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UNITED NATIONS

PERSONAL HISTORY

Do Not Write in This Space

1. Family name

Mosesov

First name

Alexander

Middle name

Shaheni

Maiden name, if any

N/A

2. Date of Birth

Day

11

Mo.

11

Yr.

1956

3. Place of birth

Baku, USSR

4. Nationality(ies) at birth

USSR

5. Present nationality (ies)

Armenia, Canada

6. Sex

Male

7. Height

173 cm

8. Weight

80 kg

9. Marital status:

Single  ¨

 

Married  x

 

Separated  ¨

 

Widow(er)  ¨

 

Divorced  ¨

 10. Entry into United Nations service might require assignment and travel to any area of the world in which the United Nations might have responsibilities. Have you any disabilities, which might limit your prospective field of work or your ability to engage in air travel?

YES ¨         NO x

If "yes", please describe.

11. Permanent address

12. Present address (if different)

13. Office Telephone No.

59 Glenforest Drive, Apt.403

Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3M3M5

Canada

Same

Office Fax. No

 

E-mail:

Telephone No.

+1(902)457-9491

Telephone/Fax No.

+1(902)457-9491

mosesov@canada.com

15. Have you any dependents? YES NO

15 (a). Name of Spouse

NAME

Date of Birth

Place of Birth

Nationality

Gender

Nariné Mosesova

5.4.1954

Baku, USSR

Armenia, Canada

female

16. Have you taken up legal permanent residence status in any country other than that of your nationality?

If answer is "yes", which country?       Canada

YES x   NO ¨

17. Have you taken any legal steps towards changing your present nationality?

If answer is "yes", explain fully:

Was born in the USSR, after its break-up Armenia, worked internationally, naturalized in Canada

YES x   NO ¨

18. Are any of your relatives employed by a public international organization?

If answer is "yes", give the following information:

YES ¨   NO x

NAME

Relationship

Name of International Organization

     

19. What is your preferred field of work?

Economist

20. Would you accept employment for less than

21. Have you previously submitted an application for employment with U.N.?

six months

YES x   NO ¨

if so when?

Yes, October/November 1998

22. KNOWLEDGE OF LANGUAGES. What is your mother tongue? Russian, Armenian

 

READ

WRITE

SPEAK

UNDERSTAND

OTHER LANGUAGES

Easily

Not Easily

Easily

Not Easily

Easily

Not Easily

Easily

Not Easily

English

ü

 

ü

 

ü

 

ü

 

Azeri-Turkish

 

ü

 

ü

 

ü

 

ü

 

               

23. For clerical grades only

Indicate speed in words per minute N/A

 

List any office machines or equipment you can use

 

E n g l i s h

F r e n c h

O t h e r    l a n g u a g e s

Typing

 

 

 

 

 

Shorthand

 

 

 

 

 

 

24. EDUCATIONAL. Give full details - N.B. Please give exact titles of degrees in original language.

A. UNIVERSITY OR EQUIVALENT Please do not translate or equate to other degrees.

NAME, PLACE AND COUNTRY

ATTENDED FROM/TO

DEGREES and ACADEMIC

MAIN COURSE OF

Mo./Year

Mo./Year

DISTINCTIONS OBTAINED

STUDY

Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA

01.1993

06.1995

Master of Science

Economics

USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

12.1981

12.1985

Кандидат Наук

Economics

Azerbaijan Oil & Chemistry Institute, Baku, USSR

09.1973

06.1978

Bachelor

Economics / Engineering

B. SCHOOLS OR OTHER FORMAL TRAINING OR EDUCATION FROM AGE 14 (e.g. high school, technical school or apprenticeship)

NAME, PLACE AND COUNTRY

TYPE

ATTEND FROM/TO

CERTIFICATES OR

 

 

Mo./Year

Mo./Year

DIPLOMAS OBTAINED

School # 27,

Baku, Azerbaijan, USSR

Secondary/High School

09.1963

06.1973

High school diploma

25. LIST PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AND ACTIVITIES IN CIVIC, PUBLIC OR INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

