1975-1983, graduated from the YSU Applied Mathematics Department
1989, honors diploma from the Moscow Academy of Political Sciences
1994, honors diploma from the YSU Law Department
Primary Job, Post
RA Minister of Diaspora Affaires
1975-1983, lecturer at the YSU Applied Mathematics Department, coordinator of the Komsomol Unit of the University
1983-1985, Secretary of the Armenian SSR Central Committee of Komsomol
1985-1990, head of the Armenian SSR Central Committee of Komsomol, elected to the membership of the All-Union Komsomol Central Committee Bureau (Moscow)
1986-2008, ASSR Supreme Council, RA Supreme Council, RA National Assembly delegate, member of the RA Supreme Council Presidium, head of the RA National Assembly social and health care affaires, as well as science, education, culture and youth affaires standing commissions, member of the RA National Assembly foreign relations committee.
1996-1998, RA Minister of Social Security
1996-2008, member, head of the Armenian delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union's international congress
1999-2008, member, deputy head of EU-Armenia Inter-Parliamentary Commission
June 2008, Head of the RA State Committee on Diaspora Affaires by the Foreign Relations Ministry
October 2008, RA Minister of Diaspora Affaires
On June 16, 2012, re-appointed to the post of Minister of Diaspora.
Author of 5 books and over 40 research papers
Trustee of several funds, founder of the US-Armenia Health Care Center, Chair of the Armenian Women's Union, member of YSU, YBU and SAU academic boards, Armenia’s Youth Parliament founder. In 2012, she was elected SAU Board President.
Holder of a number of State and government decorations, medals and awards, senior reader at the RA Public Administration Academy and the State University of Gavar, recognized as Woman of the Year, MP of the Year, Political Figure of the Year
2008, RA Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary under a presidential decree
In 2011, Hranush Hakobyan was awarded Mkhitar Gosh medal by virtue of a presidential decree.
Republican Party of Armenia, RPA Executive Board member.
published: 2006-01-01 00:00:00 last updated:2009-01-12 15:11:03