International Relations

ARF-D Participates in Socialist International Council Meeting; Stands up to Azerbaijan’s Anti-Armenian Rhetoric

NEW YORK— An Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) delegation participated in the meeting of the Socialist International (SI) Council, which took place on July 11-12 at the United Nations headquarters in New York. The ARF-D, a full member of SI, participated in the SI Council meeting at the United Nations (UN) in New York with a…

ARF-D Delegation Meets with European Socialist Leadership

BRUSSELS, Belgium — On May 30, a delegation of Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) representatives held meetings with the leadership of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) and the Party of European Socialists (PES). The ARF-D delegation, which was headed by ARF-D Bureau member and head of the party’s Parliamentary faction Armen Rustamyan, included…

ARS Participates in the 61st Session of the UN Commission of the Status of Women

(armenianweekly.com) NEW YORK—The 61st session of the United Nations (UN) Commission of the Status of Women (CSW) took place March 13-14. The Commission addressed as 
its priority the theme “Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work.” In addition, it evaluated the progress in the implementation of the agreed conclusions from the 58th session…

AYF Participates in 2017 IUSY World Council

On March 23-26, close to 200 representatives from various socialist organizations including the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF), participated in the World Council of the International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY). Florencia Zanikian (AYF South America) and IUSY Vice-President and Coordinator of the Black Sea region Garo Chadoian represented the AYF. The meeting was opened with…

ARF-D Takes Part in 25th SI Congress; Resolutions on Artsakh and the Armenian Genocide Adopted; Mario Nalpatian Re-elected SI Vice-President

The 25th Congress of the Socialist International was convened on March 2-4, 2017, in Cartagena, Colombia. The Congress which gathered more than 350 guests and delegates representing 86 political parties and organizations was hosted by the Liberal Party of Colombia (PLC), a member of the coalition government of the country. ARF-D was represented by a…

ARF-D Delegation Takes Part in Socialist International Committee for the CIS, Caucasus and Black Sea Meeting

A working meeting of members of the Socialist International Committee for the CIS, Caucasus and Black Sea was held in Chisinau, Moldova, on 6 February 2017, hosted by the Democratic Party of Moldova, DPM. The meeting was attended by delegations from Moldova, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Hungary. Also present was…

TAD Minister: Armenian-French cooperation forum to promote proportionate regional development

The minister of territorial administration and development Davit Lokyan (ARF-D) hailed today the Armenian-French Forum on Decentralized Cooperation, describing it as a good platform connecting the two countries’ cities, towns and villages, according to tert.am. In his remarks, Lokyan expressed hope that the meeting will also boost the bilateral relations, enabling both the French and…

ARF-D Strengthens Ties with S&D Group in the European Parliament

Gianni Pittella, President of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament (S&D Group) and Armen Rustamyan, Head of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) Parliamentary Faction, signed a memorandum of understanding in Strasbourg, on July 6. The memorandum reaffirms the principles upon which the parties will cooperate as well…

ARF-D Delegation Holds Meeting with SI Secretary General Luis Ayala

Secretary General of the Socialist International, Luis Ayala arrived yesterday in Armenia, yerkir.am reported. Ayala met today with ARF-D members at the ARF-D Bureau “Kristapor Mikayelian” headquarters, in Yerevan. The Armenian delegation was comprised of ARF-D Bureau’s political representative, Armen Rustamyan, ARF-D Armenia’s Supreme Council chairman, Aghvan Vardanyan, and ARF-D Bureau member, Giro Manoyan. Activities…

Nalpatian to Present to Socialist International Evidents of Azerbaijan’s Attack Against Nagorno Karabakh; Holds Meeting with Karabakh President

In an interview to Yerkirmedia, Socialist International Vice President, former ARF-D Bureau member, Mario Nalpatian stated that the purpose of his visit to Nagorno Karabakh was not only to meet friends and comrades in the frontline but to prepare a serious and accurate report regarding the situation in Nagorno Karabakh which he intends to present…