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Astghik Mirzakhanyan

Astghik Mirzakhanyan

Social Affairs Department

In office since
12 April 2011

Curriculum Vitae

Date and Place of Birth
December 8, 1957, Yerevan

1975-1979 - Yerevan Institute of National Economy, Industry Planning Department
1979-1983 - Yerevan Institute of National Economy, Industry Planning Department, post-graduate study

Career Experience
1979 - All-Union Research Institute of Market Science and Demand, junior research worker
1981 - Yerevan Institute of National Economy, Industry Planning Department, junior research worker
1983-1994 – State-Plan’s Research Institute of Economics and Planning, head of group
1992-1995 – Standing Commission on Economic Affairs of Supreme Soviet of the Republic Armenia, expert
1994-1995 - Social and Economic Commission of RA Presidency, leading expert
1995-1998 – Deputy Minister - Head of State Statistics Department of the Republic of Armenia, responsible for social - demographic statistics
1998-2006 - Office of the United Nations in Armenia, coordinator of the Creation of Social Monitoring System program, head of PRSP group of public management, monitoring and assessment
2006-2009 - Central Bank of the Republic Armenia, head of task force for development of pension reform program
2009 - Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs of the Republic of Armenia, adviser to Minister
2010 - Deputy coordinator of the USAID program of pension and labor market reform
 2011 -2012- Acting Head of Social Department of Republic of Armenia Government Staff
As of Augustl 8, 2012 - Head of Social Department of Republic of Armenia Government Staff

Other Details
Awarded with the Premier’s letter of appreciation, Master of Economic Sciences, author of about 70 scientific works, articles, publications and monographs, speaks Armenian, Russian, English and French
Trainings: 1992 – Paris International Institute of Public Management (IIAP), Principles of Market Economy
1994 – Sevres International Center of Pedagogical Sciences (CIEP), Creation of the European Union and Cooperation with the CIS
1997 - Munich Educational Center of Applied Statistics (CDC), Household and Poverty Statistics
2004 – DevInfo Information Base Management Course, (UNICEF, Geneva)
2008 - Oxford Center of Financial Training (OFT, Moscow), Management of Pension Funds

Party Membership
Republican Party of Armenia

Personal Status
Widow, has two daughters