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Model European Union 2011

1 December 2011

On 21 October the “Model European Union 2011” conference was held in Armenia.
The principal objective was to raise youth awareness of the EU and to foster active participation in political issues. 35 young participants, selected from different Armenian regions, examined EU legislation and were acquainted with European integration and enlargement policies with the help of experts over a week-long period. During the conference, participants represented the 27 EU member states and its partner countries as Heads of State. The representative of each country expressed pressing issues in each country encompassing a wide range of topics and proposed relevant solutions. These discussions also provided participants with the possibility to improve their negotiating skills.
19-year old Gor Nazaryan, representing Iceland, said that for him, as future diplomat, this was a great opportunity to examine over a few weeks the interests of the country and make decisions.
The conference was organized for the first time in Armenia by the AEGEE-Yerevan/European Students’ Forum and supported by the EU Delegation to Armenia.

Model European Union 2011

On 21 October the “Model European Union 2011” conference was held in Armenia. The principal objective was to raise youth awareness of the EU and to foster active participation in political issues. 35 young participants, selected from different Armenian regions, examined EU legislation and were acquainted with European integration and enlargement policies with the help of experts over a week-long period. During the conference, participants represented the 27 EU member states and its partner countries as Heads of State. The representative of each country expressed pressing issues in each country encompassing a wide range of topics and proposed relevant solutions. These discussions also provided participants with the possibility to improve their negotiating skills. 19-year old Gor Nazaryan, representing Iceland, said that for him, as future diplomat, this was a great opportunity to examine over a few weeks the interests of the country and make decisions. The conference was organized for the first time in Armenia by the AEGEE-Yerevan/European Students’ Forum and supported by the EU Delegation to Armenia. [gallery link="file"]