Genocide – 100 years later

Genocide – where are we today?

Acknowledging 100 years from the Armenian Genocide

Every year on April 24 Armenians around the world commemorate the victims of the Armenian Genocide. April 24 of 1915 is the day when thousands of the Armenian community leaders of Constantinople (now Istanbul) were deported and mostly executed (Wikipedia)

Please join the

World Affairs Council of Orange County 

In commemorating the 

100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

RSVP by March 27th

Every year, Armenians around the world commemorate the victims of the Armenian Genocide. While remembering those who were lost, we also give thanks for the creation of a new Armenia and for thriving Armenian communities around the world.

On April 2nd, we will honor the 100 year anniversary with a cultural  and educational event. Music and entertainment will start our evening, followed by three expert panelists who will provide us with a historical, political and legal perspective of the genocide.

Harut Sassounian

Publisher and editor of The California Couriernewspaper and Founder and President of the United Armenian Fund

Levon Marashlian

Professor of History at Glendale Community College in California, teaching Armenian history and Diaspora current affairs, as well as Middle Eastern, Russian, and US history and politics

Carla Garapedian

International documentary  filmmaker  and former anchor on BBC World News and NBC correspondent

Hannah Garry

Professor of law and founding Director of

USC Gould School of Law’s International Human Rights Clinic

Special Performance

Hasmik Piliposyan

As part of the cultural portion of our program, Hasmik Piliposyan, a local UCI student, will perform several songs dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

Register By March 27th

  Thursday, April 2nd, 2015


The Pacific Club – Newport Beach

4110 MacArthur Blvd

Newport Beach, CA 92660


 *** Free Valet & Self Parking ***
No-host bar will accept
***** CASH ONLY *****


 Dinner will include wine  compliments of the

Armenian National Committee


VIP Reception 5:30 pm VIP Members Only
General Reception 5:30 pm
Cultural Program 6:30 pm
Dinner 7:00 pm
Panel Discussion 7:30 pm
Non members
Table of 10 –
Purchased by members only with Program Acknowledgement
Student Program Only



One Hundred Years of Solitude: The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing, 2015
(Huffington Post)Some articles for reference:

Searching for Historic Armenia after 100 Years (The Armenian Weekly)

100 Years Facts Project (100 Years 100 Facts)