Role in the project: Aram Khaghaghordyan will coordinate DIGIWHIST’s work at the Hertie School and assist with collecting data for the database of legal and regulatory norms.
Biography: Aram Khaghaghordyan is a PhD candidate and a Research Associate at the Hertie School of Governance. He works for the EU FP7 ANTICORRP and Horizon 2020 DIGIWHIST projects. Aram is also the coordinator of European Research Center for Anti-Corruption and State-Building (ERCAS) at the Hertie School. He is a law faculty graduate of the Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) State University and holds degrees in international humanitarian law (LL.M.) from the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and public policy (MPP) from the Hertie School of Governance. Aram worked as a consultant for Pact Inc., USAID-supported UNITER Project, conducting independent integrity assessment of the CHESNO movement (campaign to enhance transparency and fairness of the parliamentary election in Ukraine). He also worked as a consultant for Democracy Reporting International on projects ‘Strengthening International Law to Support Genuine Elections and Democratic Governance’ and ‘Support to Democratisation in Egypt’. His current research is related to the state compliance with international anti-corruption norms with a focus on the Group of States Against Corruption (GRECO) evaluation rounds with an aim of creating Anti-corruption Compliance Index (ACCI).