European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)





Education and academic and other qualifications:

1994 - Diploma in Laws with Honors, Baku State University

2000 - Candidate of Legal Sciences, Odessa National Law Academy

Professional activities

(a) Present position:

- Judge, Constitutional Court of the Republic of Azerbaijan

- Associate Professor of Constitutional Law, Baku State University

(b) Work at national level:

Associate Professor of Constitutional Law, Baku State University (courses taught: Constitutional Law, Human Rights Law, Constitutional Adjudication).

Coordinator of the Human Rights Section, Legal Clinic, Baku State University.

(c) International work:

Member of ECRI since 2008.

Expert of the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) since 2004.

Publications and other works:

Monograph on problems of Azerbaijani citizenship, 2004.

Language skills:
Azerbaijani (mother tongue), English (very good), Russian (very good), Turkish (fair), Ukrainian (fair).

Other relevant information:

Member of the Working Group for drafting a new Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan, 1995.

Board Member, European Human Rights Center/Baku, 1996-2001.