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Brussels to host European Armenian Convention in March 2013

Brussels to host European Armenian Convention in March 2013

PanARMENIAN.Net - The third European Armenian Convention will take place in Brussels, the second part of which in the European Parliament from March 4 to 5, 2013, Asbarez reports.

The Convention will gather distinguished activists, academics, and politicians from Armenia, Europe, the United States and elsewhere, alongside Armenian National Committees across Europe and other Armenian organizations in the continent.

The first session on Monday, March 4 will focus on the pan-European challenges facing the Armenians living in Europe, which will be discussed among representatives of European Armenian Organizations. Other than challenges like identity, culture and language, political issues such as facing the joint Turkish-Azeri lobby in Europe, the Armenian Genocide centenary events and the criminalization of genocide denial, and working towards the recognition of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic will be discussed, as well. The panel will consist of various representatives from East and West Europe, as well as Armenia.

The next panel, on March 5, in the European Parliament, under the auspices of the largest political group in the European Parliament – the European Popular Party (EPP) – will discuss issues such as the European Union’s responsibility to prevent and protect, look into “Genocide and the International Law”, will discuss and look for “New Perspectives for the South Caucasus.”

Participants to the Convention will be European Union high level staff, representatives of political groups in the European Parliament, Members of the European Parliament, heads of parliamentary delegations and members of political parties and leadership from all spheres of the spectrum from the EU and Armenia.

The conference is organized by the European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy (ANC of Europe).

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