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Netherlands completes procedures necessary for ratification of the Armenia-EU CEPA

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 14 February 2020

On 12 February 2020, the Netherlands notified the General Secretariat of the European Council and the Council of the EU about the completion of its internal procedures necessary for the ratification of the Armenia-EU CEPA.


Yerevan in top 10 romantic cities in Europe

Culture and Media

Armenia, Published on: 14 February 2020


Armenia FM meets with Germany's Minister of State for Europe Michael Roth

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 13 February 2020


PM: Germany one of strong bridges linking Armenia to European Union

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 13 February 2020


The EU has published a report on the Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) covering the period 2018-2019

Economy and trade, Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 13 February 2020

It includes Armenia as a beneficiary of the EU GSP+ scheme. The EU’s GSP supports developing countries to grow and advance in a sustainable way.

Trade is one of the tools to address, support and improve human rights, labour rights and good governance.

Information on Armenia’s commitment to reforms, trade figures and Armenia’s future GSP+ status can be found in the links below.

Full report on Armenia: https://bit.ly/2SCzw94
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New Armenia-EU deal expected to be signed on common aviation zone

Transport

Armenia, Published on: 13 February 2020


EU report on trade preferences reveals information about Armenia

Economy and trade

Armenia, Published on: 13 February 2020

EU NEIGHBOURS . The EU has published a report on the Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) for 2018–2019, including Armenia as a beneficiary of the GSP+ scheme.

The GSP removes import duties on developing countries’ exports to the EU. By creating additional export opportunities, it helps the countries to tackle poverty and create jobs while also respecting sustainable development principles.

According to the European Commission report, which is published every two years,...


EU budget to decrease by EUR 75 billion

Economy and trade

Armenia, Published on: 12 February 2020


Armenia, UNDP officials discuss preparations for Armenia-EU Investment Forum

Economy and trade

Armenia, Published on: 12 February 2020


Heads of Armenia diplomatic missions accredited in Europe meet in Vienna

Civil Society & Local Authorities, Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 12 February 2020


Constitutional expert: Armenia will definitely lose in European Court

Justice Freedom & Security

Armenia, Published on: 11 February 2020


Trade preferences boost developing countries’ exports to the European Union

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 11 February 2020

Exports to the European Union from developing countries using special tariff preferences under the EU’s Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) reached a new high of €69 billion in 2018. According to the European Commission’s report published every two years on the GSP, released today, exports to the EU from the 71 GSP beneficiary countries increased to almost €184 billion. Nearly €69 billion of these used GSP special preferences.

High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security...


Council of Europe delegation visits Armenia prison

Justice Freedom & Security

Armenia, Published on: 11 February 2020


European People's Party calls on Armenia authorities to apply to Venice Commission

Justice Freedom & Security

Armenia, Published on: 11 February 2020


EU helps boost tourism in Armenia’s regions

Culture and Media, Education, Training & Research

Armenia, Published on: 11 February 2020

EU NEIGHBOURS. On 7 February, the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Andrea Wiktorin, visited the first tourist information centre in Dilijan. The EU co-funded centre offers comprehensive information to guests visiting the area.

One of the key objectives of the centre is to attract tourists to Dilijan National Park and the nearby areas, and to become the main point for coordinating all tourism- and recreation-related events in the region. Some 6000 tourists have visited...


Embracing Europe’s power

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 10 February 2020

Europeans must deal with the world as it is, not as they wish it to be. And that means relearning the language of power and combining the European Union’s resources in a way that maximizes their geopolitical impact.

BRUSSELS – The geopolitical upheavals we are witnessing today underline the urgency with which the European Union must find its way in a world increasingly characterized by raw power politics. We Europeans must adjust our mental maps to deal with the world as it is, not as...


MFA: Slovenia completes process for ratification of Armenia-EU agreement

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 08 February 2020


Support to the regional development of Armenia is a priority for the European Union

Economy and trade, Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 08 February 2020

Today, the EU Ambassador Andrea Wiktorin visited the EU co-funded first Tourism Information Center in Dilijan, which offers comprehensive information to tourists and guests visiting the area. One of the key objectives of the center is to boost the tourist attractiveness of Dilijan National Park and the adjacent areas, and to become a major platform for coordinating all tourism- and recreation-related events in the region.6000 visitors attended TIC since its opening.

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Newspaper: EU ambassadors ask unpleasant questions for Armenia authorities during meeting with FM

Culture and Media, Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 08 February 2020