International Relations

ARF-D Representatives at the 8th PES Congress

The 8th Congress of the Party of European Socialists (PES) took place in the capital of the Czech Republic, Prague, on December 7-8, 2009, with the participation of more than 1500 representatives of member parties, members of the European Parliament, government ministers from European member states, including representatives from sister parties and PES activists. Among…

Strengthening Social Democracy in the Black Sea Region

Maria Titizian Vice President, Socialist International ARF-Dashnaktsutyun, Armenian socialist party IUSY BSAC Leaders’ Conference “Committed to making changes” 4 – 6 December, 2009, Kiev, Ukraine The problem with strengthening social democracy in the region is the deficit or absence of democracy itself primarily in the post-Soviet republics, including some in the Black Sea region. In…

ARF-D Leaders Meet with State Dept. Official

YEREVAN (ARF Press Office)—Director of the State Department’s Office of Caucasus Affairs and Regional Conflicts, Ethan A. Goldrich, visited the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Kristapor Mikaelian Center Monday and met with a high-ranking party delegation. ARF Supreme Council of Armenia chairman Armen Rustamian, ARF Bureau member Aghvan Vartanian and ARF Political Director Giro Manoyan met with…

SI Council resolution on Armenia

CASABLANCA COUNCIL – Peace, Security, Development 31 MAY-01 JUNE 2002 RESOLUTION ON ARMENIA The Council of the Socialist International, meeting in Casablanca on 31 May – 1 June 2002, Considering the positive influence the SI can have in the search for just and lasting resolutions of regional conflicts; Considering the increasing geopolitical, strategic and economic…

ARF-D participates in European meeting of Socialist International

YEREVAN — The Socialist International Committee for Central and Eastern Europe, SICEE, met in Zagreb on 6-7 October, 2000, hosted by SI-member the Croatian Social Democratic Party, SDP, which heads the country’s government. As developments unfolded in Serbia, the Committee issued a declaration congratulating and extending its solidarity with the men and women who through…

SI Cuuncil resolution on security and stability in the South Caucasian states

OSLO COUNCIL – Global Solidarity 18-19 MAY 1998 RESOLUTION ON SECURITY AND STABILITY IN THE SOUTH CAUCASIAN STATES 1. The Socialist International supports the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. The SI, together with its member parties, considers the diversity of the region as an asset and strongly encourages the states…

ARF-Dashnaktsutyun rejoins the Socialist International

NEW YORK – The Socialist International Congress unanimously approved the Armenian Revolutionary Federation’s application for membership in the worldwide organization on September 11, at its last session; the SI 20th Congress convened at the United Nations headquarters. The ARF-Dashnaktsutyun was granted the status of Obsever Member. The ARF-D had been a member of the Socialist…

The ARF and the Socialist International

The ARF’s relations with the Socialist International go back as far when the ARF initiated the propagation of the Armenian Question in the European circles, that is, around the mid 1890’s. In 1896, ARF-Dashnaktsutiune’s Western Bureau1 forwarded to the Socialist International its first report-memorandum expounding the organization’s structure, ideological principles and activities. It should be…