Lusine Sargsyan graduated with a BA in English and Communications program from the American University of Armenia. She has interned at 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 a wide range of human rights issues in Armenia.
A newly adopted law on the “Formation and Activity of the Security Council” was recently passed in parliament that gives the new prime minister more powers over the country’s defense policy. This law came into effect to comply with the package of reforms that was passed in the 2015 Constitutional referendum.
Since joining the Council of Europe and ratifying the European Convention on Human Rights, Armenia’s government has been obligated to pay over 900,000 Euros as compensation to Armenian nationals.
The story of Gayane Arevshatyan’s home-restaurant began twenty years ago, after a tragedy that radically changed her life. It was the Armenia of the 1990s - the cold and dark years. The country had survived a devastating earthquake, the Karabakh War, the disintegration of the Soviet Union, blockade, an energy crisis...In a matter of years, lives and narratives had turned upside down.