1995-1997 European Economic Association

1993-1996 American Economic Association

1989-1993 Association of Armenian Economists

26. LIST ANY SIGNIFICANT PUBLICATIONS YOU HAVE WRITTEN (do not attach)

Overall 4 books and about 30 papers, articles, proceedings, and synopsis in the former Soviet Union professional sources. Among them:

· Gravity Models for the Inter-Republic Trade, Accepted by Voprosy Ekonomiki Journal, Moscow, 1995;

· New Financial, Fiscal, and Monetary System for Armenia, Banker, Yerevan, 1992, No.2 (with V.Gabrielian);

· Conditions to Attract Foreign Capital, Yerkir, Yerevan, 09.28.1991 (with T.Torossian);

· Value of Resources for Regional Economic Development. Problems of Economic System Renewal. Conference at Baku CP Higher Education College, Baku, 1988;

· Economic Efficiency of Alternative (non-oil) Resources in Petrochemical Production. Candidate of Sciences Dissertation, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR, 1985.

27. EMPLOYMENT RECORD: Starting with your present post, list in reverse order every employment you have had. Use a separate block for each post. Include also service in the armed forces and note any period during which you were not gainfully employed. If you need more space, attach additional pages of the same size. Give both gross and net salaries per annum for your last or present post.

A. PRESENT POST (LAST POST, IF NOT PRESENTLY IN EMPLOYMENT)

FROM

TO

SALARIES PER ANNUM

EXACT TITLE OF YOUR POST:

MONTH/YEAR

MONTH/YEAR

STARTING

FINAL

Consultant

April, 1999

February, 2002

USD300/day

USD300/day

 

NAME OF EMPLOYER:

TYPE OF BUSINESS:

UNDP - Kuwait

Consulting / Government

ADDRESS OF EMPLOYER:

NAME OF SUPERVISOR:

Jabriya, Block 12, Street 7, Villa 145,

P.O.Box, 2993, Safat - 13030  Kuwait

Phones: +(965)532-5967, +(965)532-9870/1/2

Fax: +(965)532-5879

E-mail: bfailak@hotmail.com

Bader Al-Failakawi, National Programme Officer

NO. AND KIND OF EMPLOYEES  

SUPERVISED BY YOU:

REASON FOR LEAVING:

Secretary

Expiration of contract

DESCRIPTION OF YOUR DUTIES

Consulted Ministry of Planning and Ministry of Finance of Kuwait under the nationally executed UNDP project "Strengthening the National Planning System".  Developed financial and statistical models, reporting formats, documentation, and guidelines for public / private projects' appraisal / evaluation.  Developed and conducted training seminars for professional staff in conducting research, project evaluation, feasibility studies, and investment decisions.  Designed a new UNDP project to reform the Offset Department:

http://www.mof.gov.kw/offset/OffsetPD97.doc

References:
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B. PREVIOUS POSTS (IN REVERSE ORDER)

FROM

TO

SALARIES PER ANNUM

EXACT TITLE OF YOUR POST:

MONTH/YEAR

MONTH/YEAR

STARTING

FINAL

Chief Economist

July, 1996

August, 1998

USD60,000

USD75,000

 

NAME OF EMPLOYER:

TYPE OF BUSINESS:

Synergy International / Ministry of Finance of Kuwait

Consulting / Government

ADDRESS OF EMPLOYER:

NAME OF SUPERVISOR:

Offset Program Department,

Ministry of Finance of the State of Kuwait

Ministries Complex, P.O.Box 9, Safat-13001, Kuwait

Phone: +(965)245-0506 Ext.:111; Fax: +(965)242-5965

E-mail: arhai@hotmail.com

Abdul Rahman Al-Ebrahim

Head of Economic Studies & Research Division,

NO. AND KIND OF EMPLOYEES SUPERVISED BY YOU:

REASON FOR LEAVING:

Secretary

Expiration of contract

DESCRIPTION OF YOUR DUTIES

Consulted Counter-Trade Offset Program Department (OPD), Ministry of Finance of Kuwait.  Provided economic, social and financial evaluations of international Offset Business Ventures, as well as economic/econometric estimations of their impacts on the economy of Kuwait.  Designed and introduced several models in support of these functions.  One of them, the Evaluation Model, is now a standard tool in the everyday practice of the Offset Program of Kuwait.  Provided OPD with reports and recommendations on policy issues.  Developed and conducted seminars for professional staff members.

