Name : Zaza Namoradze

Professional Title : Director

Affiliation : Open Society Justice Initiative

Country : Hungary

Title of Presentation : Innovative Solutions to Challenges Facing Criminal Defense Clinics

Short Bio : Zaza Namoradze, Director of the Budapest office of the Open Society Justice Initiative, oversees programs on legal aid reform, legal empowerment of the poor and legal capacity development. He has been engaged with legal aid reforms in several countries, including Lithuania, Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova, Bulgaria, Mongolia, Sierra Leone, Indonesia and Nigeria. Zaza previously served as staff attorney and, later, Deputy Director of OSI’s Constitutional and Legal Policy Institute (COLPI).