European Union Model 2012 Conference Launched in Yerevan

European Union model 2012 in Armenia Conference was launched in Yerevan by the participation of Yerevan European Students Forum youth NGO and European Union delegation in Armenia. European Students Forum chairman Luis Alvarado Martinez, delivered a welcoming speech.

”Our project will not reach its goal until Caucasus region joins us. Yet we have to change our way of thinking and action methods if we want to have a success ” Martinez noted. The interlocutor underscored the  pivotal role of the youth in that issue.  Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament came forth with a speech through video record. Yerevan Students Forum NGO head Armenak Minasyants, Forum members also  took their floor. EU’s Eastern Partnership, issues refer to democracy and human rights were envisaged in the course of the held discussions, Armenpress reports.

AEGEE (Association des Etats Généraux des Etudiants de l’Europe European Students Forum) is a student organisation that promotes co-operation, communication and integration amongst young people in Europe. As a non-governmental, politically independent and non-profit organisation AEGEE is open to students and young people from all faculties and disciplines today it counts 13.000 members, active in more than 200 university cities in 40 European countries, making it the biggest interdisciplinary student association in Europe. AEGEE has participatory status in the activities of the Council of Europe, consultative status at the United Nations, operational status at UNESCO and is at the same time a member of the European Youth Forum.