Date and Place of Birth

Born on January 29, 1971, in Yerevan․


1987–1992 - Yerevan State University, Department of Oriental Studies, Arab studies,

1992–1993 - Haigazian University, Beirut, Middle East Politics,

2000–2001 - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, MA․

Work experience

1994-1996 - Coordinator of the "Shelter" program of UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Yerevan,

1996-1998 - Assistant to the Special Coordinator, program and public information of the UN Special, Mission to the African Great Lakes region: Rwanda, Zaire, Burundi, Uganda, Tanzania, Central African Republic, Kenya,

1998-2000 - Head of the Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo) and Brazzaville (Republic of the Congo) offices, UN Secretariat Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

2001-2003 - Team Leader and Emergency Planner, office of the UN Special Coordinator (UNESCO) for the Middle East Peace Process, Jerusalem: Palestinian Authority, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan,

2002-2003 - United Nations Field Coordinator in the Palestinian territories, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip,

2004 - Senior Advisor, United Nations Assistance Mission to Iraq (UNAMI), Jordan-Qatar,

2005-2008 - Lecturer at Yerevan State University in Middle East Politics at the Faculty of Oriental Studies,

2006 - Field Coordinator, UN Emergency Mission to the Saida region of Lebanon,

2006-2009 - Executive Director of the "Shushi Revival Fund",

2009-2013 - Consul General of the Republic of Armenia in Los Angeles,

2014-2016 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Armenia to Cuba, Costa Rica, Panama, Guatemala (residence in Mexico City),

2013-2016 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Armenia to the United Mexican States,

2016-2018 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Armenia to the United States,

On December 28, 2018 by the decision of the Prime Minister of Armenia has been appointed Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Diplomatic Rank

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary․

Foreign languages

English, Russian, Arabic, French, Spanish.

Marital status

Married, with two children.

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