January 7, 2022


Lado Javakhishvili is leading organisation since december 2021

2016 – 2019 Master of Public Administration Ilia State University/Universität Siegen

2014 – 2016 Master of Laws
Tbilisi State University                                                        

2010 – 2014 Bachelor of Laws
Tbilisi State University                                                        


12.2021 – Present – Director,
Institute for Democracy and Justice

11.2021 – Present – Independent Consultant, Expert on Child Rights
World Vision International

01.2020 – 11.2021 – Deputy Director,
National Agency for Crime Prevention, execution of non-custodian sentences and Probation Ministry of Justice of Georgia

12.2018 – 01.2020- Director,
Center for Crime Prevention Ministry of Justice of Georgia

01.2017 – 12.2018 – Diversion and Mediation Division
LEPL Center for Crime Prevention

01.2014 – 01.2017 – Juvenile Diversion/Diversion and Mediation Program Manager
LEPL Center for Crime Prevention

06.2013 – 01.2014 – Project Manager Assistant
LEPL Center for Crime Prevention

10.2012 – 01.2013 – Court Practice Researcher
Analytical Department, Ministry of Justice

Academic Activities

01.2014 – 11.2021 – Invited Trainer/Lecturer
Training Center of Justice, Ministry of Justice

09.2014 – 08.2019 – Invited Lecturer (Head of Crime Prevention Legal Clinic)
Iv.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University


Fundamentals of Crime Prevention and Probation (handbook for practitioners and professional training)
Lado Javakhishvili, Moris Shalikashvili, Randell Barrows, Danie Clark, Salome Namicheishvili and Collective of authors.
Tbilisi, 2021

Handbook on Restorative Justice
Ivo Aertesn, Jana Javakhishvili,
Lado Javakhishvili
Tbilisi, Leuven, 2019

Juvenile Crime Prevention in Georgia, International Practice and way forward
Master’s Thesis, Ilia State University
Tbilisi, 2019

Victim-offender Mediation as Restorative Justice measure in Juvenile Justice
Master’s Thesis, Tbilisi State University
Tbilisi, 2016

Review of Juvenile Diversion and Mediation Programs
Yearbook 2016, National Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution Tbilisi, 2015

Mediation in Criminal Justice (victim-offender Mediation)
Ivo Aertesn, Jana Javakhishvili, Lado Javakhishvili
Tbilisi, Leuven, 2015


Special award for Especially Successful Work in Juvenile Justice System
– 2017, Minister of Justice of Georgia, EU4Justice

Qulification Exams

Georgian Bar Exam, General Specialisation


Georgia, English, Russian