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EaP Think Bridge

The Regional Studies Center (RSC) is pleased to serve as the Armenia partner in a new, one-year collaborative project entitled, “EaP Think Bridge,” which serves as a platform to uniting expert communities in the countries of the Eastern Partnership region to “fill the gap” in distributing analytical products for stakeholders, including a new bilingual English- and Russian-language monthly publication of analysis and commentary from each of the six Eastern Partnership countries.

ASSESSING THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE SOUTH CAUCASUS

In a recent Russian-language article, RSC Director Richard Giragosian assessed the Trump Administration’s approach to U.S.-Russian relations and the impact on the South Caucasus, published by the Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft (IPG).

www.ipg-journal.io/regiony/evropa/statja/show/trevozhnoe-nevmeshatelstvo-225/

RSC TWO-PART ARMENIAN MEDIA INTERVIEW

In a two-part interview with Aram Sargsyan of the 1in.am electronic news agency, RSC Director Richard Giragosian assessed the risk of renewed hostilities over Nagorno-Karabakh.

Armenian: www.1in.am/2090067.html
Russian version: http://ru.1in.am/1181440.html

The second part of the interview with the 1in.am electronic news agency focused on domestic political developments in Armenia prior to the April parliamentary elections.

Armenian: www.1in.am/2093268.html

RSC Expert School

Are you interested in a challenge? Does learning and developing new skills interest you? Then join us for an interesting and innovative new opportunity as we prepare for a new session of our weekly certificate-based professional training course for students and young professionals.

Known as the “RSC Expert School,” the program seeks to provide a unique educational opportunity in Armenia by offering a series of modern, innovative and interactive workshops, exercises and lectures.

The next session opens on Tuesday, 7 March, and will culminate in a certificate award ceremony for completion of the course, scheduled for 9 May 2017. The weekly sessions are held on every Tuesday evening, from 19:00-21:00 and will be held in the RSC office, located at 60 Aram Street.

RSC BRIEFS VISITING EU DELEGATION

At the invitation of Ambassador Piotr Antoni Świtalski, the Head of Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Armenia, Regional Studies Center (RSC) Director Richard Giragosian met on 3 February with a visiting EU delegation led by Christian Danielsson, the Director General of Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR), Lawrence Meredith, the Director of Neighbourhood East (NEAR.C) and Luc Devigne, Director for Russia, Eastern partnership, Central Asia, Regional Cooperation and OSCE (EEAS). Other participants included Hoa-Binh Adjemian, the Head of Cooperation Section, Gregory Tsouris, the Deputy Head of Cooperation, and Andrea Chalupova, Political Officer, from the EU Delegation to Armenia.