Osman Kavala is awarded 2019 European Archaeological Heritage Prize in the individual category by the European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) for promoting the social values of our shared heritage and his contributions and vision in the field of cultural heritage. The Heritage Prize was awarded during the Opening Ceremony of the 25th EAA Annual Meeting in Bern, Switzerland, on 4 September 2019.
EPF is looking for an exceptionally talented young individual to complement its outstanding team, helping with some of the most challenging work: conflict transformation and peace-building. EPF is an equal opportunity employer, and provides on the job training, on the job growth chances, and other benefits.
EPF is looking for a seasoned professional in cross-border, conflict transformation and peace-building work; the incumbent will complement EPF’s outstanding team, leading, on a par with EPF’s senior staff, some of the most challenging work that EPF does. The incumbent should demonstrate proven qualities of project management and leadership, conflict sensitivity, critical thinking, and other qualities pertinent to the job.
On Monday, August 26th, the Swedish parliamentary delegation led by the speaker of the parliament (Riksdag) Dr. Andreas Norlén visited Armenia. Dr. Norlén and his delegation had meetings with state officials as well as with civil society representatives. The dinner with civil society representatives was attended by Gevorg Ter-Gabrielyan, CEO of EPF.
Since the Soviet Union’s collapse, Russia has used an impressively broad variety of tactics in its attempts to manage its neighborhood. In Ukraine and Georgia, the approach has been military, while in Moldova, Armenia, and the Balkans, it has channeled its power largely through illiberal elites in the judiciary, legislature, and media. Whether by jets or through judges, the Kremlin’s influence in these emerging democracies has been substantial, weakening their institutions and rendering them even more vulnerable to political manipulation.
Roy Southworth, our dear friend and colleague, died on July 23rd in California from cancer. In his final days, Roy was surrounded by his wife Cathy, his three children, their spouses and all of his grandchildren. Roy’s death is a devastating blow and we miss him terribly. As soon as we have information from the family about a memorial service for Roy we will forward it.