February 16, 2010

International Trade Theory and Practice: Training and Prize Competition

International School of Economics at TSU (ISET) - announces a call for applications for the upcoming training and prize competition entitled "International Trade Theory and Practice." Young professionals, recent university graduates, and fourth-year undergraduate students are eligible to apply. The interactive training will take place March 10-30, 2010 in Tbilisi, Baku and Yerevan, and will cover applied international trade topics, relevant data and statistical analysis methods.

Following successful completion of the training, participants are invited to submit written projects for presentation at a Symposium on International Trade and Regional Integration in the South Caucasus and prize competition in Tbilisi April 17-18. The course will be taught by regional and European instructors, and will use interactive methods to encourage participants to think about trade issues and data analysis in a new way. Sessions will take place on evenings and weekends. Application deadline: March 3, 2010.

To apply to the International Trade Theory and Practice: Training and Prize Competition please fill in the application form, and upload your CV.

For course overview and other details, please visit ISET website here.

February 1, 2010

Humanitarian Intervention: An Option or a Requirement for American Foreign Policy?

On January 26, 2010, Dr. William C. Vocke, Senior Fellow and Senior Program Director at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, delivered a lecture on the topic of “Humanitarian Intervention: An Option or a Requirement for American Foreign Policy?” organized in partnership with the Yerevan State Linguistic University.

Dr. Vocke was invited to Armenia as a main lecturer for "Redefining American Democracy” winter school, organized by Yerevan State Linguistic University in cooperation with the United States Embassy in Armenia. The school took place in Tsakhkadzor on January 27-31, 2010, and covered issues related to the American political system, society, institutions, and foreign policy. Before the winter school Dr. Vocke generously agreed to give two lectures at CRRC-Armenia and YSLU on January 26 and 25, 2010.



For more on the US foreign policy, including articles, papers, reports, audio, and video resources, please, visit Carnegie Council Ethics in International Affairs website at www.cceia.org.