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UN: Take a step on World Refugee Day 2019
Refugees are among the most vulnerable people in the world. The 1951 Refugee Convention and its 1967 Protocol help protect them. They are the only global legal instruments explicitly covering the most important aspects of a refugee’s life.
Sen. Portantino authors Bbill to help Glendale Community College offset April 24 closure costs
The Glendale Unified School District and Glendale Community College close on this day. The problem is that under current education code, the GUSD does not lose funding as it can substitute another school day to cover the Average Daily Attendance and revenue losses. GCC, however, cannot afford to close on this day due to the negative budgetary impact. Senator Portantino hopes to resolve this issue through legislative efforts.
Armenian delegation walks out of IAO meeting in Georgia
Georgian opposition MPs from the Georgian Dream faction interrupted the 26th Inter-Parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (IAO) after a Russian MP and president of the assembly, Sergey Gavrilov addressed the audience from the Georgian parliamentary speaker’s chair earlier today.
PM introduces newly appointed Minister of Justice to the Ministry staff
Rustam Badasyan thanked the Prime Minister for his confidence and said: “I feel that especially after the resignation of such a highly experienced professional as Mr. Zeynalyan, the ministry is expected to face quite a difficult job in terms of management. I am confident that together we will be able to meet your expectations."
Armenia announces call for applications for Junior Eurovision 2019
The contest is open to participants aged 9-14. Submitted songs (music and lyrics) cannot have been published before May 1st 2019 in accordance with EBU rules. Songs must be longer than two minutes 30 seconds and no longer than three minutes
Syrian-Armenian artist Kevork Mourad to create six-meter hanging sculpture of Babel
For this exhibition – running from 1 July until 15 August 2019, in partnership with the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto – Mourad explores the story of Babel, using visual imagery as a means to connect people across the language divide