Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan, who is in France on a working visit, is attending the 2nd Paris Peace Forum along with the heads of several states and governments. Among the speakers at the opening were President of France Emmanuel Macron, Vice-President of the People’s Republic of China Wang Qishan, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Felix Tshisekedi and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen.
Afterwards, Nikol Pashinyan donated to the Library of the Forum a symbolic gift, that is, Hayk Demoyan’s book “Le Sport”, which is devoted to the Armenian sport and athletic clubs that existed in the Ottoman Empire.
Touching upon the book, Nikol Pashinyan stated that the book features wonderful historic photos and presents the sport clubs that Armenians had in the Ottoman Empire before the 1915 Armenian Genocide and the achievements that they had in sports.
Afterwards, the head of government visited the pavilion of the IDEA Foundation opened within the scope of the Paris Peace Forum and was introduced to the samples, that is, materials devoted to the Foundation’s activities, including the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity.