HAKOBYAN Tigran

Chairman of “Society Against Terrorism” NGO

Date and Place of Birth: May 1,1960, Yerevan, Armenia

Education/Major:

1983-1988 Literature Institute after Gorky (Moscow); Department of Russian Language and Literature; literary critic

Career:

2000-present chairman of Board of “Society Against Terrorism” NGO

1999-2000 head of Department of Information and Public Relations at the RA Government, head of Department of Information and Publications at the RA Government

1998-1999 chief editor of “Hayk” newspaper

1995-1997 director of “Armenpress” news agency

1993-1995 head of State Department of TV and Radio Broadcasting

1991-1993 chief editor of “Respublika Armenia” newspaper

1988-1990 correspondent, head of department at “Communist” newspaper

Membership in Parties and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1998 member of Board of Armenian National Movement

Prizes/Awards:

Medal of “Mir” Interstate TV and Radio Company “For Contribution to CIS Information Space”

Diploma of Commission on Broadcasting Policy of Carter Center, Atlanta, USA

1998 Yerevan Press Club Award for “For Best Transformation of Newspaper”

Publications: author of a number of TV and radio programs, publications in “Komsomolskaya Pravda”, “Moskovskie Novosti”, “Soyuz”, “Grakan Tert”, “Munetik”, “Hayastani Hanrapetutiun” newspapers

Author of a number of translations, collected works of Armenian prose – in co-authorship (1987,1989, 1991)

Hobbies: Internet, music, collecting souvenir plates

Languages: Armenian, Russian, English

Marital Status: married with three children

Contact Information:

62, Terian str., Yerevan, 375009

Tel. (374 91) 40 24 72 (mob.), (374 10) 27 01 92 (home)

E-mail: milenium@freenet.am  pride@arminco.com