YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)The first international teleconference of the Helsinki Citizen Assembly’s youth groups of the Transcaucasus and the Prague-based HCA International Secretariat was held Wednesday.
Coordinator of the Nagorno-Karabakh "Helsinki Initiative -92" committee–Karen Ohanjanian– said that preparations for the international youth conference and other issues of concern to Transcaucasian youth were addressed during the conference.
HCA Executive Committee member Yulia Kharashvili came from Georgia to participate in the conference. While in Armenia–Kharashvili met with representatives of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Armenia–the Pan-Armenian Women’s Union–the Center for Sociological Studies and the Center for Democracy and Human Rights of Armenia.
HCA committee coordinators and deputy coordinators from Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh–Anahit Bayandur and Natalia Martirossian also took part in the conference–which was sponsored by the Armenian Information Company–Arminco.