Head of Mission

Curriculum Vitae

H.E. Mr. Armen PAPIKYAN

 Permanent Representative of the Republic of Armenia to the OSCE

 

 

Date and Place of Birth

Born on November 22, 1973 in Yerevan

 

Education

2000 Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Boston, USA

 

1990-1995 Faculty of International Relations (Specialisation in International Relations and History), “Gladzor” University, Yerevan, Armenia


Fellowship Programs

2001 NATO Defense College, Italy

 

1999 George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Germany

 

Professional Experience

Since January 11, 2019 Permanent Representative of the Republic of Armenia to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and to the International Organizations in Vienna

 

Since November 28, 2018 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Republic of Austria

 

2016 – 2018 Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia

 

2011 – 2016 Permanent Representative of the Republic of Armenia to the Council of Europe (residence in Strasbourg)

 

2013 Chairman of the Committee of the Ministers’ Deputies of the Council of Europe

2016 Head of Rapporteurs Group (Committee) on Programme, Budget and Administration of Council of Europe

 

2011 Counsellor, European Department, MFA, Armenia

 

2007 – 2011 Counsellor, Permanent Representation of the Republic of Armenia to the OSCE; Deputy Head of the Mission

 

2005 – 2007 Head of Conventional Arms Control Division, Arms Control and International Security Department, MFA, Armenia

 

2002 – 2005 Second Secretary, Embassy of Armenia in Switzerland (residence in Geneva)

 

2002 – 2005 Second Secretary, Permanent Representation of the Republic of Armenia to the United Nations Office in Geneva

 

1999 – 2002 Second Secretary, NATO Division, Arms Control and International Security Department, MFA, Armenia

 

1997 – 1999 Attaché and Third Secretary, Bilateral Military Cooperation Division, Military-Political Department, MFA, Armenia

 

Foreign languages

English, French, Russian

 

Marital status

Married with 2 children