Meet Ombudsman

Term of Office 2016 мая - 2018 октября

Ruben Melikyan

Born on  June 26, 1982 in Yerevan.

Education

  • 2008  June  – December : USA, Tufts University, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
  • 2003-2006: Yerevan State University, Faculty of Law, Department of Criminal Procedure and Criminalistics,  Postgraduate Study, Candidate of Law (equivalent to PhD)
  • 2001-2003: Yerevan State University, Faculty of Law, Department of Criminal Procedure and Criminalistics, Master Degree in Law
  • 1997-2001: Yerevan State University, Faculty of Law, Bachelor Degree in Law.

Work Experience

  • 2016 May- 2018  November:  Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Artsakh
  • 2014-2016 : RA Academy of Justice, Rector (Chancellor)
  • 2012-2013:  Ministry of Justice of RA Deputy Minister of Justice of Republic of Armenia
  • 2009-2012: Advisor to the Chairman of the Court of Cassation
  • 2010 -current :Yerevan State University, Faculty of Law, department of Criminal Procedure and Criminalistics, Associate Professor
  • 2007-2009: Advisor to the Judge of the Court of Cassation, Senior    Assistant to the Chairman of the Criminal Chamber
  • 2006-2010 : Yerevan State University, Faculty of Law, Department of Criminal Procedure and Criminalistics, Assistant Professor
  • 2005-2016: Yerevan State University, Faculty of Law, Department of Criminal Procedure and Criminalistics, Lecturer

Elected in октября 2018

Artak Beglaryan

Born on July 5, 1988, in Stepanakert.

Human Rights Ombudsman of the Republic of Artsakh since 2018.

  • 2013 – 2018: PhD in Political Science, Institute for National Strategic Studies after Drastamat Kanayan, adjacent to the Ministry of Defense of Armenia.
  • 2016 May – July: PhD researcher at Fribourg University of Switzerland with grant of Academic Swiss Caucasus Net (ASCN).
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Term of Office 2008 апреля - 2016 мая

Yuri Hayrapetyan

Born on 26 october 1954 in Stepanakert.

  • 1983 - Graduated from the correspondence department of the Law faculty of Yerevan State University
  • 1962-1972 - Studied at Stepanakert secondary school No 3.
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