Giorgi Nakashidze


Giorgi Nakashidze holds a Ph.D. degree in international law from the Tbilisi State University (Georgia). Previously, he was adviser for the Government of Georgia in armed conflict related interstate and individuals litigations before European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), including the case of Georgia v. Russia (II). Currently employed in the diplomatic service of Georgia, he advises on international law and international tribunals or organizations based in The Hague, including the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the International Criminal Court (ICC). His has published in areas of international criminal, humanitarian and human rights law, use of force and international litigation. The author currently serves as Senior Counsellor, Embassy of Georgia to the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The views expressed herewith are the solely author’s own in his personal capacity and do not in any way intend to represent the official views of any organization the author may be affiliated with.

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Towards Advisory Opinions of the International Criminal Court

Introduction On 25 October 2022, the Appeals Chamber (“AC”) of International Criminal Court (“ICC” or “the Court”) delivered the Decision on the Admissibility of the Appeal in the case of The Prosecutor v. Mahamat Said Abdel Kani (“Said Decision”). The context of the appeal is that the Defence had sought leave to appeal the Trial…

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Cyberattack against Georgia and International Response: emerging normative paradigm of ‘responsible state behavior in cyberspace’?

  On 28 October 2019, international media reported that a large scale cyber-attack was launched against Georgian websites, servers and other operating systems of government agencies, the courts, various municipal assemblies, state bodies, private sector organizations and media outlets. As a result, the servers and operating systems of these organizations were said to be significantly damaged, severely…

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