Armen Grigoryan (politician)

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Name in Armenian Արմեն Գրիգորյան
Birthplace Martuni, Artsakh
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Birth date 25 December 1983
Lived in Martuni (Artsakh), Yerevan
Resides in Yerevan
Languages Armenian, English, Russian
Ethnicities Armenian
Dialects Eastern Armenian, Karabakh Armenian

Armen Grigoryan (Armenian: Արմեն Գրիգորյան; born December 25, 1983 in Martuni, Artsakh), is an Armenian politician, political scientist. Security Council Secretary of Armenia.[1][2]

Biography

Armen Grigoryan was born on December 25, 1983 in Martuni, Martuni Region, Artsakh. In 2001 he graduated from the secondary school №2 after Mesrop Mashtots in Martuni and entered Yerevan State University, Faculty of International Relations. During his study he was conscripted to the NKR Defense Army. In 2009 he entered the MA program in Political Science and International Affairs at the American University of Armenia. In 2011 he graduated from the AUA.

From March 2012 to September 2013 he worked at the "Counterpart International Inc. Armenia" as a civil society officer. From April 2015 to May 2018 he worked at the "Transparency International Anti-Corruption Center" as a project coordinator of the electoral programs.

In May 2018 the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan appointed Armen Grigoryan as a Security Council Secretary of Armenia.[1][3]

Publication and scientific activity

From 2011 to 2013 he was writing a scientific workbook called "Political elite in post-Soviet Armenia: characteristics and ways of formation”. Since 2011 he has been publishing analytical articles on the Armenia's democratization, civil society development, economic and political as well as geopolitical-international topics for the news websites "Civilnet", "Mediamax" and "EVN report". Since 2015 he has been a visiting lecturer at the Armenian-Russian (Slavonic) University, department of World Politics and International Relations.

Civil Activity

In February 2013 he was the chief of presidential candidate Andrias Ghukasyan's pre-election headquarters. In 2015, during the referendum on the Constitutional amendments, he coordinated the observation initiative called "Citizen Observer" involving more than1000 observers. In April 2017, during the National Assembly elections, he coordinated the observation initiative called "Citizen Observer" involving more than 3000 observers. From September to December 2017 he conducted expert works on "Transparency and Civic participation" in the Council of Europe. From April to May 2018 he participated in "Velvet Revolution" took place in Armenia. He was a member of the "Reject Serzh" initiative and held numerous rallies. He was kidnapped and detained with the other leaders of the movement and after the Serzh Sargsyan's resignation, he was released.[4]

Member of the political party – "Civil Contract".

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External links

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armen_Grigoryan_(politician)

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