The 12th Gaydar Forum on “Russia and the World after the Pandemic” was held on January 14, 2021. Mr. Arsen Lokyan, Rector of PAARA, took part in the discussion on “The Development of Public Administration in Post-Soviet Countries” delivering a speech.
He reflected upon the development stages of the public administration system in post-soviet Armenia, mentioning that the establishment of the School of Administration in 1994 was a significant event in the public administration field in the Republic of Armenia. Later it re-formed as Public Administration Academy which has been playing a considerable role in terms of education and qualification improvement of civil and public servants.
Mr. A. Lokyan presented the specialties taught at the Master’s level at PAARA, the number of which is increasing year by year. He also spoke about the expanding geography of the Academy’s international cooperation and the projects implemented in cooperation with prestigious foreign HEIs. Mr. Lokyan also noted that the Academy also implements training programs for public and community servants, community leaders, and council members.