Monthly Archives: February 2019

Politics

“A few years ago, a document was signed by the Prime Minister of Armenia and sent to the European Court of Human Rights. It said that the ten murders of March 1st took place ‘due to their extreme necessity.’ Is there any better testimonial than this? This is Serzh Sargsyan’s and Robert Kocharyan’s testimonial. Didn’t …

Europe

February offered a great opportunity to Armenian start-ups to leave their comfort zones and travel to one of the world’s biggest technology capitals, California in the United States, for an intensive 10-day programme. The programme aimed to help participants get acquainted with useful innovations, as well as the latest technology culture and trends in Silicon …

Europe

On 27-28 February, emergency response and civil protection authorities and experts are gathering in the Armenian capital of Yerevan to discuss the results of the EU-funded Programme for Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Eastern Partnership Countries (PPRD East 2), the second phase of which will conclude in May 2019. …

Europe

The fourth Start-up Boost Weekend took place in the Armenian capital of Yerevan last weekend, bringing together around 130 students from universities. After 54 hours of learning, practicing, sharing and presenting to experienced mentors and successful entrepreneurs, the jury selected three winning teams of university students. First place was awarded to a music composer that …

Other

The Cafesjian Center for the Arts (CCA) announces the opening of the documentary exhibition, The History of Cascade, within the scope of the events dedicated to the 10th Anniversary of the Center.  This is the first of CCA’s 2019 exhibition series, presenting the journey of the Center throughout the period of its operation. The building …

Diaspora

Inspired by the recent adoption of the landmark Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act, the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) launched the Raphael Lemkin Policy Series today with a lecture by Dr. Henry Theriault, President of the International Association of Genocide Scholars.  The series aims to foster an ongoing Capitol Hill conversation among …

Official

On 27 February Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan together with director of the National Security Service of the Republic of Armenia Arthur Vantesyan visited the southern section of the Artsakh-Azerbaijani borderline, inspected on site the service of the military personnel and the current situation. Thereafter the President convoked a working consultation around a number of …