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FAST fellowship program: The first step to education-science ecosystem

(mediamax.am) The Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST) announced the launch of a fellowship program that will support postgraduate students and university applicants in natural sciences or engineering to do research in leading universities of Armenia in order to get PhD degree. Today CEO of the Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology Armen Orujyan…

ARF-D Supports Law against Domestic Violence in Armenia

ARF-D Leader: ‘I Do Not See [the Law] as a Danger to Our ‘Traditional’ Family Values’ (ARMENIAN WEEKLY) YEREVAN—Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) Supreme Council representative Aghvan Vardanyan said on Thursday that a proposed bill against domestic violence is not a threat to traditional Armenian family values and that the ARF-D will support the adoption of…

ARF-D Urges Citizens Living Outside Lebanon to Register to Vote in 2018 Election

Nov. 20 Registration Deadline Set for Diasporan Lebanese Voters (ARMENIAN WEEKLY) The Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) Central Committee of Lebanon is urging Lebanese citizens around the world to register to vote in the country’s general election, slated for next year. Lebanese legislators ratified a new parliamentary election law in June that will allow Lebanese in…

ARF-D Eastern U.S. Announces Details for 2018 Conference on First Republic

(armenianweekly.com) WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) Eastern U.S. today confirmed details of its May 2018 conference devoted to the First Republic of Armenia. The conference will be held May 11-12, at Columbia University, in New York City, on the occasion of the Republic’s Centennial. “We are pleased to announce the format and details of…

MTAD Davit Lokyan Highlights Importance of Community Level Motivation

Government changes procedure for subsidizing communities (arka.am) YEREVAN. The government of Armenia is changing the procedure for granting subsidies to communities, Territorial Administration and Development Minister David Lokyan told journalists on Tuesday. According to him, beginning from 2018 the communities will have to substantiate why they need government subsidies and to back its provision by…

IUSY Concludes Study Visit to Republic of Artsakh

The study visit of a 25-member delegation from the International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) kicked off on September 29, 2017 in Yerevan, Armenia and urolled to the Republic of Artsakh until October 1. At the initiative of ARF-D Youth Office and upon invitation by IUSY, young political activists from 17 countries from Europe, namely…

Armenia’s Education Minister: ‘Armenian Is and Will Remain the Only Official Language’

YEREVAN—Armenia’s Minister of Education and Science Levon Mkrtchyan stated once again, on Sept. 22 that Armenian will remain the only official language in Armenia, and that Russian will continue to be considered a “foreign language.” “In the Republic of Armenia, Armenian is and will remain the only official language because we are an independent and…

The Hrayr Maroukhian Foundation Launches “Public Lecture Series”

Starting this September, the Hrayr Maroukhian Foundation is launching the “Public Lecture Series” educational program of political science and politics. The purpose of this educational program is to deepen the knowledge and skills of young people interested in politics, as well as to present Armenia’s domestic and foreign political agenda. Through the format of public…

Rustamyan: Government’s Course 90% Consistent With ARF-D’s Vision; ARF-D Against Armenia’s Withdrawal From EEU

(source: ARKA) A senior member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) party has commended today the government’s policy saying it is 90% consistent with ARF-D’s vision of how to resolve the country’s major problems. Speaking to reporters, Armen Rustamyan, the head of the ARF-Dashnaktsutyun parliamentary faction, said the government’s activities are on the right track…

ARF-D Pledges Reforms, Just and Transparent Government

(ASBAREZ) YEREVAN — The Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun Supreme Council of Armenia issued a statement on Wednesday, July 19th, detailing the party’s goals and pledges on how to advance reforms and create a more prosperous Armenia as a member of the governing coalition. The announcement emanated from a joint session held on July 17, between the…