EuFoA in the Media

Interview: Armenia needs new type of EU Association Agreement

In an interview with the state news agency Armenpress, Eduardo Lorenzo Ochoa, a former senior advisor to the Armenian prime minister and current director of the Brussels-based NGO "European Friends of Armenia" (EuFoA), shared his outlook on the new type of Association Agreement to be signed between Armenia and the EU and the future of the Union's relations with Armenia and the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.   The interview is presented below: (source:... Read more

Commentary: Cooperation between European Free Alliance and Democratic Party of Artsakh going rather well

Director of the European Friends of Armenia Eduardo Lorenzo Ochoa has expressed a positive opinion on the cooperation prospects between the European Free Alliance and the Nagorno-Karabakh-based Democratic Party of Artsakh.   Source: http://www.tert.am/en/news/2014/06/24/ochoa1   Speaking to Tert.am, he shared his positive outlook on the future joint efforts between the two parties, highlighting also the importance of the Nevarre parliament's recent declaration condemning the... Read more

“The key is to be well networked”

This week Dr Sargis Ghazaryan, EuFoA Senior Research Fellow, gave an exclusive interview to an Armenian daily newspaper, CAPITAL Daily, regarding the European Parliament Resolution on the South Caucasus as well as on the prospects of Armenian policy challenges.   Azerbaijan's resources are not well spent at all (source: http://www.tert.am/en/news/2010/06/01/ghazaryan/)     -It is not a secret that Azerbaijan spends millions of dollars on making anti-Armenian resolutions... Read more

Bako Sahakyan hosts EP members

President of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (Artsakh) Bako Sahakyan on Saturday received a delegation of European Parliament members from countries across the continent of Europe and the United Kingdom.   Source : http://www.tert.am/en/news/2014/05/03/baco   According to a press release by the NKR Presidential Press Office, the meeting focused on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, regional developments and bilateral relations.     The president stressed the... Read more

EuFoA Director teaches international business students at the University of Deusto

On Monday, 3 February 2014 and Tuesday, 4 February 2014, EuFoA Director Eduardo Lorenzo Ochoa appeared as a guest lecturer at the University of Deusto's International Business School. His Monday lecture was titled "Effectively communicating businesses' positions in the EU: an inter-institutional approach", while his Tuesday class focused on "Business opportunities in the EU Eastern Partnership: The case of Armenia." Both lessons were relevant for the programme's current module focusing on... Read more

Joint FPC-EuFoA event in London on Nagorno-Karabakh

On 9 October 2013, the London-based Foreign Policy Centre, together with EuFoA, organised a panel discussion on the current situation of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, with the EUSR Ambassador Lefort as keynote speaker. The Armenian media reported about this event. Among others, Armnews put together a report and video broadcast during their evening news. The Ambassador Philippe Lefort (EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia), Dr Laurence Broers (Caucasus... Read more

EuFoA SG Michael Kambeck and MEP Elmar Brok comment on Armenia’s decision to join the Eurasian Union

EuFoA's Secretary General Michael Kambeck and MEP Elmar Brok, member of the Europe-Armenia Advisory Council and Chairman of the EP Foreign Affairs Committee, have commented on Armenia's decision to join the Eurasian Union. Below we provide you with these articles. Armenia chooses Russia over EU (source: http://www.europeanvoice.com/article/2013/september/armenia-chooses-russia-over-eu/78090.aspx) By Andrew Gardner - 03.09.2013 / 18:31 CET   Armenia says it will join the... Read more

Europe-Armenia Advisory Council’s Press Conference ahead of the presidential elections

On 15 February 2013 several members of the European-Armenia Advisory Council (EAAC) held a press conference in Yerevan and presented the Council's Call for free and fair presidential elections in Armenia on 18 February 2013. The event was widely covered by Armenian media (see links below).   During the press conference Mr Frank Engel, Member of the European Parliament, Mr Hans-Jochen Schmidt, former Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Armenia, and Mr Francois... Read more

Putin can showcase his strength becoming star of peace in Karabakh

On 24 July 2012 Dr Michael Kambeck, EuFoA Secretary General, gave an interview to Tert.am. He shared his views on the Karabakh elections, the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict as well as the up-coming EU donor conference for Armenia.   Click here to read the interview in Armenian Click here to read the interview in Russian Please, find below the interview. "Putin can showcase his strength becoming star of peace in Karabakh - Michael Kambeck" (Source:... Read more

The Diaspora is a bridge between Armenia and Europe

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan came to Belgium on 5 March 2012 for a working visit during which he negotiated the Association Agreement (AA) and the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) with the European Union, as well as the visa facilitation agreement. On 5 March 2012, he met the representatives of NGOs (including EuFoA) and the Armenian community in Belgium. Armenian media were present and widely covered the event. Please click here to watch the report of Armenia TV from... Read more

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