References:
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FROM

TO

SALARIES PER ANNUM

EXACT TITLE OF YOUR POST:

MONTH/YEAR

MONTH/YEAR

STARTING

FINAL

Consultant / Lecturer

August, 1995

March, 1996

USD24,000
USD24,000

 

NAME OF EMPLOYER:

TYPE OF BUSINESS:

Iowa State University / N-Novgorod Ag.Academy Project

Consulting / Education

ADDRESS OF EMPLOYER:

NAME OF SUPERVISOR:

August Ralston, Finance Department, Iowa State University,

College of Business, EO Building, Ames, IA 50011, USA

Phone: +1(515)294-9355 ; Fax: +1(515)294-3525

Email: aralston@iastate.edu

August Ralston, Emeritus Professor

NO. AND KIND OF EMPLOYEES SUPERVISED BY YOU:

REASON FOR LEAVING:

Students

Quit the project

DESCRIPTION OF YOUR DUTIES

Joined US AID funded Universities’ Partnership project.  Consulted joint seminars and workshops on development of private sector in various areas of Russian agricultural business.  Lectured principles of macro- and microeconomics to students and adult professionals.  Introduced several curriculum revisions and some new approaches to teaching.

Reference:
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FROM

TO

SALARIES PER ANNUM

EXACT TITLE OF YOUR POST:

MONTH/YEAR

MONTH/YEAR

STARTING

FINAL

September 1992

July 1995

USD42,000

USD24,000

Edmund Muskie Fellow (IREX, USA),

Research Assistant  

NAME OF EMPLOYER:

TYPE OF BUSINESS:

Edmund Muskie Fellow, IREX / Iowa State University

Education / Research

ADDRESS OF EMPLOYER:

NAME OF SUPERVISOR:

Stanley R. Johnson, Vice Provost, Iowa State University,

2150 Beardshear Hall, Ames, IA 50011-2020, USA

Phone: +1(515)294-6192 ;  Fax: +1(515)294-4715

Email: srjohnso@iastate.edu

Stanley R. Johnson, Distinguished Professor

NO. AND KIND OF EMPLOYEES SUPERVISED BY YOU:

REASON FOR LEAVING

None

Expiration of Visa

DESCRIPTION OF YOUR DUTIES

Was competitively selected to visit the U.S. academia as an Edmund Muskie Fellow (IREX, USA).  Took some graduate classes towards M.S. degree in Economics.  Conducted independent research for the Center of Agricultural and Rural Development, Department of Economics, Iowa State University.  Focused on application of gravity models towards inter-republic trade in the countries of the former Soviet Union.

References:
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FROM

TO

SALARIES PER ANNUM

EXACT TITLE OF YOUR POST: 

MONTH/YEAR

MONTH/YEAR

STARTING

FINAL

August 1990

September 1992

SURb5,400

SURb6,000

Docent (Associate Professor) 

NAME OF EMPLOYER:

TYPE OF BUSINESS:

Yerevan Institute of Foreign Economic Relations & Management (IoFER&M)

Education

ADDRESS OF EMPLOYER:

NAME OF SUPERVISOR:

60 Pushkin St., Apt.54, Yerevan, 375002, Armenia

Phone: +(374-2)585-938   Email: martig@arminco.com

Aram Arakelian, Rector IoFER&M

NO. AND KIND OF EMPLOYEES SUPERVISED BY YOU: 

REASON FOR LEAVING

Students

Edmund Muskie Fellowship

DESCRIPTION OF YOUR DUTIES

Lectured undergraduate students on principles of economics and international trade.

Conducted research on foreign economic relations of Armenia.

