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Honorary Board

Vartan Oskanian, Armenia
Founder, Civilitas Foundation; former Minister of Foreign Affairs

Lloyd N. Axworthy, Canada
President of the University of Winnipeg; former Minister of Foreign Affairs

Murat Belge, Turkey
Helsinki Committee; Bilgi University, Istanbul

Stephen W. Bosworth, US
Ambassador, Dean of the Fletcher School at Tufts University.

Gerard Chaliand, France
Conflictologist; Board Member of the Center of Conflict and Peace Studies

Armen Darbinyan, Armenia
Dean of the Slavonic University; Former Prime Minister

Atom Egoyan, Canada
Independent Filmmaker

Serge Kalenjian, Russia
Dean, Academy of National Economy, Graduate School of Corporate Management

Peter R. Rosenblatt, US
Ambassador; Member, National Board of Governors for the American Jewish Committee

Yossi Sarid, Israel
Analyst, Former Member of the Knesset, Former Minister of Education

Jivan Tabibian, Austria †
Ambassador; former Representative of Armenia to the OSCE

Serj Tankian, USA
Musician, Human Rights Activist

Valerie Terranova, France
Founding member of the Chirac Foundation; Advisor to the former President of France

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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?

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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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