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The 5th session of the State Commission on Coordination of the events for the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide took place on January 29, 2015. The session was held by RA president Serzh Sargsyan. After the session RA president Serzh Sargsyan in company with the commission members and the participants of the enlarged session, visited the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex, laid a wreath at the Memorial to the Victims of the Armenian Genicde  and paid tribute to the memories of the innocent victims.

At the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex there also took place the promulgation ceremony of the Pan-Armenian Declaration on the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

President Serzh Sargsyan read the document and pursuant to the resolution of the the State Commission on Coordination of the events for the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, deposited the original copy of the declaration with the Armenian-Genocide Museum-Institute. The Armenian President noted that one copy of the declaration will be sent to the Secretary-General of the United Nations and one will be deposited in the National Archives of the Republic of Armenia. The document is unique in its form  and content. 

In the first part of the Declaration the committee mentioned the most important documents on the Armenian genocide: from the constitution, independence declaration to UN resolutions-conventions and Treaty of Sevres. 

So, the date in the Pan-Armenian Declaration on the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide, was fixed  both in the history of Armenia and in the world history: 29 of January, 2015, Yerevan.

 

  


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