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Stepan Kartashyan

Stepan Kartashyan

External Relations Department

In office since
30 December 2014

Curriculum Vitae

Date and Place of Birth
February 25, 1980, Yerevan, Armenia

2000 Graduated from the Yerevan State University, Bachelor of Arts in
International Relations
2000-2002 Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University),
Master of International Relations
2003 September - November professional training at the Netherlands
Institute of International Relations (Clingendael)
2003-2006 Post-graduate studies in Public International Law, Institute of
Philosophy and Law of National Academy of Sciences of Armenia

Professional experience
2001 Contracted employee, Embassy of Armenia in Russian Federation,
2002 August joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia,
attaché of European Department
2004-2006 Third Secretary, Embassy of Armenia in the United Kingdom,
London. From 2005 in Ireland (non-resident)
2006 September-December Third Secretary, European Department, Ministry of
Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia
2006-2008 Military service in the Armed Forces. International Military
Cooperation and Defense Programs Department, Ministry of
Defense of the Republic of Armenia
2008-2009 Second Secretary, European Department, Ministry of
Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia
2009-2013 Deputy Permanent Representative of the Republic of
Armenia to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France
2014 First Secretary, Department of International Organisations,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia
As of December 30, 2014 Head of the Department of External Relations,
Government Staff of the Republic of Armenia

Additional information
Reserve officer. Ph.D. in Public International Law. He is author of a monograph and a number of scientific articles about the European Court of Human Rights and its executive judgments. Fluent in Russian, English, French and basic knowledge of Arabic. In 2008 awarded with gratuity watch by the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia for significant input in development of the Military Doctrine of the Republic of Armenia.

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