July 13, 2007
ACNIS: Raffi Hovannisian Receives New Chinese Ambassador
Yerevan—Raffi K. Hovannisian, Heritage MP and founder of the Armenian Center for National and International Studies (ACNIS), director of administration Karapet Kalenchian, and research coordinator Syuzanna Barseghian met at ACNIS headquarters today with an official delegation led by Hong Jiuyin, the newly appointed Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Armenia. During the meeting, the hosts and distinguished guests discussed the activities carried out by the Center, Chinese-Armenian relations, and the prospects for further cooperation.
Founded in 1994 by Armenia’s first Minister of Foreign Affairs Raffi K. Hovannisian and supported by a global network of contributors, ACNIS serves as a link between innovative scholarship and the public policy challenges facing Armenia and the Armenian people in the post-Soviet world. It also aspires to be a catalyst for creative, strategic thinking and a wider understanding of the new global environment. In 2007, the Center focuses primarily on civic education, democratic development, conflict resolution, and applied research on critical domestic and foreign policy issues for the state and the nation.
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