On July 1-2 Yerevan will host an international strategic political forum on “Integration of national and regional peacemaking potential in the common system of peace operations on the basis of the UN principles and standards.”
The forum is organized by the Institute for National Strategic Studies of the Armenian Ministry of Defense, the CSTO Secretariat, the CSTO Joint Staff, the Center for Euro-Atlantic Security of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, the Russian and Armenian Political Science Associations.
Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan, CSTO’s Deputy Secretary General Valery Semerikov, representatives of CSTO Secretariat will participate in the forum. Reports will be presented by international peacekeeping experts from the UN, the OSCE, the EU and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.
The forum will bring together participants from Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Belgium, Israel, the South-African Republic, the Netherlands, Sweden and China.
Ambassadors and Military Attachés of CSTO member states and OSCE co-chairing countries, heads of representations of international organizations accredited to Armenia will be invited to participate in the event.