YEREVAN, January 22. /ARKA/. Andranik Nikoghosyan, chairman of the Modern Eurasia political analysis center’s board, speaking Tuesday in the Russian Book House at a round-table discussion held as part of a five-day journalism school organized by North-South Political Analysis Center, RIA Novosti News Agency with participation of Novosti-Armenia International News Agency and Russian Book Houses in Armenia, proposed to hold Eurasian Youth Forum in Armenia in 2013.
“The forum can be held in May on the day of the World War II victory celebration, since common history is a good reason for discussing current problems,” he said adding that the concept will be developed by CIS Youth Union members.
Stressing the importance of joint public platforms for discussions, Nikoghosyan said that Armenia, which is now moving toward Eurasian and European integrations, is ill-informed about Eurasian Union and about the part Eurasian integration may play in its farther development.
The discussion was focused on enhancement of effectiveness of measures to be taken to ensure information and analyses to Eurasian integration processes.
Participants proposed to implement joint projects in youth policy area and open Eurasian intellectual centers based on Russian Book Houses in Armenia.
Alexey Vlasov, a Russian historian and the executive director of the North-South Political Analysis Center, said that Russian Book Houses in Yerevan, Gyumri and Artashat are not ordinary libraries or book stores, but they attract young people to Russian and Eurasian cultures.
It was also proposed at the round-table discussion to open a permanent professional school for journalists to upgrade skills of Armenian journalists and to provide the country’s media market with human resources.
Attendees of flagship Russian and Armenian media specialists’ master classes will learn more about modern journalism’s merits and its advantage over traditional media. They will also get a better idea of creation of multimedia content.
Gennady Bordyukov, head of the International Council of the Association of Researchers of Russian Society, and Yulia Yakusheva, deputy executive director of North-South Political Analysis Center, took part in this discussion. --0-