This conference was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of YSU.
Dean of the Faculty of Sociology Arthur Mkrtichyan told us about the purposes, participants and results of the conference.
He said, that they thought about the idea of organizing a conference about half a year ago, when some of graduates took part in conference like this.
They decided to organize a conference, and the faculty assisted them.
Conrad Adenauer Foundation supported the conference financially.
The main idea of the conference was to support the evidence-based practice.
“For different international organizations it is very important to make evidence-based public policy decisions and implementation. This conference was dedicated to highlighting and revealing this problem in the Armenian context” said the dean.
Talking about the results of the conference Mr. Mkrtchyan said, that it was adopted a Declaration on the Establishment of the Alumni Network of the Faculty of Sociology.
The present graduates created a network that should become a platform to share and generate professional knowledge.