Policy Leader Fellow
School of Transnational Governance
Teona Giuashvili is a Georgian diplomat with over eleven years of experience. She has worked on multilateral diplomacy and conflict resolution as deputy and then acting director of the Department of International Organisations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.As deputy head of the Mission of Georgia to the European Union (EU), Teona has focused on Georgia’s European integration priorities, in particular political and security dialogues, the conclusion of the Association Agreement and visa liberalisation. From Brussels she moved to Paris and served as chargee d'affaires and deputy ambassador of Georgia to France.Teona holds a PhD in Political Science from Sciences Po, Paris, as well as Master's degrees in European Studies and International Relations from Sciences Po, the University Pantheon-Assas Paris II and Tbilisi State University (TSU). As a PhD exchange scholar, she has spent an academic year at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in the United States. Teona has also lectured on Conflict Resolution at TSU. She speaks Georgian, English, French, Russian and Italian.At the EUI School of Transnational Governance, Teona is working on the evolution of the relationship between the EU and the three associated partner countries in the Eastern neighbourhood – Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. In particular, she focuses on the role of non-state actors in these partnerships.