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ATP’s ‘Plant an Idea, Plant a Tree’ Manual Outlines Environmental Issues and Practical Solutions

Armenia Tree Project launched a new and expanded edition of its “Plant an Idea, Plant a Tree” environmental education manual during a public program at the American University of Armenia on March 26, 2010. The presentation took place at AUA’s Alex and Marie Manoogian Hall and the event was supported by the Acopian Center for the Environment.

Erdogan Says Going To U.S., Sending Back Turkish Envoy

Turkey said on Friday that it is sending its ambassador back to Washington, a month after he was recalled to protest against a U.S. congressional committee recognizing the Armenian Genocide. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan also confirmed that he will attend an international unclear summit to be hosted by President Barack Obama in Washington on April 12-13.

Conference on Genocide to Be Held in Ankara on April 24

On April 24-25, a symposium on the Armenian Genocide, titled “1915 within its pre- and post-historical periods: Denial and Confrontation,” will be held in Ankara. Organized by the Ankara Freedom to Thought Initiative (AFTI), the symposium will not only address the history, but explore issues like the confiscation of Armenian property and reparations.

Ottawa Three Released

On March 19, Raffi Titizian, who was detained in Canadian penitentiaries since 1985, at the end of a lengthy and step-by-step path of rehabilitation, was granted his conditional release by the Parole Board of Canada.