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Armenia: A Look at Progress From Independence to Today

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm +04

About the Event: 

This discussion is part of the Teacher Fellowship Program in Armenia organized by the Genocide Education Project (GEP).

GEP is a nonprofit organization working with educators in teaching about genocide and human rights. This summer, GEP will host its third Teacher Fellowship Program in Armenia, during which 15 middle and high school teachers will engage in professional development services. During the program’s second phase, Fellows will provide professional development services for other educators in their region, under the supervision of GEP.

The initial phase of the Teacher Fellowship Program includes a 10-day trip to Armenia, with academic and workshop sessions at the Armenian Genocide Memorial-Institute and the American University of Armenia (AUA).

The discussion, to be held in the AUA Small Auditorium, aims to provide a look at Armenia’s progress from independence until now.

About the Speaker(s):

Dr. Arman Tatoyan, Professor and Program Chair, Master of Arts in Human Rights and Social Justice, AUA

Dr. Arman Tatoyan served as the human rights defender of the Republic of Armenia (RA) and head of the National Preventive Mechanism from 2016 to 2022, elected by the RA National Assembly. He also served as an ad hoc judge in the European Court of Human Rights from 2016 to 2019. His first mandate for the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers, the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT), was as a member in respect of Armenia from 2011 to 2013. 

Dr. Vardan Baghdasaryan, Associate Professor and Program Chair, Master of Science in Management, AUA

Dr. Vardan Baghdasaryan is an assistant professor and chair of the Master of Science in Management program at AUA. He has been teaching various economics-related courses since 2014. Dr. Baghdasaryan has been a senior consultant at AVAG Solutions, Ltd., providing consulting to various international donor agencies.

Dr. Hasmik Kyureghyan, Executive Director and Co-Founder, Paradigma Educational Foundation

Dr. Hasmik Kyureghyan holds her doctorate from the University College of London. She is a co-founder and CEO of Paradigma Educational Foundation, which initiates and implements educational projects across Armenia.

Language: Armenian



July 8
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm +04
Event Categories:


General Education


Small Auditorium, 5th Floor, 516M , AUA Main Building
40 Marshal Baghramyan Ave
Yerevan, Armenia
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