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“Eurasian Integration Project from the Perspective of Modern Geopolitical Dimensions”. A youth summer school with the support of the Gorchakov Fund in Yerevan

21 july

“Eurasian Integration Project from the Perspective of Modern Geopolitical Dimensions”. A youth summer school with the support of the Gorchakov Fund in Yerevan

Youth Summer School “The Eurasian Integration Project from the Perspective of Modern Geopolitical Dimensions” is taking place at Russian-Armenian University (RAU) in Yerevan. It was organized by the Department of Political Sciences of RAU and the State Committee for Science of the Republic of Armenia with the support of the Gorchakov Fund.

 

Deputy Head of the Department of Political Sciences of RAU Oganes Sarkisyan and Vice Rector for Research at RAU Parkev Avetisyan welcomed participants when opening the conference. They stressed importance and urgent character of the studied issue.

 

Experts from Armenia represented by Deputy Director of the Institute of Caucasus in Armenia Sergey Minasyan; expert on Georgia, member of the Gorchakov Club Jonny Melikyan; columnist of The National Interest and Russia in Global Politics Areg Galstyan; researcher, political scientists of the Institute of Caucasus Grant Mikaelyan, and Deputy Head of the Department of History and Political Theory at Yerevan State University Ashot Yengoyan spoke to the audience.

 

Lectures by experts of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund are scheduled to be held at the summer school on July 21. Deputy Head of the Department of Economic Development of Post-Soviet Countries of the Institute of Economics RAS Yelena Kuzmina and Chairman of the Council of the Center for International Advancement, researcher at the Institute of Economics RAS Roman Chukov will make presentations to the attendees.


“I was invited to give a lecture about prospects of development of youth diplomacy in the EEU space by the Gorchakov Fund and RAU in Yerevan at summer school “The Eurasian Integration Project from the Perspective of Modern Geopolitical Dimensions”. I believe that youth is a driver of relations between our countries and youth diplomacy in the EEU space has all the opportunities for strengthening relations between the nations of the union and advancing relations in the future onto a new level. In the future, active leaders of youth events and conferences will become leaders in their countries and will be governing our countries based on the same independent, constructive and inclusive beginnings. We hope to see as many possible representatives from Armenia and all the EEU member states at the World Festival of Youth and Students 2017 in Sochi in less than three months! I am especially pleased to participate in the event together with Yelena Kuzmina, who will speak to the attendees of the School about political and economic aspects of increasing integration in the Eurasian space”, Roman Chukov wrote on his page o Facebook.


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