Amidst the world economic crisis and COVID pandemic, a remote war re-ignited in yet another "middle of nowhere". What caused this conflagration, what are the dangers? What does it take to talk seriously about Karabagh and many other 'local conflicts' in this global world? Why should the world care? On October 22 at 19:00 Yerevan time (GMT + 4) join us to listen to Georgi Derluguian, Professor, New York University Abu Dhabi. Together with Prof. Derluguian, we will try to make a better sense of such questions.
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We are anxiously and hopefully following the development of events in Artsakh and we have a unique opportunity to receive the most current information about the situation at the first hand from the expert on military and national security issues.
We invite you to participate in Blair Sheppard’s book presentation “Ten Years to Midnight: Four Urgent Global Crises and Their Strategic Solutions”, which will be held on October 1, 2020.
The webinar to be held on September 24, 5 p.m. Yerevan time (GMT+4) and will host Marianna Mkhitaryan, director of Russian Drama Theater Named After K. Stanislavsky, director of “Armmono” International Theater Festival. The discussion will be moderated by the Manager of Cultural Projects of IDeA Charitable Foundation – Eleonora Malkhasyan.
September 21 is the International Day of Peace, proclaimed by the UN. This day UWC movement celebrates UWC day when we try to increase the number of people who are aware of various problems of the modern world. This year's theme is “United we can”.
The webinar to be held on September 4, 7 p.m. Yerevan time (GMT+4) and will host Robert J. Vitillo, Secretary General of ICMC; Cynthia Maung, Medical Doctor, Mae Tao Clinic Founder; Priscilla Dlamini, Founder of Holy Cross AIDS Hospice. The discussion will be moderated by Leadership Professor Georgetown University - Sam Potolicchio.
The webinar to be held on August 27, 7 p.m. Yerevan time (GMT+4) and will host Armine Barkhudaryan, Obstetrician-gynecologist; Founder, Traveling Doctors; Karen Koloyan, Head of Pediatric Orthopedics Service at Wigmore Clinic; Founder, Children's Rebirth; Armen Mkrtchyan, Obstetrician-gynecologist. The discussion will be moderated by MD Armen Minassian.
The webinar to be held on August 19, 7 p.m. Yerevan time (GMT+4) and will host Angelique Namaika, Co-founder, Center for Reintegration and Development and the Saint Daniel Comboni Pediatric Clinic the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Sakena Yacoobi, Founder and Executive Director, Afghan Institute of Learning; Sophie Beau, Co-founder, SOS Méditerranée (SOS Mediterranean); Ilwad Elman, Head, Elman Peace and Human Rights Center in Somalia. The discussion will be moderated by Director of Institute of Armenian Studies, University of Southern California – Salpi Ghazarian.
The webinar to be held on August 5, 5 p.m. Yerevan time (GMT+4) and will host Grigor Akhinov – Doctor of Economics, Professor of the Chair of Political Economy, Department of Economics, Lomonosov Moscow State University.
The webinar to be held on July 30, 7 p.m. Yerevan time (GMT+4) and will host Mary Robinson, Aurora Prize Selection Committee Member, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, former President of Ireland; Ernesto Zedillo, Aurora Prize Selection Committee Member; Director, Yale Center for the Study of Globalization, former President of Mexico; and Leymah Gbowee, Aurora Prize Selection Committee Member, Nobel Laureate, Liberian peace activist and women’s rights advocate. The discussion will be moderated by the Executive Director of Aurora Humanitarian Initiative – Nicola Stanisch.