May 31, 2006
Raffi Hovannisian Welcomes Fletcher Delegation
Yerevan—Raffi K. Hovannisian, Armenias first Minister of Foreign Affairs, received Dean Stephen Bosworth and Professor Alan Henrikson of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at ACNIS headquarters today. They were accompanied by Mrs. Christine Bosworth, Tufts University trustee Joyce Barsam, and president Aso Tavitian of the Tavitian Foundation.
Raffi Hovannisian greeted his distinguished guests, warmly recalling his acquaintance with Dean Bosworth and his study under Professor Henrikson, who taught American Diplomatic History to Hovannisian a quarter of a century ago. Hovannisian offered a tour dhorizon of Armenias foreign and public policy, its regional challenges and international prospects.
Raffi Hovannisian graduated from the Fletcher School, located in Medford, Massachusetts, with a M.A.L.D. degree in 1982, specializing in International Law and Diplomacy, the Foreign Policies of Communist Countries, and Civilization and World Affairs.
Founded in 1994 by 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 2006, the Center focuses primarily on civic education, conflict resolution, and applied research on critical domestic and foreign policy issues for the state and the nation.
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