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ICHD Executive at Offical Ceremony of Contract Signing


ICHD Executive Director participated in Offical Ceremony of the Contract Signing on the Establishment of the Regional Master Programme in Human Rights and Democratization in Armenia, Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova on October 7 at Yerevan State University.

In his speech, ICHD Executive Director Tevan Poghosyan mentioned that he welcomes such projects and hopes that it will facilitate the formation of leaders and specialists in the fields of human rights and democratic values within the country and the region.

The event was orginized by Delegation of the European Union to Armenia and Yerevan State University.



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