Strasbourg, 01 April 2024 – The Council of Europe’s new Commissioner for Human Rights, Michael O’Flaherty, begins his six-year mandate today with a pledge to put human rights at the heart of member states’ agendas. “I intend to inject a human rights perspective into the greatest challenges facing our societies,”...

Vahag Khachaturyan: We are striving to present the intellectual richness of Armenia During his official visit to Hungary recently, President of the Republic of Armenia Vahagn Khachaturyan paid a special visit to Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest, where Armenian Studies Department is since 2016 working. On the ceremony,...

Caption for photo 1: Pictured from left to right: ZI President K.M. Greg Sarkissian and Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada (Photo via Office of Governor General) On February 22, 2024, 60 new members were invested into the Order of Canada at Rideau Hall...

Dr. Patapoutian admires his caricature portrait, gifted by the Gala Committee. Photo Credit: ARKA Photography April 15, 2023 was an evening to remember for the Patapoutian family, as 600 guests assembled at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel to formally congratulate the first Nobel Prize winner of Armenian descent Ardem Sarkis Patapoutian,...

The AGBU Central Board was pleased and proud to learn that AGBU Demirdjian School, AGBU Hovagimian-Manougian School and AGBU-AYA alumnus Dr. Ardem Patapoutian won a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his groundbreaking research on temperature and touch. In his letter personally congratulating the esteemed microbiologist, AGBU President Berge Setrakian...

The Promise Armenian Institute (PAI) at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Taner Akçam as inaugural director of the Armenian Genocide Research Program, the Armenian Weekly reports. Akçam is Kaloosdian and Mugar Professor in Modern Armenian History and Genocide at the Strassler Center...

February 22, 2022 marks a milestone anniversary for AGBU and its esteemed leader Berge Setrakian, who assumed the presidency of the world’s largest Armenian non-profit 20 years ago. Reflecting on the past two decades, in addition to the 25 years he previously served as a member of our Central...

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