International Relations

ARF-D joins party of European Socialists as observer member

BUDAPEST—The 10th Congress of the Party of European Socialists (PES) approved the Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyn’s (ARF-D) membership in the organization as an observer member. The Congress, which took place in Budapest on June 12-13, also approved the accession of Georgia’s Georgian Dream Party, as well as socialist parties from Egypt, Morocco, and Italy.…

The Socialist International’s Committee for the CIS, the Caucasus and the Black Sea Convenes in Yerevan

The meeting of the Socialist International Committee for the CIS, the Caucasus and the Black Sea took place on the June 8-9, in Yerevan, Armenia, was hosted by the ARF-D and was attended by members of the socialist and social democratic parties of the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Moldova, Hungary, Tajikistan and Azerbaijan.…

YES Bureau Meeting Adopts Resolution on Armenian Genocide. MJS, JUSOS, SSU, AYF Counter Turkish Propaganda

Young European Socialists (YES) Bureau meeting took place on May 29-30, 2015 in Riga, Latvia. All the full members of the organisation took part in the meeting. The Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) was represented by Aren Kerteshian (France). The meeting’s agenda included the drawing of the action plan of the forthcoming two-year term, the discussion…

Socialist Youth World Council Adopts Resolution Calling for Armenian Genocide Recognition, Reparations

(armenianweekly.com) YEREVAN —The International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) World Council unanimously passed a resolution on the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, condemning the denial of the genocide and demanding justice for the crime. The World Council, which took place in Yerevan and was hosted by the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) of Armenia, adopted…

AYF YES Status Upgraded to Full Membership

The 12th Congress of the Young European Socialists (YES) was held in Winterthur, Vienna from April 9-12. The Armenian Youth Federation was represented by Aren Kertechian (France) and Sarineh Abrahamian (Netherlands). The Congress is the highest assembly of YES with main responsibilities the adoption of budgets and accounts, the adoption of the activity plan for…

AYF Armenia Will Host IUSY World Council 2015

VIENNA (A.W.)—The World Council of the International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) will take place in Yerevan from May 7-10. The Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) of Armenia will be the host organization of the Council. The World Council of the International Union of Socialist Youth will be taking place in Yerevan between May 7 and…

Socialist International Council to discuss centenary of the Armenian Genocide

On December 11-12, 2014 the Socialist International Council meeting convened in Geneva, under the main theme of ‘International peace and security: the resolution of conflicts and countering terrorism’. The meeting was opened with addresses delivered by Michael Møller, UNOG Director General, António Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, SI President George Papandreou, and SI Secretary…