CONFERENCE ON "NEW THREATS AND GLOBAL CHALLENGES IN THE 21ST CENTURY" TO BE HELD IN ARMENIA

ArmRadio.am
31.10.2006 10:43

An international conference on "New Threats and Global Challenges in
the 21st Century" will open in the Yerevan State University today. The
event is timed to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the Byurakan
Astrophysical Observatory, therefore the second day of the conference
will be held in Byurakan.

The international conference will provide a theoretical overview of
new threats and global challenges of the 21st century; the methods
and measures for Armenia to adequately and effectively confront them
and the new threats and global challenges of the 21st century within
the context of the OSCE area. The main objective of this effort is
to carry this conference forward and to leverage this event as an
impetus for greater and continued co-operation.

Scientists, researchers and academia representatives from the USA,
Europe, Southern Caucasus and Armenia will participate in the event.

The event is organized by the OSCE Office in Yerevan in co-operation
with the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia.