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Independent experts nominated by country party

Ashot Vardevanyan

First name
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Other Disciplines
Natural Resource Management
UN languages spoken



Geographical Focus
Job function
Bioresourses Management Agency
Telephone number
374 2 580633/457552
Work experience
2005-present Deputy Head, Bioresuces Management Agency, Staff of the Ministry of Nature protection Republic of Armenia_x000D_
2002-2005 Head of Land and Atmosphere Protection Division at the Environment Protection Departmen, Staff of the the Ministry of Nature Protection Republic of Armenia _x000D_
2001-2002 Head of Land Protection Division at the Biodiversity and Land Protection Department and Deputy Head of the Department, Staff of the Ministry of Nature Protection Republic of Armenia _x000D_
1997- 2001 Head of the Land Protection Department, Staff of the Ministry of Nature Protection Republic of Armenia _x000D_
1989-1997 Yerevan State University, Junior scientific worker, Scientific worker Junior scientific worker _x000D_
1983-1989 Institute of Experimental Biology, National Academy of Sciences, ASSR_x000D_
1982-1983 Institute of Veterinary-Cattle Breeding, Yerevan, Senior Engineer _x000D_
1979-1982 Yerevan State University Laboratory worker_x000D_
1978-1979 Institute of Biochemistry, National Academy of Sciences, ASSR Senior laboratory worker
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
•Biologist, Teacher of Biology and Chemistry, Biological Faculty of Yerevan State University – 1978 _x000D_
•PhD., Candidate of Biological Sciences -1986.
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1.S.Baloyan, A. Khoetsyan, A.Vardevanyan. 2002, About the National Action Programme to Combat Desertification in Armenia. Problems of Developing Deserts. Ashkhabad, 2, p.3-11._x000D_
2.A.Vardevanyan. 2002,On Implementing the UN Convention on Combating Desertification in Armenia. Materials of the International Conference on Problems of a Drought and Desertification of the Regional Ecological Center for Caucasuses, Tbilisi, p.30-31._x000D_
3.A.Vardevanyan. 2008, Legislative Bases of Management of Land Resources in Armenia. Materials of the International Conference "The Importance of Ecology and Nature Protection in the Sustainable Development Perspectives" Yerevan, p.136._x000D_
4.A.Vardevanyan. 2002, <<Land Resources. National assessment report. Republic of Armenia>>. World sunnit on Sustainable Development, Johannesburg, 2002., p. 21. Yerevan
Other activities
2000- Present Responsible for the implementation of the UN Convention "To Combat Desertification" in Republic of Armenia (focal point)_x000D_
2000-2002 National Coordinator in the preparation of National Action Programme “To Combat Desertification in Armenia". _x000D_
2001-2003 Deputy Chairman and Bureau member of the Fifth Conference of the Parties of the UN Convention “To Combat Desertification”_x000D_
2002, 2006 Responsible Person for preparation of Second, Third and Fourth National _x000D_
and 2010 Reports on Implementation of UN Convention "To Combat Desertification" in Armenia_x000D_
2006 - 2007 The member of the Intersessional tergovernmental Working Group of UN onvention "To Combat Desertification" for CPreparation 10-Year Strategic Plan (2008-2018).
Organisation name
Ministry of Nature Protection
Organisation street address
# 3 Governmental Bld., Republic Sq.,, 0010
Organisation city
Organisation country