Presidents and Vice-Presidents of many national academies as well as pan-European academic organisations gathered in the Armenian capital Yerevan for this festive event, celebrating the achievements of Armenian scientists, scholars and artists. The President of the Armenian Academy, Academician Radik Martirosyan, invited Professor Ole Petersen CBE FRS, Director of the Academia Europaea – Cardiff Knowledge Hub and Vice-President of Academia Europaea, and his wife to attend this celebration. Professor Petersen gave a talk on Academia Europaea and its role in the European Commission’s Science Advice Mechanism and participated in panel discussions with the Presidium of the Armenian Academy as well as with the new Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan, who came to power in May 2018 after the completely peaceful Armenian Velvet Revolution.
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