References:
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FROM

TO

SALARIES PER ANNUM

EXACT TITLE OF YOUR POST:

MONTH/YEAR

MONTH/YEAR

STARTING

FINAL

Research Fellow

January 1989

August 1992

SURb3,500

SURb5,000

 

NAME OF EMPLOYER:

TYPE OF BUSINESS:

Institute of Economics, Academy of Sciences of Armenia

Research

ADDRESS OF EMPLOYER:

NAME OF SUPERVISOR:

The Economy Institute

15 Abovian St., Yerevan, 375001, Armenia

Phone: +(374-2)581-971

Michael Kotanian, Academician, Director

NO. AND KIND OF EMPLOYEES SUPERVISED BY YOU:

REASON FOR LEAVING

One Researcher

Edmund Muskie Fellowship

DESCRIPTION OF YOUR DUTIES

Research: Armenia’s market transition - new financial, fiscal, and foreign trade systems, natural resources.

Reference:
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FROM

TO

SALARIES PER ANNUM

EXACT TITLE OF YOUR POST:

MONTH/YEAR

MONTH/YEAR

STARTING

FINAL

Consultant / Assistant Professor

January 1987

January 1989

SURb3,000

SURb3,600

 

NAME OF EMPLOYER:

TYPE OF BUSINESS:

Department of Economics, CP & Trade Unions College

Education

ADDRESS OF EMPLOYER:

NAME OF SUPERVISOR:

14 Lermontov Street,

Baku, Azerbaijan, USSR

Tofik Kocharly, Azerbaijan Academician

 

NO. AND KIND OF EMPLOYEES SUPERVISED BY YOU:

REASON FOR LEAVING

 

Adult Students

Moved to Armenia

DESCRIPTION OF YOUR DUTIES

Developed curriculum and teaching materials, lectured principles of Soviet economy, research on natural resources valuation under market transition.

 

FROM

TO

SALARIES PER ANNUM

EXACT TITLE OF YOUR POST:

MONTH/YEAR

MONTH/YEAR

STARTING

FINAL

Research Fellow

August 1978

January 1987

SURb1,500

SURb2,700

 

NAME OF EMPLOYER:

TYPE OF BUSINESS:

Department of Economic R&D, VNIIOlefin

Research

ADDRESS OF EMPLOYER:

NAME OF SUPERVISOR:

29 Komsomolskaya Street,

VNIIOlefin (Petrochemical Branch Institute),

Valerii Smagin, Cand.Sci.

Baku, Azerbaijan, USSR

NO. AND KIND OF EMPLOYEES SUPERVISED BY YOU:

REASON FOR LEAVING

 

None

Changed a job

DESCRIPTION OF YOUR DUTIES

Economic efficiency, project evaluation, and feasibility studies of new technologies in oil processing and petrochemical industry.

FROM

TO

SALARIES PER ANNUM

EXACT TITLE OF YOUR POST:

MONTH/YEAR

MONTH/YEAR

STARTING

FINAL

 Aspirant (Graduate Student /  Research Assistant)

December 1981

December 1985

SURb1,200

SURb1,200

NAME OF EMPLOYER:

TYPE OF BUSINESS:

USSR Academy of Sciences

Education / Research

ADDRESS OF EMPLOYER:

NAME OF SUPERVISOR:

Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Asya Rabkina, Dr., Prof.

NO. AND KIND OF EMPLOYEES SUPERVISED BY YOU:  

REASON FOR LEAVING

 None

Graduated program

DESCRIPTION OF YOUR DUTIES

Research: economic feasibility of new technologies for fuels & petrochemical products from alternative sources

28. HAVE YOU ANY OBJECTIONS TO OUR MAKING INQUIRIES OF YOUR PRESENT EMPLOYER?

YES ¨          NO x

29. ARE YOU NOW, OR HAVE TO EVER BEEN, A PERMANENT CIVIL SERVANT IN YOUR GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOY?

