Permanent Representative

H.E. Mr. Paruyr HOVHANNISYAN

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Armenia to the Council of Europe

(Appointed upon the June 14, 2016 decree of the President of the Republic of Armenia)

Curriculum Vitae

Date and Place of Birth

Born on 5 April 1973, Yerevan, Armenia

Education 

1999-2001 - Studies in International Relations and Governance, St. John’s University, New York

1991-1995 - Graduation in International Relations, Yerevan State University

Work Experience

2014-2016 - Director, European Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2013-2014 -  Head of Second Bilateral Relations Division, European Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2011-2012 - Advisor to the Minister on EU issues, Ministry of Economy

2005-2011 - Deputy Head of Mission, Mission of Armenia to the EU

2001-2005 - Head of International Economic Organisations Division, International Economic Cooperation Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1998-2001 - Third, then Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of Armenia to the UN

1996-1998 - Attaché, International Economic Cooperation Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Publications

- “Europe’s Next Avoidable War” (contributor, Palgrave- Macmillan, 2013)

- “Managing Globalisation in Selected Countries with Economies in transition” (contributor, UN ESCAP, 2003)

Author of a number of articles on EU-Armenia and UN-Armenia issues

Languages

Armenian, English, Russian, French