100 LIVES Event: George Clooney Joins Humanitarian Leaders (Vartan Melkonian)

100 LIVES Event: George Clooney Joins Humanitarian Leaders
In This Photo: Vartan Melkonian
Composer and conductor Vartan Melkonian attends The 100 LIVES initiative to express gratitude to the individuals and institutions whose heroic actions saved Armenian lives during the Genocide 100 years ago. The program, led by Ruben Vardanyan, Vartan Gregorian and Noubar Afeyan, establishes the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity as a means to empower modern-day saviors. During the event, the group reiterated the need to combat genocide and advance human rights efforts on March 10, 2015 in New York City.
(March 9, 2015 - Source: Mike Coppola/Getty Images North America)