November 11, 2011
ACNIS School Examines Civic Initiatives in Armenia
Yerevan—The Armenian Center for National and International Studies (ACNIS) today held a regular session of the youth school program. The guest speaker was Arpine Galfayan, President of the Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (IDHR) NGO, who made a presentation on the activities carried out by civic initiatives in Armenia.
Reminder: ACNIS youth school program, targeted to those with a keen interest in socio-political issues, as of September 16 2011, has been carrying out free seminar-courses. The program with umbrella topic “Establishment of Civil Society and Formation of Constitutional State in Armenia: Key Issues and New Challenges” is made of twelve seminars, and will end on December 2.
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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