Armenia-Diaspora Cooperation Development Procedure Approved In 2009

Jan 20 2010

In the course of its over year activities, RA Diaspora Ministry managed
to solve a number of issues, as well as provided Diaspora’s involvement
in the implementation of educational, cultural and information
programs, the 2009 activity report by RA Diaspora Ministry reads.

In the mentioned period, Ministry drew up partnership programs and
signed memos with UNDP, RA National Academy of Sciences as well
as RA Chamber of Commerce and Industry. At the Diaspora ministry’s
initiative a department of Diaspora studies opened at the Yerevan
State University.

The ministry also launched project in the frames of which events
dedicated to the memory of Vazgen I Catholicos, as well as Charles
Aznavour and Kirk Krkorian were held. 300 Armenian young people
visited the country in the frames of "Ari Tun" ("Return Home")
project initiated by the ministry.

With the ministry’s assistance, about 50 Armenian schools of Diaspora
received 16.456 books.

The procedure on Armenia-Diaspora cooperation development was approved
within last year, partnership programs as well as expansion of ties
was discussed.