Paruyr Abrahamyan is an economist, a travelling lecturer, currently working as a development expert at UNDP. Occasionally, he writes articles for international magazines. He graduated the French University in Armenia, University of Padova in Italy, University Paris 1 Sorbonne in France and University of KU Leuven in Belgium. His areas of expertise cover sustainable development, ecological economics, political ecology, political economy, micro-, macro-, green/blue economics, circular economy and more. Paruyr has experience working in Armenia, France, Brazil, Norway, India, Iran and China. He has worked with social movements and local communities in Latin America, traveled about 90 countries and guest lectured in 17 countries.