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David Babayan

David
Babayan

Minister of Foreign Affairs of AR

In office since
4.01.2021


Curriculum Vitae

Date and Place of Birth
April 5, 1973, c. Stepanakert, NKR
 

Education
1994 - graduated from the Yerevan Institute of National Economy "State Regulation of Economy".
1997 - graduated from the Faculty of Political Science of the American University of Armenia.
1998 - graduated from the Faculty of International Relations of the Central European University (Budapest).
2005 defended his PhD thesis at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia and received the degree of Candidate of Historical Sciences.
He is a member of the NKR Writers' Union.
2013 - received the scientific title of assistant professor.
2018 defended his doctoral thesis at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia and received the degree of Doctor of Historical Sciences.
 

Career Experience
1998-1999 - Second Secretary in the Political Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic (NKR).
2000-2001 - head of the political programming department of the NKR MFA Political Department.
2001 May-December head of the political department of the NKR Foreign Ministry.
2001-2005 - worked in the planning group attached to the NKR President.
2005-2007 - assistant to the President of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic.
2007-2013 - head of the Central Information Department of the Office of the NKR President.
2019 - founded the Conservative Party of Artsakh, and on April 17 of the same year was elected chairman of the party.
On May 26, 2020 by the decree of the President of the Republic of Artsakh was appointed Adviser on Foreign Affairs of the President of the Artsakh Republic.
On January 4, 2021 by the decree of the President of the Republic of Artsakh was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Artsakh Republic.

 

Other information
2016 - Awarded the "Vachagan Barepasht" Medal of the Artsakh Republic.
He has the diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.
He has authored more than 300 articles, is the author of 9 monographs.
 

Party Membership
Chairman of the Artsakh Conservative Party.
 

Personal Status
Has 2 children.