March 23, 2012
ACNIS Youth School Program Resumes Seminar-Courses
Yerevan—The Armenian Center for National and International Studies (ACNIS) today resumed its lecture series entitled “Establishment of Civil Society and Formation of Constitutional State in Armenia: Key Issues and New Challenges” within the framework of its youth school program, launched in 2011.
The first session of the new series of seminars was devoted to “Law and Justice in Transitional (Non-Legal) States: Violation of the Principle of Equal Rights.” The keynote speaker was Manvel Sargsian, ACNIS director, and political scientist, whose presentation covered theoretical material closely linked with the facts derived from the Armenian experience.
Raffi K. Hovannisian, Armenia’s first Minister of Foreign Affairs, ACNIS Founder and President, welcomed the seminar-course program participants.
As previously announced, thirteen weekly seminar-courses will be held once a week. They are open to the public.
The Armenian Center for National and International Studies (ACNIS) is a leading independent strategic research center located in Yerevan, Armenia. As an independent, objective institution committed to conducting professional policy research and analysis, ACNIS strives to raise the level of public debate and seeks to broaden public engagement in the public policy process, as well as fostering greater and more inclusive public knowledge. Founded in 1994, ACNIS is the institutional initiative of Raffi K. Hovannisian, Armenia’s first Minister of Foreign Affairs. Over the past fifteen years, ACNIS has acquired a prominent reputation as a primary source of professional independent research and analysis covering a wide range of national and international policy issues.
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