Anush Hayrapetyan, Embracing History to Create Cultural Harmony...A hero for youth around the world!
Here are a few things you may not have known about Anush Hayrapetan, Manager of Forgottendiaries.org a project of youth action for change promoting intercultural dialogue and one of Cultural Voice's partners.
|Anush Hayrapetan: Founder, Forgotten Diaries|
Anush has won the following awards:
- Hero of Millennium 2011, 2nd World Summit for Youth Volunteering
- EUNIC 2010 European youth competition winner,category “Democracy and Politeia”
- World Youth Summit Award 2010, category “Pursue truth” (Forgotten Diaries project related)
- Intercultural Innovation award 2010, Marketplace of Ideas of the UNAOC 3rd forum, (Forgotten Diaries project related)
- World Aware Education Award 2009, North-South Centre of Council of Europe (Forgotten Diaries project related)
Favourite City: "My favorite city is Riga, the capital of Latvia. I lived there for almost a year and love it for its unusual charm, warm people and relaxing atmosphere."
If Anush could choose to be any other nationality she would be: "I am proud to be of Armenian nationality and if there would be a passport definition of global national/citizen, i'd definitely like to attain it."
Views on World Peace: "World peace is attainable if each of us, the world's inhabitants, thinks globally while acting locally."
On Overcoming History: "History cannot be ignored. It's always existing and reminding. Meanwhile, life continues and progress shouldn't be compromised with history."