April 9, 2011
ACNIS Convenes a Seminar Discussion for Students
Yerevan―The Armenian Center for National and International Studies (ACNIS) held a seminar discussion for students from different universities entitled “The Current State of Diplomatic Settlement of Nagorno Karabagh Issue: Negotiations and Incidents along the Contact Line of the Armed Forces.”
A documentary film entitled “Artsakh: At the Crossroads of History” made by Vahram Balayan was shown on Artsakh’s war of liberation and postwar developments followed by the ACNIS Director Manvel Sargsyan’s and political analyst Andreas Ghukasyan’s presentations on the legal and political aspects of the issue.
Then a lively debate was launched on the issue. Young people expressed a wish to make such discussions continuous considering them to be of high cognitive importance.
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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