Karen Karapetyan

Deputy minister

Date and place of birth
30 august 1983, Yerevan, Armenia
2007–2009 -  Leading Expert of Foreign Communication Service at ‘Nairit Plant’ CSJC (managed by the Interstate Bank Representation in Armenia),
2010 - Procurement Officer of the Regional Project “European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) East Countries Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG)” (World Bank / IUCN / WWF)
2010-2011 Legal Counsel at World Wide Fund for Nature, Armenian Branch (WWF-Armenia)
2011–2015 Coordinator of “Ecoregional Conservation Programme in the Southern Caucasus Region: Establishment of Protected Areas in Armenia’s Javakhq (Ashotsk) Region” (KfW/MoNP/WWF)
2015-2019 Project National Coordinator of   Transboundary Joint Secretariat, Phase 3 (TJS-III) (KfW/WWF, Consultant - AHT GROUP AG Management and Engineering)
2017–2018 Project Officer of the Council of Europe Project “Support to the implementation of the judicial reform in Armenia” (UK FCO/EU PGG)
2019-2022 Project Officer of the Council of Europe Regional Project “Strengthening the profession of lawyer in line with European standards in the EU Eastern Partnership Countries”  (COE/EU PGG)
2022-2023 Senior Project Officer of the Council of Europe Project “Strengthening institutional capacities to fight and prevent corruption” (COE/EU PGG)


1990-2000 studied at Yerevan secondary school N8 after A. Pushkin
2000-2005 studied in the Faculty of Law at the Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) State University. Graduated with Honours.
2022 to present studies the Executive Master Program in EU Studies, at Centre International de Formation Européenne (CIFE, Berlin, Germany)
Command of Armenian, English and Russian
Married, with two children
2005-2007 served in the Armed Forces of Armenia