On 4 November 2019 the Centre for Policy Studies organised a conference on the topic 'Thirty years since the system change in Europe: lessons learnt, and contemporary challenges and opportunities'. CPS vice president Armen Grigoryan, associate fellow of the Armenian Institute of International and Security Affairs Ruben Mehrabyan, and director of the transitions programme of the Prague Civil Society Centre Igor Blaževič made presentations on the past transition experience and contemporary challenges and opportunities.