International Relations

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…

MEP Dr. Theocharous in ARF–D offices, in Yerevan

Member of the European Parliament (EPP, Cyprus), Chair of the EU – Armenia Friendship Group in the European Parliament, Dr. Eleni Theocharous today, October 10, 2014, visited the headquarters of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnkatsutyun (Armenian Socialist Party) at Kristapor Mikaelian center and held a meeting with Hrant Margaryan, Chairman of the ARF-D Bureau.…

ARF-D Bureau Condemns Attacks on Aleppo

YEREVAN—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation Bureau issued an announcement on June 4 condemning the ongoing rocket attacks on the Syrian city of Aleppo and urging international action to end the attacks on the civilian population and specifically the Armenian community. Below is the translated text of the announcement: “We call on all governments, especially Western nations,…