ERITSYAN Sergo

Head of National Inspectorate of Language of the Ministry of Education and Science of RA

Date and Place of Birth: June 11, 1957, village Chochkan, Tumanyan district, Armenia

Education/Major:

1975-1978 Yerevan State University; Faculty of Philology; Department of Journalism

1978-1981 Moscow State University; Faculty of Journalism; TV journalist; candidate of philology

Career:

2009-present head of National Inspectorate of Language of the Ministry of Education and Science of RA

2006-2008 RA President’s Advisor

2003-2006 RA Minister of Education and Science

1981-2003 author and presenter of the program “Opinion” of the Public Television of Armenia

1991-2003 author and presenter of the program “Opinion” of the Public Radio of Armenia

1999-2003 author and presenter of the program ”An Insight Into the Past” of the ”Yerevan” TV company

1991-1999 chief editor of the Center of Public Opinion Study

1987-1991 head of sociology department of the State TV and Radio of Armenia

1984-1987 post-graduate student at the Moscow State University

1981-1987 editor of the propaganda department of the State TV and Radio of Armenia

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1981 Journalists Union of Armenia

Membership in Parties and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1998 member of the Political Council, since 2002 vice-chairman of ”Orinats Yerkir” party

Membership in Elective State Administration Bodies:

1995-1999 deputy of the RA National Assembly, member of the NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture and Youth Issues

1999-2003 deputy of the RA National Assembly, member of the NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture and Youth Issues

2003 candidate for RA National Assembly seat

Publications: Public Television of Armenia, ”Yerevan” TV company, Public Radio of Armenia, Armenian print media

2002 monograph ”Speculations Off Screen” (in the Armenian language with a broadened annotation in English and Russian)

2000 dictionary of terms on TV and radio (in Armenian)

Hobbies: reading, Sunday walks in the country, playing football

Languages: Armenian, Russian

Marital Status: married, two children

Contact Information:

Tel. (374 10) 26 68 79