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July 31st, 2019

An independent Nagorno-Karabakh: a potential solution to the ongoing Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict

Photo of President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, and Prime Minister of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan.
How a small region in Western Asia became the centre of a multi-national conflict Nagorno-Karabakh is a relatively small mountainous region that has become the heartbeat of an ongoing conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan....

July 29th, 2019

Hope and Recovery series– Valentine and Valentina

Photo of Valentine (right), his mother, Valentina (middle). and his baby sister, Emily (left).
Now in its 21st year, the Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre continues to expand the array of services that it offers to patients of all ages. Physiotherapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy and hydrotherapy are each available at the centre, which now employs 73 staff and treats over 1,000 patients a year....

July 24th, 2019

International Relations and Nagorno-Karabakh

During our latest visit to Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh, we had the opportunity to meet with various officials including the UK Ambassador to Armenia as well as the President and Foreign Minister of the Republic of Artsakh (Armenian name for Nagorno-Karabakh)....

July 22nd, 2019

Hope and Recovery series– Karine

Photo of Karine, Chief Therapist at the Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre
Now in its 21st year, the Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre continues to expand the array of services that it offers to patients of all ages. Physiotherapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy and hydrotherapy are each available at the centre, which now employs 73 staff and treats over 1,000 patients a year....

July 19th, 2019

Why Third-Party Mediation Efforts Have Failed in Nagorno-Karabakh

In March of 1992, an Iranian delegation led by then-Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mahmoud Vaezi visited Baku, Yerevan, Stepanakert, and Nakhichevan to meet with leaders from Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Nagorno-Karabakh (NKR) (1). Their delegacy marks the first third-party endeavour, involving all three main belligerents, to mediate the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict....

July 15th, 2019

Hope and Recovery series– Gevorg and Marina

Photo of Gevorg and his sister Marina from our latest visit to Nagorno-Karabakh
Now in its 21st year, the Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre continues to expand the array of services that it offers to patients of all ages. Physiotherapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy and hydrotherapy are each available at the centre, which now employs 73 staff and treats over 1,000 patients a year....

July 12th, 2019

Nagorno-Karabakh: Tackling a Legacy of Stigmatisation

Photo of patients of the Lady Cox Rehabilitation centre in Nagorno-Karabakh taken during our 2019 visit.
Soviet attitudes towards disabilities: The Soviets’ mentality towards those with disabilities continues to shape discourse and policies, and the experience of those with disabilities in the region today....

July 11th, 2019

Hope and Recovery series– Mkhitar

Photo of Mkhitar, who has been a patient at the centre for 20 years now!
Now in its 21st year, the Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre continues to expand the array of services that it offers to patients of all ages. Physiotherapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy and hydrotherapy are each available at the centre, which now employs 73 staff and treats over 1,000 patients a year....

July 5th, 2019

Aftermath of the 2018 ‘Velvet Revolution’ in Nagorno-Karabakh

“Long live the revolution of love and peace”, Velvet revolution Armenia 2018
In Armenia in 2018, Nikol Pashinyan was swept into power through a movement called the ‘Velvet Revolution’ (Citation). A coalition of different societal forces worked together to unseat the regime due to their discontent with the state of politics (Citation)....

July 1st, 2019

July Focus: Nagorno-Karabakh

This month our focus is on Nagorno-Karabakh and our partners at the Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre. As the only disability centre in the region, the centre carries out vital work helping individuals with disabilities to live independent lives, whilst simultaneously working to remove the stigma surrounding disability, through exemplifying what can be achieved with training and commitment....
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