Diplomas were awarded to the graduates of the CMSA of the MES

15:52 / 01.03.2021

Today, the awarding of the Master's degrees in Crisis Management, Rescue and Disaster Psychology of the 2020-2021 academic year of the Crisis Management State Academy was held at the Ministry of Emergency Situations. In addition to congratulations today the expectations from the graduates were also mentioned.

“Dear colleagues, I address you like this as many of you will join our team, I would like to voice the well-known truth: the strongest weapon in this dynamically developing world is knowledge. Never be satisfied with the knowledge you have acquired, because it is more than necessary for the restoration and development of our homeland today”, noted Minister Andranik Piloyan.

“I should say that the knowledge provided by the Academy is useful not only for the MES system, but also for effective service in other branches of the government. Your chosen way is definitely not easy, because you will often risk your life to save others. I am sure that you will take great responsibility for your actions and understand that it is a daily hard battle to save lives, against the irreversible consequences of disasters”, said Armen Pambukhchyan, the First Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations, the Chair of the Academy Board.

Hamlet Matosyan, r/s Major General, the Rector of Crisis Management State Academy also expressed great expectations from future specialists.

“Congratulations to all of us. This year we are giving the first graduates in Disaster Psychology. Highlighting the importance of your mission, I think you will go in this new scientific direction”, he said.

The masters of the Crisis Management State Academy were sworn to implement their responsibilities conscientiously and responsibly, to selflessly organize the rescue of the casualties, regardless of nationality, political views, religion, to do everything possible to prevent disasters, to support the development of the system of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, to preserve the professional tradition of the rescuer, the moral description and high honor.

It should be noted that the CMSA was established during the Third Republic of Armenia as a staff training institute, then renamed the Institute of Crisis Management institute of the Emergency Situations Department and in 2005 the “State Academy of Crisis Management” State Non-Commercial Organization.

To date, the Academy has produced 2,500 graduates, most of them implement the activity in various departments of the Ministry of Emergency Situations. 

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