Paruyr Hovhannisyan

Board member

Paruyr Hovhannisyan is Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Armenia to the Council of Europe since 2016. Before coming to Strasbourg, he has been Director of the European Department at the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From 2005 to 2011 Mr Hovhannisyan has been Deputy Head of the Armenia’s Mission to EU, and from 1998 to 2001 he has been posted to the Permanent Mission of Armenia to the UN. He is an author of several articles referring to the UN, EU and the Council of Europe.