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RSC ATTENDS SOUTH CAUCASUS SECURITY FORUM 2017 IN TBILISI

As the official partner from Armenia, our “think tank,” the Regional Studies Center (RSC), was pleased participate in the 4th South Caucasus Security Forum 2017 in Tbilisi from 19-20 April. This year’s two-day conference, entitled “On the Frontline of Changing Global Dynamics,” is organized by the Strategic Policy Institute STRATPOL of Slovakia and the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (GFSIS, the Rondeli Foundation). Other partners included the Foreign Policy Council “Ukrainian Prism” in Kyiv, the International Visegrad Fund (IVF), and the Open Ukraine Foundation.

EaP Think Bridge

The Regional Studies Center (RSC) is pleased to serve as the Armenia partner in a new, one-year collaborative project entitled, “EaP Think Bridge,” which serves as a platform to uniting expert communities in the countries of the Eastern Partnership region to “fill the gap” in distributing analytical products for stakeholders, including a new bilingual English- and Russian-language monthly publication of analysis and commentary from each of the six Eastern Partnership countries.

ASSESSING THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE SOUTH CAUCASUS

In a recent Russian-language article, RSC Director Richard Giragosian assessed the Trump Administration’s approach to U.S.-Russian relations and the impact on the South Caucasus, published by the Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft (IPG).

www.ipg-journal.io/regiony/evropa/statja/show/trevozhnoe-nevmeshatelstvo-225/

RSC TWO-PART ARMENIAN MEDIA INTERVIEW

In a two-part interview with Aram Sargsyan of the 1in.am electronic news agency, RSC Director Richard Giragosian assessed the risk of renewed hostilities over Nagorno-Karabakh.

Armenian: www.1in.am/2090067.html
Russian version: http://ru.1in.am/1181440.html

The second part of the interview with the 1in.am electronic news agency focused on domestic political developments in Armenia prior to the April parliamentary elections.

Armenian: www.1in.am/2093268.html

RSC Expert School

Are you interested in a challenge? Does learning and developing new skills interest you? Then join us for an interesting and innovative new opportunity as we prepare for a new session of our weekly certificate-based professional training course for students and young professionals.

Known as the “RSC Expert School,” the program seeks to provide a unique educational opportunity in Armenia by offering a series of modern, innovative and interactive workshops, exercises and lectures.

The next session opens on Tuesday, 7 March, and will culminate in a certificate award ceremony for completion of the course, scheduled for 9 May 2017. The weekly sessions are held on every Tuesday evening, from 19:00-21:00 and will be held in the RSC office, located at 60 Aram Street.