Gabriel Balayan

Appointed Deputy Defense Minister of RA on May 29, 2018.


State Revenue Committee of RA
Operative Investigation Department,
Senior security officer, Senior lieutenant of the tax service

Council of Europe
National education expert of the "Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education" program, Coordinator

Millenium Challenges
Member of the governing coucil

US Alumni Association of Armenia
Board member

Yerevan State Linguistic University after V. Bryusov
Vice-rector on administrative, economic, and legal issues

World Bank Group
Legal advisor

Ministry of Defence of RA
Chief specialist of the staff of the first deputy minister of defence of RA

Fulbright scientist
US Congress Legal Library
Resident research scientist
Topic: "Constitutional and Legal Basis of State Supervision: comparative analysis"

Program implemented by the "Human rights without borders" NGO with the financial assistance of the OSCE
"Human rights, military management system, responsibility and obligations" course instructor

Public Administration Academy of the Republic of Armenia
Invited lecturer
Subject - "Main forms of state control"

Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi
Military Medical Faculty
Invited speaker
Subject: "Military Right"

American University of Armenia
Invited lecturer
1. "The Basics of the RA Governmental System"
2. "Comparative constitutional right"

Chief legal council

Council of Europe
Member of the Commission Combating Intolerance and Racism

OSCE Office in Yerevan
Lecturer at the Human Rights Division

Mentis Legal
Legal officer

Lomonosov Moscow State University
Invited professor of the Faculty of Law
Subject - "Constitutional Legislative Basis of State Supervision in Foreign Countries"

Higher School of Economics
Invited professor of the Faculty of Law
Subject - "State management system and Rights. Legal Framework of Political Processes"

St. Petersburg University
Faculty of Law
Head of the Foreign Economic Relations and Customs Officer Master Program

Eurasian Economic Commission
Deputy director of the Legal Department
International Legal-Contract Coordinator

Appointed Deputy Defence Minister by Prime Minister


Yerevan State University
Faculty of History
Qualification - historian, history teacher

Yerevan State University
Faculty of Law
Qualification - lawyer

Yerevan State University
Chair of Constitutional Law
Candidate of Law

Council of Europe
Budapest Youth Center
A certificate of a teacher of human rights for young people

The State University of New York
Visiting researcher
Topic: "State Finance Management and Control"

Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
Certificate of equivalence to Ph.D.

Higher Qualification Commission of RA

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia
Topic: "Constitutional Legislative Basis of State Supervision in the Republic of Armenia"

State supervision program
Certified graduate of the training course for the employees of the Congress

American University, Washington, D.C.
Washington Law School
Constitutional law researcher with a Fulbright scholarship

Other activity

Military Service

  • 1999 - 2000 cumpulsory military service in the Armed Forces of RA and RA