Տնտեսագիտության և կառավարման ֆակուլտետ
Faculty of Economics and Management
The training of economists with higher education began at YSU in 1921 at the Faculty of Soviet Construction (later at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Social-Economic and Faculty of Economics).:
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Simon R. Papyan

Assistant | Chair of Economics and International Economic Relations
Education
1971 - 1976 Yerevan State University, Republic of Armenia
Specialization: Geologist, Master's Degree, Diploma with Honor
1977 - 1982 Rostov State University, Russian Federation
Specialization: Economist, Master's Degree, Diploma with Honor
1982 - 1985 Institute of the World Economy and International Relations,
Moscow, Russian Federation, Postgraduate Study, Diploma with honor
1985 Ph.D. in Economics

Professional experience
2002 - till present Ministry of Nature Protection, Republic of Armenia, First Deputy Minister
1992 - till present Yerevan State University, Republic of Armenia, Faculty of International Economy, Associated Professor
2000 - 2002 Armenian National Survey for Seismic Protection, First Vice-President
1995 - 2000 Ministry of Nature Protection, Republic of Armenia, First Deputy Minister
1993 - 1995 State Department of Mineral Resources, Republic of Armenia, First Deputy Head
1992 - 1993 “Geoeconomics” Scientific Center, Republic of Armenia, Deputy Director
1983 - 1992 Union Research Institute of Economics of Mineral Resources, Department of Caucasus, Senior researcher, Deputy Director
1979 - 1983 Union Research Institute of non-ferrous Mineral Deposits, Senior engineer-economist
1976 - 1979 Northern-Caucasus Geological Department, Hydro-geologist

International experience
2009 OECD EAP Task Force EECCA, Co-chair
2005 Armenia's Water Resources in the Third Millennium, Working Group Member
2002 Rio+10 National Assessment Report, Leader of the Working Group
2000 Compilation and analysis of data on socio economic factors affecting desertification.
Expert
1998 - 1999 “Armenia National Environmental Action Plan” World Bank Project
Project Management Team Consultant
2006 - 2008 Second National Environmental Action Programme of the Republic of Armenia, Project National Coordinator
2005 - till present UNDP Country Program Action Plan, Environmental Programs National Director
2005 - till present Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Fund, Member of Board of Trustees
2005 - till present NATO-Armenia Individual Partnership Action Plan, Member of Committee
2005 - till present EU Armenia Action Plan, Inter-Ministerial Committee, Member of Committee
2005 Biodiversity Third National Communication, Project National Director
2003 - 2005 “Armenia- National Capacity Self-Assessment for Global Environmental Management”, UNDP/GEF Project, Member of Steering Committee
2007 - till present EU Armenia ENP-EP Implementation Committee, Member of Committee
2003 - till present “Committee for Supporting Illegal Wood Cutting Prevention Activities”
Under the RA Government, Member of Committee
2002 - 2009 “Natural Resources Management and Poverty Reduction Program” World Bank Project, Member of Management Board
1996 - till present “Armenia-Country Study on Climate Change”, UNDP/GEF Project, Member of Committee

International conferences
June 2011 4th Conference of Parties to the Aarhus Convention, Head of Armenian Delegation
November 2008 8th Conference of Parties to the Vienna Convention on the
Protection of Ozone Layer and 2nd Meeting of Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, Head of the Delegation
September 2007 8th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, Head of the Delegation
2005, 2004, 1996 10th, 9th and 2nd Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Head of the Delegation
December 27, 1999 XVII Session of the Executive Body
Adoption and signing of the protocol to the Convention on Long-range Trans-boundary Air Pollution to Abate Acidification, Eutrophication and Ground Level Ozone
ECE/EB.AIR/68, Head of the Delegation, Signed the Protocol on behalf of Republic of Armenia.

Languages
Armenian (native), Russian (fluent), English (moderate)

Հայաստանի Հանրապետության երկրորդ բնապահպանական գործողությունների ծրագիր
2008 | Book
Մենագրություն, Ազգային կարգավորող
Նախարարական զեկույց 2003-2005 (Բնապահպանության նախարարություն)
2006 | Book
Մենագրություն, Խմբագիր
Հայաստանի ջրային ռեսուրսները երրորդ հազարամյակում
2005 | Book
Մենագրություն, Համախմբագիր
Ռիո+10- ՀՀ Ազգային գնահատման զեկույց
2002 | Book
Մենագրություն, Խմբագիր
Հայաստանի Հանրապետության ազգային բնապահպանական գործողությունների ծրագրի հիմնական զեկույց
1998 | Book
Մենագրություն, Համախմբագիր
Պետություն և տնտեսություն
1992 | Book
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