International Relations

ARF-D Delegation at Barcelona SI Council, SIW Meetings

The Council of the Socialist International met on 24-25 November in Barcelona, hosted by its member party in Spain, the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party, PSOE. Delegations from all continents, representing SI member parties and invited guests, gathered to discuss three main themes: Building the future with the left: democracy, equality and solidarity; Working for stability…

Karen Khanlarian: Armenia may raise Iran’s international image

(tert.am) Armenia’s role may be great in giving the world objective information about Iran thereby raising the country’s international image, according to an Iranian-Armenian lawmaker. In an interview with Tert.am, Karen Khanlarian highlighted especially the significance of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s recent visit, which he said was absolutely timely after Iran’s victory against the…

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…