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Closing ceremony of the Third Cycle of the Evening School on “Legal Research and Human Rights Protection Mechanisms”

On June 21st, the Human Rights Research Center (HRRC) concluded the Third Cycle of the Evening School on “Legal Research and Human Rights Protection Mechanisms”, which was implemented in cooperation with the French University in Armenia (UFAR) and supported by the European Endowment for Democracy (EED).


Anahit Simonyan, Director of HRRC and UFAR Chair of Law Garine Hovsepian presented the students with their certificates, highlighting the skills and knowledge obtained by the students during the Evening school. 


Anahit Simonyan extended her gratitude to UFAR for the cooperation and collaboration with UFAR professors and experts, who shared their extensive experiences and skills with the audience. Continuing her speech, Anahit Simonyan emphasized that students and newly graduated specialists from around 10 academic institutions of Armenia have participated in the Evening school so far.

Anahit Simonyan particularly emphasized the continuity of the Evening school.

Garine Hovsepian also thanked HRRC for the opportunity to collaborate on this evening school. She highlighted how the research-related components and multidisciplinary approach integrated into the program gave a particularly interesting and added value to the course.

Ms Hovsepian also encouraged participants to continue to dive deeper into the issues and approaches learned during the three-week course and expressed hope to see some eventually pursue research and publication activities in this field.

Following the formal part of the ceremony, the Evening school students and lecturers had an opportunity for networking and informal exchange. 

HRRC's "Evening School" initiative has already had 3 implementation cycles with around 70 participants and graduates. 

The esteemed academic partners of the three cycles of the Evening School were the American University of Armenia (first cycle), the European University of Armenia (second cycle), and the French University in Armenia (third cycle). 

We greatly value these collaborations and are looking forward to the next chapter of our initiative. You can read more about the "Evening School'" initiative of HRRC here.

HRRC team also highly values the cooperation with the European Endowment for Democracy (EED) as their support was crucial in the implementation of the three cycles of the Evening school.



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