DRR Team Leader and Advisor
Based in: Istanbul Regional Hub for Europe and Central Asia
Studied at: Yerevan State Institute of Foreign Languages, Haigzaian Business College, Central European University
Languages: Armenian, English, Russian, French
I'm Armen Grigoryan, I have 20 years of experience with the United Nations. I work on disaster risk reduction issues in Europe and the CIS.
My main areas of expertise:
1. Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)
5. Institutional and Legal Systems for DRR
6. DRR Governance
7. Capacity Development for DRR
I lead the team’s work of the IRH and UNDP BPPS on disaster related issues in the ECIS. Main technical partners are: UNOCHA, UNISDR, UNICEF, GFDRR, main institutional partners are EU, DIPECHO, WB, UNEP, OSCE.
Some recent achievements
2014 – Provided technical support on integration of DRR into UNDAF to 10 UNDP Cos in the ECIS region.
2013 – Developed DRR profile of the 5 most disaster prone countries in the ECIS region.
2012 - Developed DRR Overview Training Course Package (5 days) and 4 houronline course.