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