ANC Australia launches largest ever Advocacy Week in Canberra

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CANBERRA: Armenian National Committee of Australia’s (ANC Australia) largest ever Advocacy Week kicked off in Canberra on Sunday, 20 November with a seminar, ‘Advocacy in a New Era’, that brought together representatives of the Armenian, Greek and Assyrian communities of Australia.

The seminar participants will be raising awareness of the Armenian, Greek and Assyrian Genocides during meetings with Federal Members and Senators in the nation’s capital on Monday and Tuesday.

The combined delegation of over 20 representatives includes Chairman of the ANC World Council and international guest of honour for Advocacy Week 2011, Hagop Der Khatchadourian, members of the ANC Australia National Board, ANC Australia Western Sydney, ANC Australia Melbourne, the Armenian Youth Federation, the Assyrian Universal Alliance and the Australian Hellenic Council.

The seminar featured four presentations on issues related to the Armenian, Greek and Assyrian Genocides and advocacy efforts today.