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EU High Representative and Armenian Foreign Minister discuss bilateral issues

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 28 February 2020

EU NEIGHBOURS. On 25 February, High Representative of the EU Josep Borrell had a phone call with Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan to discuss bilateral and regional issues.

The High Representative welcomed Armenia’s commitment to reform and the implementation of the EU–Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement. He also briefed the minister about the preparations for the Eastern Partnership Summit in June, and underlined the importance of giving a new impetus...


EU stands up for civil society worldwide

Civil Society & Local Authorities

Armenia, Published on: 27 February 2020

World NGO Day is an opportunity to recognise the many remarkable voluntary workers in non-governmental organisations who help other people and societies worlwide, creating positive change and bringing hope.

Has anyone ever stopped to think how the world would be without civil society organisations? It is indeed difficult to imagine as it is in the peoples’ DNA to represent each other and to ensure people are protected all over the world… people with their inherent human rights and...


Ultra-nationalism, antisemitism, anti-Muslim hatred: Council of Europe’s anti-racism commission raises alarm over the situation in Europe

Civil Society & Local Authorities, Gender issues

Armenia, Published on: 27 February 2020

Strasbourg, 27.02.2020 – Increasing influence of ultra-nationalistic and xenophobic politics across Europe, hate speech setting the tone in social media, rampant antisemitism and anti-Muslim hatred, as well as an increasingly hostile environment for NGOs working with vulnerable groups – these alarming trends and new challenges linked to artificial intelligence were outlined by ECRI, the Council of Europe’s independent expert body against racism and intolerance, in its annual report for 2019 ...


‘We intend to strengthen peace and stability in the region’: EU Ambassador to Armenia

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 26 February 2020

“The Armenian government accepted the critical responsibility of continuing its agenda of changes. The EU has stated clearly that it is prepared to help Armenia with that process. We are showing our purposeful support in all critical sectors,” the head of the EU delegation to Armenia, Andrea Victorin, said during a parliamentary session dedicated to the implementation of the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement.

“Our relations have grown stronger over the past...


Из Европы в Армению откроется 12 новых авиарейсов

Mobility and migration, Transport

Armenia, Published on: 26 February 2020

В 2020 году планируется открыть 12 новых авиарейсов, которые в основном будут из Европы.

Как передает Арменпресс, об этом на встрече с журналистами сказала председатель Комитета по туризму Министерства экономики Армении Сусанна Сафарян.

“В этом году из Армении в Германию и Италию у нас будут прямые рейсы: Рим, Милан, Меминген, Берлин, а также и в другие европейские города – Пафос, Салоники, Афины, Ларнака, Вена, Вильнюс.


«Мы намерены укреплять мир и стабильность в регионе»: глава Делегации ЕС в Армении

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 26 February 2020

«Правительство Армении приняло важные обязательства по продолжению программы реформ. ЕС ясно дал понять, что готов поддержать этот процесс. Мы оказываем адресную, целевую поддержку по всем обоюдно приоритетным сферам», – заявила глава Делегации ЕС в Армении, посол Андреа Викторин на сегодняшних парламентских слушаниях по реализации Соглашения о всеобъемлющем и расширенном партнерстве между Арменией и ЕС.

«За последние два года наши отношения действительно углубились, особенно после...


EU promotes cooperation in Eastern Neighbourhood for monitoring and reporting on climate action

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 26 February 2020

EU NEIGHBOURS. Government officials from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine met in Vienna last week to review their progress on implementing their national climate actions.

The meeting focused on a set of measures aiming to collect data on greenhouse gas emissions and actions to mitigate climate change.

The participants discussed how to establish effective national systems, accelerate climate action in different sectors and build public...


12 new flights from Europe to Armenia to launch in 2020

Transport

Armenia, Published on: 26 February 2020

12 new flights to Armenia, mainly from Europe, are expected to open in 2020, Chairwoman of the Tourism Committee Susanna Safaryan told reporters today.

“This year we will have direct flights from Armenia to Germany and Italy, in particular to Rome, Milan, Memmingen, Berlin, as well as to other European countries – Cyprus (Paphos, Larnaca), Greece (Thessaloniki, Athens), Austria (Vienna), Lithuania (Vilnius). This, of course, will contribute to the tourism growth”, she said.


Armenian MFA: Deepening relations with EU is among foreign policy priorities

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 26 February 2020


MFA: Armenia-EU relations actively developing in bilateral and multilateral formats

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 26 February 2020


«Я надеюсь, что поддержка ЕС в этом году будем выше, чем прошлогодние 65 млн евро»: вице-премьер

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 26 February 2020

«Отношения с ЕС развиваются и динамичны. Соглашение, подписанное с ЕС, играет ключевую роль в развитии отношений Армения-ЕС», – заявил вице-премьер РА Мгер Григорян на сегодняшних парламентских слушаниях по реализации Соглашения о всеобъемлющем и расширенном партнерстве между Арменией и ЕС.

«О позитивном развитии свидетельствует увеличение объема помощи Армении. Нам удалось завершить процесс подписания и утверждения соглашений о поддержке, предусмотренных в рамках Программы...