Permanent Representative

H.E. Mr. Andranik HOVHANNISYAN

Permanent Representative of the Republic of Armenia to the UN Office and other international organizations in Geneva

Date and place of birth

April 06, 1976, Yerevan, Armenia

Education

2000            Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Boston, USA

1998-2001  PhD studies, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Yerevan State University

1996-1997  Department of Arabic Language and Literature, University of Cairo, Egypt

1993-1998  Department of Arabic Studies, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Yerevan State University

Work experience

2019 June   Appointed as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Swiss Confederation (residence in Geneva)

2019 April   Appointed as the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Armenia to the UN Office and other international organizations in Geneva

2014-2019   Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs

2012-2014   Deputy Chief of Mission, Counsellor, Embassy of Armenia to the USA, Washington

2010-2012   Head of the OSCE Section, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia (MFA RA)

2009-2010   First Secretary, Council of Europe Division, MFA RA

2006-2009   Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of Armenia to the OSCE, Vienna

2004-2006   Third Secretary, Arms Control and International Security Department, MFA RA

2000-2004   Attaché, Embassy of Armenia to Syria, Damascus

1999-2000   Attaché, Information and Public Affairs Department, MFA RA.

Diplomatic rank

Envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary

Academic degree

Ph.D. in history, Yerevan State University

Languages

Armenian, English, Russian, Arabic

Marital status

Married, with two sons and two daughters