Jan 11

Urban Retreat on Armenian Spirituality

  |   New York   |   Event Details

The Urban Retreat on Armenian Spirituality is an independent event series that was started by lay members of the Armenian Church, with participation from the Eastern Diocese of the US that brings together good people for deep conversation and contemplation, rooted in the Armenian tradition. 

Start: Jan 11 9:00 am End: Jan 11 1:00 pm Venue: AGBU Headquarters Phone: Address:
55 East 59th Street
New York 10022
United States
Cost: $Free

Jan 13

Armenian String Quartet Concert

  |   Paris   |   Event Details

Concert of the Armenian String Quartet.
Program: Komitas, Aslamazyan, Mirzoyan, Beethoven, Grieg, Borodin, Altunyan, Khachaturyan

Start: Jan 13 8:00 pm End: Jan 13 8:00 pm Venue: UGAB France Address:
11 Square Alboni
Paris 75016
Cost: $10-15 euros

Jan 16

Workshop & Drinks

  |   Valence   |   Event Details

A “World Café” workshop where we  define the needs of the young professionals of Valence. We want to use the power of a collective work and the potential of everyone to think of and create new events.

Start: Jan 16 7:00 pm End: Jan 16 9:00 pm Venue: Cafe La Bastille Phone: Address:
19 Grand Rue
Valence 26000
Cost: $Free

Jan 22 – Jan 26

Bridges. East of West Film Days

  |   Brussels   |   Event Details

These film days are dedicated to films from countries situated on Europe’s eastern border: Georgia, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Moldova and Belarus. They will be screened in the presence of their directors or producers.

Start: Jan 22 8:00 am End: Jan 26 5:00 pm Venue: Bozar Center for Fine Arts Address:
Rue Ravenstein 23
Brussels 1000
Cost: $6€ - 15€ pass

Jan 23

Info Session on Draper University

  |   Yerevan   |   Event Details

Info Session is an event arranged by AGBU Young Professionals with the help of Ministry of High Tech Industries to aid Armenian applicants with fully-funded scholarships. The scholarship will be granted by the Government of the Republic of Armenia. 

Start: Jan 23 7:00 pm End: Jan 23 8:00 pm Venue: AGBU Armenia Phone: 37494634464 Address:
2/2 Melik-Adamyan
Yerevan 0010
Cost: $Free

Jan 28

“Incitement to Genocide, Freedom of Expression and Social media: the Balance of the unbalanced?”

  |   Beirut   |   Event Details
Start: Jan 28 10:00 am End: Jan 28 5:00 pm Venue: Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (IFI) Address:
Cost: $Free

Jan 29

Genocide, Freedom of Expression and Social Media

  |   Beirut   |   Event Details

Pursuant to the institution of the World Genocide Commemoration Day on December 9, 2015, by the UN resolution 69/323, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU), as survivor of genocide, acts upon its ethical responsibility to highlight about past and current genocides happening in the world and shed light about prevention and other ensuring initiatives globally.

Henceforth, AGBU, for the third year, organizes a Panel Discussion for the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime, to shed light on Genocide, Freedom of Expression and Social Media: The Balance of the Unbalanced?

The event that will be held on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, will be in collaboration with the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs and in partnership with UN-OHCHR, UNESCO CISH, Facebook, Smex, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch Lepsiushaus Potsdam (Germany), L’Orient le Jour and the Foundation of Human and Humanitarian Rights.

RSVP by calling the offices on 04 408114 or register:

Note: This event will be in Arabic and English with simultaneous translation

Start: Jan 29 5:30 pm End: Jan 29 8:30 pm Venue: Issam Fares Institute Auditorium (Green Oval), American University of Beirut Address:
Cost: $Free

Jan 31

Parce Qu’ils Sont Arméniens

  |   Lyon   |   Event Details

YP Lyon et Ugab Lyon vous invitent à la représentation de « Parce qu’ils sont arméniens », une pièce de Pinar Selek mise en scène par Alexis Bertin. Jeu et musique, Lorianne Cherpillod et Mathilde Soutter, Compagnie de l’Ourag’enchant’é.

Start: Jan 31 8:00 pm End: Jan 31 8:00 pm Venue: Salle Paul Garcin Address:
7, impasse Flesselles
Lyon 69001
Cost: $12 euros

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