Lusine Sargsyan graduated with a BA in English and Communications program from the American University of Armenia. She has interned in Armenia's diplomatic missions, including the Embassy of Armenia to the United Kingdom and the Permanent Mission of Armenia to the United Nations. As an aspiring lawyer, Lusine is interested in covering wide range of human rights issues in Armenia.
Following changes in migration policies of EU countries, an increasing number of illegal Armenian immigrants were deported from the Schengen area. Armenia’s government has introduced a draft program, which, if adopted, will be the first initiative aimed at providing state support to deported Armenians.
Can the popularity of the National Security Service be sustained after the dismissal of Artur Vanetsyan? It can, but only through one mechanism: rigid institutionalization and the complete alleviation of the personalization of politics in Armenia.
When we think about climate change, Armenia may not be the first country that comes to mind. But in fact, Armenia is among the countries in Europe and Central Asia that is most vulnerable to climate change.