Events / 2007
Environment and Rural Development in Armenia
CIMERA, in collaboration with WWF and the Graduate Institute for Development Studies in Geneva organized a conference on “Environment and Rural Development in Armenia”.
The conference programme:
Bienvenue et introduction
M. Zohrab Mnatsakanian, Ambassadeur extraordinaire et plenipotentiaire,
L’ecologie industrielle : une nouvelle strategie de developpement
Prof. Suren Erkman, UNIL/EPFL et Mlle Anahide Bondolfi, KASA
Les defis poses par le developpement economique
M. Vicken Cheterian, CIMERA
Developpement communautaire et eco-tourisme
M. Karen Manvelyan, WWF Armenie
Agriculture et commerce equitable
Mme Carine Bachmann, CIMERA
Discussions about Politics and Design
Ze Dos Bois, Lisbon, September, 20-21, 2007.
Conferences on the occasion of the finissage of Societe Realiste's Transitioners exhibition.
Participants: Eric Alliez (Paris), Vicken Cheterian (Geneva), Cosmin Costinas (Vienna), Jose Neves (Lisbon), Olivier Schefer (Paris).
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2007.
Introduction by Societe Realiste
"Grey weather at La Grande Jatte: Seurat versus Duchamp" by Eric Alliez
"The communist invention of the revolutionary militant" by Jose Neves
"Mythology and instrumentalizations of the Romanian revolution" by Cosmin Costinas
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2007.
"From Serbia to Kyrgyzstan, color revolutions and rebellion in a new century" by Vicken Cheterian
"Art and revolution: zigzags into colors" by Olivier Schefer
"Summing up: attempt of a fragmentary hagiography" by Societe Realiste
East European Day at University of Fribourg: Freedom, Media and Democracy, June 22, 2007
Three CIMERA collaborators have taken part in this conference.
The first lecture was by Alexander Iskandaryan, director of the Caucasus Media Institute and a partner of CIMERA, with a lecture entitled “Nation Building and Democracy Building in the South Caucasus: Together or Apart?”
Vicken Cheterian, Director of Programmes at CIMERA gave a lector entitled “Colour Revolutions and the Media: Where is the Scoop?”
Lastly, Mark Grigoryan, currently editor at BBC Russian Service in London, and a former CIMERA media trainer in the Caucasus and Central Asia, gave a lecture entitled: “Media: Freedom, Tradition and Education. Case Study Armenia.”
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On June 5, 2007, Vicken Cheterian gave a lecture on Environment and Security in Eastern Europe for a group of international journalists during the UN Conference on
Tracking Global Climate Change
A Workshop for Journalists – June 4-18, 2007 – Geneva, Switzerland
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