17.10.2019 • Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Zohrab Mnatsakanyan on the occasion of Armenia’s election as a Member of the UN Human Rights Council

At today's elections held in New York, Armenia has been elected as a member of the UN Human Rights Council for the period 2020-2022, with the overwhelming majority of votes. This remarkable achievement is the best demonstration of the acknowledgement by the international community of the significant progress in democratic transformation and protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms following the non-violent, Velvet Revolution in the Republic of Armenia. This success also reflects the high confidence of the international community towards Armenia as a reliable partner, who is at the forefront of protection of human rights, and the prevention of massive violations of human rights and atrocities. As a responsible member of the international community and a supporter of effective multilateralism, Armenia has acceded to all major human rights instruments. Today we can proudly state that these human rights commitments are not...

27.02.2014 • Aram Khachaturian International Competition

"Aram Khachaturian-Competition" Cultural Foundation is pleased to inform that Aram Khachaturian 10 th International Competition has been launched. 2014 is remarkable in the history of the Competition as its 10 th anniversary will be celebrated and a number of concerts will be organized. The heritage of the great composer in world music culture is invaluable and competition aims at bringing together young promising musicians from all over the world and granting an opportunity to perform on international stages and with renowned artists. First prize: 15 000 USD, Laureate Diploma Second prize: 10 000 USD, Laureate Diploma Third prize: 5 000 USD, Laureate Diploma Detailed information about the Competition is available on website.  

08.09.2012 • Switzerland holds protest action against extradition of Azeri murderer

The Armenian community organizations held a protest action near the Hungarian Embassy in Bern on Sept. 8 in connection with the extradition of the Azeri murderer Ramil Safarov from Hungary to Azerbaijan.

10.06.2012 • Turkish historian Taner Akcam talks about Armenian Genocide during trip to Switzerland

Turkish historian and researcher Taner Akcam visited Switzerland on the invitation of Christian Solidarity International (CSI) organization. He met Swiss officials, presented the French translation of his new book and delivered speeches within the framework of his visit. The Swiss media fully covered the event.

10.11.2011 • Karabakh President meets with heads of Armenian organizations in Geneva

President of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Bako Sahakyan visited Armenian Embassy in the Swiss Confederation and handed in state awards to some members of the Swiss Armenian community. Philanthropist Vardan Sermakes and public activist Arden Shelefyan were awarded.

29.04.2011 • Armenia participates in international book fair

Armenia participated in the 26th international book fair, Salon du livre, held in Geneva from April 25 to 29.

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