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First Armenian Youth Congress of Belgium

The Armenian Committee of Belgium (CAB) together with Hayasa and AGBU YPs have the pleasure to invite you to their first Belgian Armenian Youth Congress 2017!

The Congress will bring together Armenian students & young professionals of Belgium to discuss sociopolitical topics that directly affect them as Armenians in Belgium. Participants will have the opportunity to meet other students and young leaders interested in political and social issues. They will also learn more about the importance of youth involvement and share their views on the key role and potential of the latter in the long-term impact on both the Armenian community and the Belgian civil sphere.

The event is free and is open to everyone.

We hope to see many of you on the 25th to elevate your voices andmovetowards a stronger community of Armenians in Belgium!


12:30 Registration
12:50 Keynote speech by the three host organizations
13:00 First Panel: “The multiple ways to be Armenian in Belgium”, with; Grégoire Jakhian: President of the Assembly of the Representatives of the Armenian Community of Belgium
Linda Yalman: Founder and host at BelgaHay Radio
Ruzan Khachatryan: Vice President of Armenian Students Leuven (ASL)
Garo Tombazian: Member of Armenian Students Leuven (ASL)
14:00 Break
14:15 Second Panel: “Political involvement among the youth“, with;
Nicolas Tavitian: Director of AGBU Europe and Councillor for Groen Zaventem
Mariam Vandenberghe: Board member of the Jong CD&V Gent and CD&V Gent
Areg Atoyan: Board member of Open Vld Groot-Antwerpen
15:15 Break
15:30 Third Panel: “What is expected from the young Armenians of Belgium?”, with; Anne-Marie Mouradian: Journalist at Radio France & France-Arménie
Pedik Garabedian: Armenian community movements leader
16:30 Conclusion and drink

Please register by March 24, 2017:

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Date & Time t
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 12:30PM - 5:00PM


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Rue du Gaz 83, Brussels, 1020 Belgium
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