Gayane Hovakimyan (Armenia)

Regional Representatives – Eastern Region

Academic and continuous education:
Sociologist with MA degree , human rights education with certification in various academic institutions (Geneva Graduate Institute of International Studies, Central European University)

Work experience:
Management experience within various structures under the Ministry of Justice, prison service, management of prison education programmes. Also research career in the field of human rights, child protection, women rights, violence prevention, public safety in cooperation with UN Agencies (UNICEF, UNFPA, UNODC, UN WOMEN), Council of Europe, OSCE.

Teaching and training experience:
University teacher at Armenian State Pedagogical University, Faculty of Psychology and Sociology, trainer for various national and international organizations
Academic Affiliation: Cofounder of Armenian Sociological Association, Committee Member of Armenian Social Work Association.