Diaspora Ministry Unveils Online Library

The home page of Hayernaysor.am

YEREVAN (ArmRadio)—Armenia’s Diaspora Ministry Monday unveiled a new Web site, which is to be an online library and resource center at “hayernaysor.am.”

The Diaspora Minister, Hranoush Hakopyan was on hand to introduce the site, which was established in 2009 and its revamped version was being unveiled. According to the presentation, the site claims to have the most comprehensive information about Armenia and the Diaspora.

The online library includes 200 volumes in different languages on Armenia-Diaspora relation, the history of Diaspora communities, the Armenian Genocide and the Karabakh question.

The Diaspora Ministry has also partnered with Yerevan State University to set up a school for young Diaspora Armenian journalists. The school will offer training courses from June 26 to July 16 and will conclude with a forum.

The courses are open to journalists working for Armenian media outlets, as well as to young Armenians up to 33 years of age, who are recommended by their communities and are preparing to work for an Armenian media outlet in their respective community.

The number of participants is limited to 20 and the courses will be conducted in Armenian.

The Diaspora Ministry will cover expenses for participants’ stay in Armenia and the participants’ (newspaper, community) will cover their travel expenses.

Those you whish to participate may contact the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia or the Diaspora Ministry directly at info@mindiaspora.am, contact@mindiaspora.am, mindiaspora@yahoo.com or calling by calling 37410 58-56-01 (Ext. 109) by April 15, 2011.

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