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Armenia-NATO cooperation: voices of young women and men


Fifty young women and men from Yeghegnadzor branch of Armenian Economical State University participated in Town Hall meeting on Armenia-NATO cooperation on 20th April 2010. ICHD and Armenian Atlantic Association (AAA) organize such discussions with young people in various regions of Armenia regularly. Young people from Yeghegnadzor voiced over 200 ideas, opinions and suggestions about the issues of Armenia-NATO cooperation. THM discussions were based on five hypothetic situations - scenarios, such as “Debris, repeating the faults”, “United Caucasus”, “Armenian rhapsody”, etc. Different scenarios helped to look at Armenia-NATO cooperation perspectives from various angles and get young peoples’ ideas and opinions on relations of our nation and one of the most powerful political and military systems of collective security in the world we live.




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