Monthly Archives September 2016

UWC + EYP Friendship: Friendship that transcended boundaries

One of the aims of the EYP Armenia is to connect young people with like-minded individuals and to create strong bonds of commitment and friendship leading to building a stronger community within and beyond our country. Luckily, it has proven to be successful with many examples of EYPers coming and sticking together, thus creating a strong friendship.

This short story is about 3 ambitious youngsters who, having heard of one another in the scope of EYP, first met and got together due to the Facebook chat for UWC students where Karina told Erik and Hovhannes about the Nobel Days program. As Erik said, “What engaged us more was the chance of going to the UWC Dilijan College as part of the program...

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An honest interview with Hovsep Patvakanyan

From doing a PhD in Economics to publishing a book about inflation forecasting models; From International Economic Expert to Founder of European Youth Parliament of Armenia and finally from a university lecturer to a very good friend for many people; Hovsep Patvakanyan is a real role model for many young people for his successful carreer, hard work and optimistic view of the future.

Very recently he published his first book “Inflation forecasting: how much should we care about external factors?”  in Saarbrücken, Germany. For this he received 1st Krikor Artzruni Award by Armenian Economic Association, endorsements from professionals at Central Bank and Ministry of Economy.

We decided to have an honest interview with Mr...

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An Armenian Speaking Portuguese or The Adventures of Tatev Mkrtumyan in Braga 2016

Missing the train from Porto to Braga, getting off at a wrong station, being suggested to take photos by a handsome blond guy, posing for the photos no matter how, Love-ing, Peace-ing and Positive-ing all Braga long, shouting into the microphone during the Final Speech, dancing salsa and bachata in the streets of Braga and getting some hot master-class from native Colombians…

Trying to sum up Tatev’s story to the beautiful land of Portugal, I suggest you going through her adventures with us, as positive vibes will get straight into your heart once reaching the end of the article.


Tatev Mkrtumyan
, a passionate PR maven that AUA has never seen before, an experienced EYP-er who has been to 8 different sessions and is still exploring, a PR Responsible for IEFA 2016 that took the Forum to ...

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