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YSPS ALUMNI SEMINAR
Yerevan School of Political Studies conducted seminar foreseen solely for YSPS alumni of different years. The outgoing seminar was held in Tsaghkadzor, Armenia.

The event served as a platform for dialogue and exchange, a space for communication and socialization between YSPS graduates of different years.

The seminar sessions included topics such as European policy of Armenia, EU-Armenia relations and CEPA, regional developments and its possible impact on Armenia, multiculturalism in 21st century and economic challenges facing Armenia nowadays.
YSPS DELEGATION ATTENDED THE WORLD FORUM FOR DEMOCRACY 2017

IS POPULISM A PROBLEM?
Strasbourg, 8-10 November 2017
On 8-10 November 2017 the 12th generation of the Yerevan School of Political Studies participated at the 6th Edition of the World Forum for Democracy together with participants of 21 Schools of Political Studies of the Council of Europe, to debate and share their opinions on the role of political parties and media in the context of rising populism.

The objective of the World Forum for Democracy 2017 titled “Is Populism a Problem?” was to review novel initiatives and approaches which can enhance democratic practices and help parties and media, but also other political actors, to reconnect to citizens, make informed choices and function optimally in 21st century democracy.
YEREVAN SCHOOL OF POLITICAL STUDIES WELCOMES THE NEW GENERATION AND ANNOUNCES THE START OF 2017-2018 STUDY YEAR
On 30 September 2017 the Opening Ceremony of YSPS 2017-2018 study year was held in Yerevan, Armenia.

Opening remarks were made by Mr. Armen Zakaryan, YSPS Founding Director; Mr. Vache Gabrielyan, Vice Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, Minister of International Economic Integration and Reforms of the Republic of Armenia; Mr. Shavarsh Kocharyan, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and YSPS alumniMr. Artak Zakaryan, First Deputy Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia, YSPS alumnus-2nd generation; Mr. Artem Yerkanyan, Political Analyst, YSPS alumnus-4th generation and Rev. Fr. Ruben Zargaryan, Clergyman, Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, YSPS alumnus-6th generation.

Mr. Vache Gabrielyan, Mr. Shavarsh Kocharyan and Mr. Artak Zakaryan called on the new generation to actively engage in the school activities and take advantage of the exclusive opportunity to learn, exchange ideas and debate with lecturers.