is President of Armenia’s Child Protection Network and the Executive Director of FAR Children’s Support Centre Foundation. Ms. Antonyan’s fields of expertise include child rights, protection and welfare; tertiary, adult and community education; technical assistance, capacity-building and organisational development; and policy development and social research. She is also a professor at Yerevan State University.
is a Criminal Justice Expert and the President of the Social Justice NGO in Armenia. Previously, Mr. Gasparyan worked in the Juvenile Justice and Child Protection spheres since 2001 with UNICEF, PRI, OSCE, PH International and the Government of the Republic of Armenia. He holds a degree in forensic psychology from Yerevan State University.
is Senior Investigator for Major Cases in the Support Department of the Investigative Committee of the Republic of Armenia. Previously, Mr. Tumasyan has worked with organisations such as OSCE, UNICEF, UNDP, ILO, Soros Foundation and Save the Children. He holds a PhD in law from Yerevan State University and is associate professor at the Police Academy of the Republic of Armenia.
is Project Coordinator at the French Armenian Development Foundation. Ms. Balyan has worked with organisations such as MSF-Belgium, UNICEF, Open Society Foundation, World Bank Civil society Fund and RA Ministries. She is a member of the Armenia Ombudsman’s consulting experts group and has experience as a social worker and social policy specialist.
is an independent consultant with 14 years of experience in child protection. He has worked with organisations such as UNICEF, World Vision Armenia and South Caucasus and the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of the Republic of Armenia as Senior Child Protection Specialist.
is a lawyer with the Women's Resource Centre. Ms. Piliposyan has worked with other NGOs such as the Sexual Assault Crisis Centre, providing legal aid to the victims of sexual violence, including minors. Ms. Piliposyan holds a LLM from American University of Armenia and is a member of the Chamber of Advocates of the Republic of Armenia.
is Policy Programme Officer with the UN World Food Programme in Armenia and has worked for World Vision Armenia as a Child Protection Advocacy Manager. Mr. Grigoryants helped found the Child Protection Network and was Information Director with the Human Rights Defender’s Office in Armenia. He holds degrees in public policy and public administration from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, U.S.A., and holds a PhD in political science from Yerevan State University.
is a sociologist with extensive experience in project coordination. He has worked with local and international organisations and state structures as a programme manager, coordinator, analyst, team leader and independent expert case manager. Mr. Gevorgyan is an advocate for assisting individuals, families, groups and communities with appropriate access to resources; development of strategies and plans; development and maintenance of positive working relationships with colleagues and community partners and capacity building, budgeting and reporting.