Montreal lawyers organized another successful Armenian Bar Association networking cocktail on April 3, 2019, generously hosted by Fasken. Partner Chris Semerjian and star associate Marc James Tacheji greeted the 50 attendees at one of the largest international law firms in Montreal. The event followed upon the momentum started at the previous cocktail from December 7, 2018. Armenian Bar Board member Harry H. Dikranian thanked the hosts for their reception.
Harry H. Dikranian Board Member and Past Chairman interviewed by Tamar Panossian Horizon TV (Montreal)
  He welcomed the presence of newly appointed executive director of the Montreal Bar Association (MBA), Jack Chadirdjian. The MBA represents 15,000 lawyers and is the largest of the 15 sections of the Quebec Bar. President of the Hellenic Jurists Association of Quebec, Christianna Paschalidis and ex-officio Katherine Tetsos, also attended. Dikranian encouraged the members of the Montreal Young Bar Association to take note of Mr. Tacheji running as a candidate for president of the Young Bar Association. With its panoramic views overlooking the city, the evening drew the attention of Horizon Montreal television who broadcast the segment with interviews and images several times during regular Horizon programming throughout the month of April.
Committee members Sevana Poladian associate at Charness, Charness and Charness LLP and articling student Manoug Alemian, Sternthal Katnelson Monitgny interviewed by Horizon TV (Montreal)

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2024 International Law Symposium: Call for Papers

The humanitarian crisis for the ethnic Armenian community of Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) [as a result of Azerbaijan’s complete military encirclement, months-long blockade, and, ultimately, the entire Armenian population’s forced migration out of Nagorno-Karabakh] raise oft-ignored questions about the universality and effectiveness of non-derogable international human rights norms. This Call for Papers seeks submissions of abstracts for papers exploring the relationship between human rights and unrecognized or partially recognized States (viz, countries), particularly in connection with the live issues in Nagorno-Karabakh.

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