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Hayk Azizbekyan Appointed Commissioner for Armenian Diaspora Affairs in Foreign Countries


Hayk Azizbekyan Appointed Commissioner for Armenian Diaspora Affairs in Foreign Countries


Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan of Armenia has announced the appointment of Hayk Azizbekyan as the Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs in Foreign Countries. This decision, made on Thursday, designates Azizbekyan as an adviser on a public basis.


Professional Background:


  • Founded and currently serves as Chairman of the Board and Investor for "EU Investment Programs in Armenia" (2019 - Present).

  • Established "AHG JUSTITIA" (2016 - Present), contributing legal and financial services as a Founder and International Lawyer.

  • Acted as Senior Legal Advisor for the "Refugee Council of the Netherlands" (2014-2016).

  • Worked as an International Legal Consultant and Lawyer at "Advocatenkantoor Palm" (2012-2014).

  • Practiced law at "Mohassel Zadeh Advocaten" (2009-2012).

  • Contributed legal expertise to the "Civil Union of Anti-Drugs" NGO (2007-2008).

  • Served as a Legal Advisor for the UN branch "SCAD" Program (2006-2008).

  • Owned and operated "Sofrino" Company in Cyprus (2003-2005).


Educational Background:


  • Studied "Law of Contracts" at Harvard University (2017-2018).

  • Pursued studies in "Public International Law" at Leiden University (2010-2013).

  • Obtained a degree in "Jurisprudence" from Yerevan Agricultural University (2002-2006).

  • Completed "Engineering" studies at the State Agrarian University of Armenia (1995-1999).

  • Graduated from Secondary School No. 49 of Yerevan (1985-1995).

Training and Language Proficiency:


  • Completed Legal English Courses at Oxford House (2009-2009).

  • Undertook Legal Dutch Courses at the University of Utrecht (2009-2010).

  • Represented Armenia as an RA Representative in Mexico for IPGRI - International Organization (CIMMYT) from 25.02.2002 to 23.08.2002.

  • Fluent in Armenian, English, Dutch, and Russian.

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