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The Civilitas Foundation Council on International Relations advocates peace and stability in the Caucasus through multifaceted dialogue and open discourse. It offers a forum through which to inform Armenia's opinion and policy making process as well as the international academic, political and media communities about Armenia's foreign policy choices, options and actions, in the context of Armenia's national security challenges. Through public and private discussions as well as research and publications, the Council promotes the Armenian perspective internationally and domestically. The Council works to promote the proper mechanisms and the necessary environment for further European integration.

The Civilitas Perspective on events in Armenia and the Caucasus, their background and context, an analysis of the implications, together with an outlook on what is to come.

Analyses by Civilitas board members, friends, colleagues and by founder, Mr. Vartan Oskanian, offer a view of events affecting Armenia, the region and the world.

Publications include the annual report, periodic working papers on domestic and foreign policy as well as regional and global developments. Occasional monographs will also be offered on issues of national and regional importance.

Discussions feature guests from around the world and the region speaking with a core group of important opinion and policy makers in Armenia are held periodically to openly and critically discuss key developments. Transcripts are available to further the dialogue.

Dialogue Box offers papers, speeches, articles and other opinion from around the world on Armenia’s neighbors. Discussion about internal developments in Turkey, Georgia, Iran and Azerbaijan will spur healthy relations and mutual understanding.

Civilitas Blog

The Civilitas Community shares stories about daily challenges and successes. Today: Lost in Istanbul

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Inside Civilitas

A day by day look at the investigation by the National Security Service into Civilitas's financial and administrative work.

Civilitas Statement
National Security Service Statement
The Political Context
Transaction Summary

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Civilitas Library
The Civilitas Foundation Library -- a collection of political, historic and philosophical works -- open to all who need it. Do you want to donate a volume?
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Our Projects
The project aims to enhance the visibility and increase the resource mobilization possibilities of civil society organizations (CSOs) operating in Armenia by designing, developing and maintaining a publicly accessible database of all active NGOs, foundations, associations, and international NGOs and organizations working in Armenia.

Civilitas Around the Web
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Civilitas Polls
With the support of Norwegian and German governments, a few months ago the Civilitas Foundation began to conduct polls throughout Armenia. The results of the polls will be made available to the media and will serve as the topic of public discussions.

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Civilitas Spotlight


What can be expected of or for Syria in the immediate future? Can there be justice without peace? Can there be peace without an accounting and without justice? What do Syrians want? What does the international community want?

The guests are

Nicholas Koumjian

International Criminal Law Attorney

Vartan Oskanian

Member of Parliament

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs


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Facts for Thought
Number of theater performances (1) and attendance (2) in Armenia
(1) (2)
2008 2,364 409,500
2009 2,443 367,800
2010 2,331 394,800
2011 2,707 458,900
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