wine Culture in China -  Magazine "Wine in China", Beijing.   October 2013
Publications: 

  • Author of the Chinese - Georgian and Georgian - Chinese Dictionaries   2017
  • Author of the monograph - Transformation of China in XXI Century   2015
  • Published 12 Articles about the Chinese Reforms and Opening up Policy
  • Member of Sinologists Association of Georgia
Languages: 

  • Georgian
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Russian
Personal information:

  • Date of birth: 28 February, 1983
  • Nationality: Georgian
  • Marital status: Married and has a daughter