Sunday, October 29, 2006

Conference on `New Threats and Global Challenges
in the 21st Century'
to be held in Armenia
28.10.2006 12:15

October 31 an international conference on `New Threats and GlobalChallenges in the 21st Century' will open in the Yerevan StateUniversity. The event is timed to coincide with the 60th anniversaryof the Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory, therefore the second day ofthe conference will be held in Byurakan.
The international conference will provide a theoretical overview ofnew threats and global challenges of the 21st century; the methods andmeasures for Armenia to adequately and effectively confront them andthe new threats and global challenges of the 21st century within thecontext of the OSCE area. The main objective of this effort is tocarry this conference forward and to leverage this event as an impetusfor 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-operationwith the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia.

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