International ARF Youth Conference Concludes

ARF Youth conference participants

YEREVAN (ARF Press Service)—Twenty-five representatives from 12 countries took part from March 22 to 24 in the pan-Armenian Armenian Revolutionary Federation Youth and Student Association conference that was convened upon ARF Youth Office’s invitation, at AYF “Aram Manoukian” headquarters, in Yerevan.

The conference’s opening ceremony took place at Yerablur Pantheon where, the representatives from each region laid wreaths in memory of the men and women who lost their lives in Karabakh liberation struggle.

The next day, the participants visited the National Assembly, where they met with ARF parliamentary bloc chairman Vahan Hovannesian who spoke about the faction’s activities and took questions from the youth representatives regarding Armenia’s emigration, the major social-economical issues of the country and the political climate in Armenia.

A meeting with the members of the ARF Faction of the Youth Parliament was also included in the agenda. The main topic of the discussion was about the possibility of cooperation with Diaspora Armenian Youth organizations.

The conference participants had the opportunity to become acquainted with the actitivites and future plans of each region. They also focused on the challenges facing the Youth and in conclusion approved a four-year action plan of activities aimed at strengthening Armenia.


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