YES x          NO ¨

30. REFERENCES: List three persons, not related to you, who are familiar with your character and qualifications.

Do not repeat names of supervisors listed under item 27.

FULL NAME

FULL ADDRESS

BUSINESS OR OCCUPATION

Tatiana Rossolimo,

Ph.D.

33 Oathill Crescent,
Darthmouth, Nova Scotia, B2Y 4C3
Canada
Phone: +1(902)464-0913
E-mail: rossolimo@accesswave.ca

Assistant Professor,
Department of Biology & Marine Biology,
Dalhousie University

Hisham M. Juhail,

M.A.

Ministry of Planning

P.O.Box 15, Safat 13001, Kuwait

Phone: +(965)240-7987 ; Fax: +(965)242-7585

E-mail: hmj62@hotmail.com

Director,

Department of Programs & Budgets,

Ministry of Planning of Kuwait

Tigran Melkonyan,

Ph.D.

University of Maryland
2200 Symons Hall,
College Park, MD 20742-5535, USA
Phone: +1(301)405-1265

Email: tmelkonyan@arec.umd.edu

Assistant Professor,
Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics,
University of Maryland

31. STATE ANY OTHER RELEVANT FACTS, INCLUDING INFORMATION REGARDING ANY RESIDENCE OUTSIDE THE COUNTRY OF YOUR NATIONALITY

Years of international professional experience:

1973-1992: former Soviet Union - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russia
1992-1996: United States
1996-2001: Middle East - Kuwait, Bahrain, UAE

Computer Skills:

General: DOS, UNIX, Windows, MS Office, Internet/HTML

Word Processing: Word, Word Perfect (English / Russian)

Spreadsheets: Excel, Lotus

Graphics: Paint Shop Pro, Harvard Graphics

Statistics: Shazam, SPSS

Professional: Comfar, GAMS

Memberships / Developments:

2002: Listed in the "Who’s Who in the World", 20th Edition 
1999 - 2002: Consultant, UNDP-Kuwait 
1995 - 1998: Member of European Economic Association 
1995 - 1996: Consultant Lecturer, Iowa State University, College of Business - Nizhnii Novgorod State Agricultural Academy Partnership Project, US Agency for International Development (USAID) 
1993 - 1995: Vice-President, US/Armenian Economic Scholarly Exchange, (IREX), USA 
1993 - 1996: Member of American Economic Association 
1992 - 1994: Edmund Muskee Fellow, Edmund Muskee Fellow, International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX), USA 
1989 - 1993: Member of Armenian Economists' Union 
1985 - 1989: Member of the USSR "Znanie" (Knowledge) Society 
1978 - 1989: Member of the USSR Trade Union of Culture, Science and Education Workers 
A number of honorary diploma and letters of approval from places of study and employment 

Professional references and credentials are available online:

http://mosesov.tripod.com/ref/

http://mosesov.tripod.com/doc/

No relatives employed by a public international organization.

No restrictions that should be taken into account in connection with my employment with the United Nations.

32.

HAVE YOUR EVER BEEN ARRESTED, INDICTED, OR SUMMONED INTO COURT AS A DEFENDANT IN A CRIMINAL PROCEEDING, OR CONVICTED, FINED OR IMPRISONED FOR THE VIOLATION OF ANY LAW ?

YES ¨         NO x

33.

OTHER AGENCIES OF THE UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM MAY BE INTERESTED IN OUR APPLICANTS. DO YOU HAVE ANY OBJECTION TO YOUR PERSONAL HISTORY FORM BEING MADE AVAILABLE TO THEM ?

YES x         NO ¨

34.

I certify that the statements made by me in answer to the foregoing questions are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. I understand that any misrepresentation or material omission made on a Personal History form or other document requested by the Organization renders a staff member of the United Nations liable to termination or dismissal.

DATE:

SIGNATURE:

N.B.     You will be requested to supply documentary evidence, which supports the statements you have made above.  Do not, however, send any documentary evidence until you have been asked to do so by the Organization and, in any event, do not submit the original texts of references or testimonials unless they have been obtained for the sole use of the Organization.