Ambassador

H.E. Mr. Armen PAPIKYAN

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
of the Republic of Armenia to Austria

 

                                            

 

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

 

Work Experience

On November 28, 2018 the President of the Republic of Armenia signed a decree appointing Armen Papikyan as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Republic of Austria.

On June 8, 2018 has been re-appointed as the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs by the decision of the Prime Minister.

On June 22, 2016 has been appointed as the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs by the decree of the President.

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

2011 Counsellor, European Department, MFA, Armenia

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

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

 

Diplomatic Rank

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

 

Foreign languages

English, French, Russian

 

Marital status

Married with 2 children.

 

 

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