From 20-21 November 2014, RSC staff participated in the EU Eastern Partnership (EaP) Civil Society Forum in Batumi, Georgia, as part of the official Armenian delegation. This 6th annual EaP Civil Society Forum in Batumi was officially entitled, “EU Integration & Common Security: Making it Happen.”.
RSC Director Richard Giragosian participated in the 2nd South Caucasus Security Forum 2014, from 18-19 November in Tbilisi, Georgia. Entitled “New regional Security Environment and Global Challenges,” the conference was organized by the Center for European and North Atlantic Affairs (CENNA) and the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (GFSIS)..
RSC Director Richard Giragosian participated in a one-day conference at Oxford University’s St. Antony’s College entitled, “The impact of international and regional developments on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement process,” and organized within the framework of the EPNK partnership with the support of the European Union..
In an event at the London office of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), RSC Director Richard Giragosian offered a presentation on the implications from the war in Ukraine on Armenia. Moderated by Andrew Wilson, a Senior Policy Fellow at the ECFR, Giragosian was joined by Avaz Hasanov, the Director of the Society for Humanitarian Research in Baku and the editor of their magazine “Human Rights in Azerbaijan,” who offered an assessment of the impact on Azerbaijan..
On 7 November, the Regional Studies Center (RSC) held a special workshop and “focus group” discussion entitled, “The Future of Armenia-EU Relations,” with over twenty participants engaged in a “brainstorming” session offering innovative ideas to strategize and “brainstorm” on specific elements of the relationship..
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