Global & Senior Global Research Fellows
Academic Year 2007-2008
Ms. Anna Dolidze
Albert Podell Global Fellow at Risk
Anna Dolidze is a human rights lawyer and Albert Podell Global Fellow at Risk at New York University School of Law. In 2007, Anna was a Visiting Scholar at the Harriman Institute of Columbia University. Currently Chair of the Center for Democracy in Georgia, she is the former president of the Georgian Young Lawyers Association (GYLA).
Established in 1994, GYLA promotes higher standards for the legal profession and supports the professional development of law students and young lawyers in Georgia. GYLA's focus areas include promotion of rule of law, legal reform, developing legal education, building civil society networks, and ensuring transparency and accountability of the government.
A graduate of Tbilisi State University, Ms. Dolidze as well pursued extensive legal studies abroad, and received her LL.M. (Master of Laws) in Public International Law from Leiden University in the Netherlands. She has contributed to the work of a number of important organizations such as the Georgia Media Council, the Stakeholders Committee of the Millennium Challenge Georgia Fund, and the Human Rights Monitoring Council of the Penitentiary and Detention Places. Ms. Dolidze served as Adjunct Professor in Human Rights and International Law at the Caucasus School of Law and Georgian American University.
Ms. Dolidze is the author of numerous publications on legal reforms in Georgia.