Edgar Khachatryan
Co-Founder and director of Peace Dialogue NGO based in Vanadzor, Armenia

Edgar Khachatryan is from Vanadzor, Armenia. He graduated from Vanadzor State Pedagogical Institute in the faculty of biology. He has been involved in the activities of Helsinki Citizen’s Assembly (HCAV), Vanadzor Office as a volunteer since 2002. He began at HCAV as an assistant in the publication of the organisation's newspaper Civil Initiative and has coordinated the peacebuilding department of the organization until 2008. From 2006 to 2009 he has participated in the Omnibus 1325 Mobile Academy of Peace and Gender Democracy. And since 2009 he is a member of the Omnibus 1325 International Peacebuilding Network. Currently Edgar is a co-founder and director of Peace Dialogue NGO based in Vanadzor, Armenia. He specializes in international peace-building trainings, consultancy and expertise in gender and peace processes, violence prevention, and post-war stabilization and recovery.