Who we are

Arsen Khanyan

Programme Officer


Arsen Khanyan, currently as Programme Officer, his responsibilities include supporting division the division, from project management and implementation, to desk research, reporting, translation, financial and administrative tasks. Arsen Khanyan also contributes to the preparation of technical missions, toolkits, training materials and training courses. He joined the GICHD in July 2018 as Junior Programme Officer.

Prior to joining the GICHD, Arsen Khanyan completed several internship placements for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in Geneva and for the Council of Europe Liaison Office to the EU in Brussels.

Arsen Khanyan holds a BA and MA in International Affairs and Diplomacy from European Regional Academy in Yerevan and recently graduated with a second MA in Russia and Eastern Europe (International Affairs) from University of Geneva.

Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD)
External relations, policy & cooperation programme
Working languages
English, Russian, French and Armenian
Active in mine action topics
Land release
SD, ASM and EOD / Ammunition safety management (ASM)