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YSPS ALUMNUS – DR. EDGAR GHAZARYAN APPOINTED EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY AMBASSADOR OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA TO THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND
By the decree of RA President Serzh Sargsyan YSPS alumnus Dr. Edgar Ghazaryan has been appointed Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the Republic of Poland.

Yerevan School of Political Studies congratulates the newly appointed Ambassador and wishes him great success and new achievements in his new diplomatic mission.
SEMINAR ON “INTEGRATION TENDENCIES OF ARMENIA”
On 17-19 October 2014 YSPS 3-day seminar on “Integration Tendencies of Armenia” was held in Jermuk, Armenia. The event gathered YSPS participants, prominent experts as well as YSPS alumni of different years.

In general the seminar distinguished with its high representation of international and local experts, high-ranking officials and diplomats. Particularly H.E. John Heffern, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Armenia, Mr. Mårten Ehnberg, Chargé d’Affairs, Embassy of Sweden in Armenia, Mr. Shavarsh Kocharyan, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and other prominent experts of Armenia.

It can clearly be stated that there is no other such platform in Armenia where the speakers could be so open and frank, and no other audience where the participants could be so informed about the European and Eurasian directions of Armenian Foreign policy, developments and development scenarios in Eastern Partnership countries, the USA-Armenia current relations, global economic developments as well as about the new processes of transformations in middle east.
YEREVAN SCHOOL OF POLITICAL STUDIES WELCOMES 10TH GENERATION AND ANNOUNCES THE START OF A NEW STUDY YEAR
The inauguration ceremony of 2014-2015 study year of the Yerevan School of Political Studies was held on 20 September 2014 in Yerevan, Armenia. This meeting brought together YSPS participants, alumni and experts.

Welcoming speeches were delivered by Mr. Armen Zakaryan, YSPS Director, Ambassador Piotr Świtalski, Director of Policy Planning of the Council of Europe, Mr. Shavarsh Kocharyan, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, high-ranking YSPS alumni and others.

The speakers stressed the importance of the Yerevan School of Political Studies stating that YSPS contributes to the formation of democratic systems in Armenia.  Ambassador Piotr Świtalski congratulated the participants of the new study year emphasizing that by participating in this valuable initiative participants become part of a bigger family – family of the Schools of Political Studies. He also stated that YSPS participants and alumni are considered to be informal ambassadors of the Council of Europe in Armenia.