President of Union

Mr. Emin Yeritsyan

            

Mr. Emin YERITSYAN

  • President, Union of Communities (Municipalities) of Armenia
  • Councilor, Community of Parakar
  • Head of Armenian delegation to the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe
  • Head of Armenian delegation to the Conference of the Regional and Local Authorities for the Eastern Partnership (CORLEAP)
  • Co-Chair of the Current Affairs committee of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe

 

Education

1996-1997 Graduated from Academy of the Public Administration of the Republic of Armenia
1988-1994 Graduated from Yerevan State University, with specialization in philosophy and sociology

Experience within the Congress and CORLEAP

Since 2011                         Member and Head of Armenian Delegation to the Conference of the Regional and Local Authorities for the Eastern Partnership (CORLEAP)

Since 2003                         Member and Head of Armenian Delegation to the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities the Council of Europe

        • Representative of the Chamber of Local Authorities
        • Political Group of the Congress: EPP/C

28/10/2010 -16/10/2012     Chair of Current Affairs Committee
27/05/2008 -25/10/2010     Vice President of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe
30/15/2006-27/05/2008      President of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe

2015                                  Co-Chair, Conference of the Regional and Local Authorities for the Eastern Partnership (CORLEAP)
2016-2017                         CORLEAP Rapporteur on Energy Efficiency: the role of local and regional authorities
2015                                  CORLEAP Rapporteur on “Local Democracy in Armenia”
2007                                  Congress Rapporteur on Status of European Capital Cities
2015                                  Observer of local elections of the Bashkhan of Gagauzia, Moldova
2015                                  Observer of local elections in Moldova
2015                                  Observer of local elections in Albania
2014                                  Observer of local elections in Georgia
2010                                  Observer of local elections in Georgia
2010                                  Observer of local and regional Elections in Ukraine
2007                                  Observer of local elections in Moldova
2006                                  Observer of the election of the Bashkan of Gagauzia, Moldova
2004                                  Observer of the regional elections in Adjaria, Georgia
2004                                  Observer of the Referendum, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedionia

  •  Managerial Working Experience of last 10 years (short)

Since 2014 - Coordinator, Straightening capacities of Communities Association of Armenia, (implemented by Council of Europe

Since 2008 - Co-chair of Grant Committee under the framework agreement between Union of Communities of Armenia and Rhone-Alpes Region (France) (Projects’ annual cost minimum EUR 330.000) (the functions are funds coordination, proposals’ evaluation, Evaluation and supervision of all projects funded under the framework agreement fund)

Since 1998 - Coordinator of the Union of Communities of Armenia

2008-2015 - Project director, “Training and Capacity Building of municipal servants, specialists of territorial governance bodies, heads of municipalities and members of municipal councils” (Project annual budget: app. EUR 90.000)

2010-2013 -  Project manager, “Building Capacities of the local communities on energy saving, energy efficiency and development of strategic programs”

2012-2013 -  Project coordinator, “Cross border business opportunities” (Armenia, Georgia)

2013 - Project coordinator “Elaboration of Armenian Pilot Municipalities’ Long Term Strategic Development Plans”

2009-2013 - Project coordinator in Armenia, “Fostering Regional development in Armenia and Georgia through cross-border cooperation” (project cost: app EUR 680.000)

Professional Experience

Since 2005  President of the Council of Trustees, Academy of Municipal Admisnitration
Since 2003  Elected Member of Parakar Municipal Council
Since 1999  President of Local Self-Government Foundation of Armenia
Since 1998  President of the Union of Communities of Armenia
1994-2016  President of “Electoral Systems Center” NGO
1999-2003  Secretary of Armenian Delegation to the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe
1998-2002  Editor-in-chief of “Public Service” magazine
1997-2000  President of “M&R” consulting LTD
1996-1998  Board Member of Armenian Lawyers’ and Political Scientists’ Association, Director of Sociological Research Centre
1995-1996  Editor-in-chief of “Shrjan” newspaper
1994-1995  Head of political department of “Banber” newspaper
1994-1995  Vice-President of Armenian Union of UNESCO Coalition
1993-1994  Lecturer, Department of Political Science at Yerevan State University
1992-1995  Chairman of Trade Union of Yerevan State University, Member of Republican Council of Trade Union of High Schools of Armenia