Jason Kenney in Armenia

In July 2014, Hon. Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister of Multiculturalism of Canada, visited Armenia. Mr. Kenney met with the President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan, the Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan and others. Prof. Azat Vartanian was actively involved in the organization and preparation for the visit. The full press release with details regarding the trip can be found on the website of the Government of Canada.




Prof. Azat Vartanian and Minister Kenney
With members of the business community in Armenia



With Hon. John Kur - Ambassador of Canada



Conference in Armenia "100th Anniversary of the Armenia Genocide"

On September 22, 2014, the International Informatization Academy organized a conference dedicated to the "100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide". The key speaker at the event was Prof. Alexander Safaryan - Head of Oriental Studies, Chair of Turkish Studies at the Yerevan State University (YSU). During the conference, Dr. Gurgen Melikyan - Dean of the Faculty of Oriental Studies (YSU) was elected as a member of the IIA.





Conference in Armenia "UNESCO and Armenia" relations

In 2013, the International Informatization Academy organized a conference dedicated to the "UNESCO and Armenia" relations.

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Meeting of OWHC in Echmiadzin

In October 2012, the 33rd meeting of the Board of Directors of the Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC) was held in Echmiadzin, Armenia. The press release can be found here.


The Mayor of the City, Hon. K. Grigoryan welcomed the Members of the Board


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World Congress of OWHC Sintra

The International Informatization Academy participated in the 11th World Congress of the Organization of World Heritage Cities in Sintra (Portugal). The World Congress took place from 22 to 25 November 2011. The congress was devoted to "world heritage cities" and "climate change". During the meetings with Mr. Denis Ricard and city mayors, Prof. Azat Vartanian discussed future cooperation between the OWHC and the IIA. Here are some pictures from the event.


Mr. Karen Grigoryan (Mayor of Etchmiadzin), Mr Azat Vartanian

(President of IIA) and Mr. Denis Ricard (Secretary General of




Mr. Azat Vartanian (President of IIA) and Mr. Datuk Yusof Bin

Haj Jantan (Mayor of Melaka, Malaysia)


Meeting with Prime Minister of Tatarstan

During his visit to Kazan, President of the International Informatization Academy met with the Prime Minister of Tatarstan, Ildar Khalikov.


Visit of Harbin Delegation

An official delegation from Harbin, Province of China, has been invited by the IIA to visit Canada.


Delegation was in Canada on December 12, 2004.



The Delegation visited Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto and had several meetings with the IIA, high officials on Federal and Provincial level.