Monthly Archives April 2015

PRESS: 1st Pan Regional EYP Session

The First Pan Regional EYP Session (PRESS) on “Activating Regional Youth via Challenging Unemployment” (#PRESS) took place on 17-20th April, 2015 in Dilijan, Armenia. Around 80 delegates from 14 cities of Armenia gathered in Dilijan to brainstorm and discuss diverse topics in their respective committees, challenge each other and themselves, get to know various perspectives and see matters a bit differently.

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PRESS comprised Teambuilding Activities, Arm Village, Committee Works ,Talent Night, General Assembly, etc...

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The Adventures of Ripa and Hayarpi in Münster 2015, Regional Selection Conference of EYP Germany

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Armenian delegation comprising Ripa Hovsepyan and Hayarpi Vardanyan participated in Münster 2015,  Regional Selection Conference of EYP Germany.

Regional Selection Conference  Münster 2015 (Münster RSC-2015) took place on April 9-12, where Ripa and Hayarpi represented Armenia. Eyparmenia.org interviewed both Ripa and Hayarpi who shared their adventurous experiences, funny stories and the memories that they will definitely add to their EYP portfolios.

Ripa and Hayarpi what is the first thing that comes to your mind when you say Regional Selection Conference  Münster 2015

Ripa:  Memorable forever… Münster – Monster 😀 , awe-inspiring people.

Hayarpi:  “Intercultural dialogue’ in harmony, peace, cooperation and fun...

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#ICAN1915 – Armenian Genocide

In commemoration of the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide!

The term Genocide was coined by Polish-Jewish lawyer Raphael Lemkin in 1944, whose family was one of the victims of the Jewish Holocaust. By defining this term, Lemkin sought to describe Nazi politics of systematic murder, violence as well atrocities committed against the Armenians in the Ottoman Empire in 1915. He stated that he did so with the fate of the Armenians in mind, explaining that “it happened so many times … It happened to the Armenians, then after the Armenians Hitler took action”. On December 9, 1948, the United Nations approved the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.

The Armenian Genocide as Medz Yeghern (“Great Crime”) was the Ottoman government’s systematic targeted extermi...

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25 reasons you should never visit Armenia. Ever

1. Armenia is really not beautiful

1. Armenia is really not beautiful

Capital of Armenia, Yerevan, at night; 8th century B.C.

2. Especially not the nature

2. Especially not the nature

Zangezur mountain range in the South of Armenia

3.It has literally nothing to offer

3. It has literally nothing to offer
 
Zvartnots Temple, 7th century

4.No Breathtaking places

4. No breathtaking places
 
Tatev Monastery Complex, 9th century

5.No Interesting Castles

5. No interesting castles
 
Amberd fortress, 7th century

6.Or Cultural Wonders

6. Or Cultural Wonders 
 
Tiger cave in Artsakh

7.As such, no historical heritage

7. As such, no historical heritage
 
Geghard Monastery, 4th century

8.The countryside is so boring

8. The Countryside is so boring
 
Bargushat range in the South of Armenia

9.And gets even more boring in winter

9. And gets even more boring in winter
 
Khor Virap with Mount Ararat

10.It sucks since the country has no sea

10. It sucks since country has no sea

Lake Sevan, largest lake in the Caucasus region

11.And it has no traditions

11. And it has no traditions
 
Traditional Armenian Dance – Barmani

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EYP Alumnus and Member Svetlana Hovhannisyan was Chairing at Riga Regional Session 2015

It is not a surprise that EYP Armenia Alumni always utilize its uniqueness and individuality to represent Armenia at the highest level in the international arena. This time, the bright Alumnus and Member of EYP Armenia was Svetlana Hovhannisyan who studies Psychology of Management in the Public Administration academy of Republic of Armenia. She was accepted as chair in the Riga Regional Session of EYP Latvia. Riga Regional Session 2015 (RRS2015) of EYP Latvia took place from the 20th until the 22nd of March in the village called Ozolnieki.

Eyparmenia.org asked Svetlana to share her thoughts and experience during the session.

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“The session I attended was the Riga Regional Session of EYP Latvia, in Ozolnieki.

The decision to apply as a chair came to my mind earlier, but I have to say th...

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