On Tuesday 6 July 2010, EuFoA held a round table at its Brussels office with Mr Gunnar Wiegand, Director for Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia at DG Relex in the European Commission. The subject of the round-table was the new and upcoming Association Agreement negotiations between the EU and Armenia. Armenia and the EU are currently developing an increasingly close relationship which goes beyond mere cooperation. More than one year has passed since the launch of the Eastern... Read more
The first meeting of the Europe-Armenia Advisory Council took place on 28-30 of May 2010, in Larnaca, Cyprus. The Council members and EuFoA team met for the first time. The meeting was chaired by Mr Ioannis Kasoulides, Member of European Parliament and Vice-Chair of the EPP Group. Participants discussed the EU-Armenia partnership prospectives, especially in the context of the forthcoming Association Agreements negotiations, and situation in the region, including Turkey-Armenia relations.... Read more
On Wednesday, 2 December 2009, The German Marshall Fund of the United States, in partnership with European Friends of Armenia and Stratim, Center for Strategic Communication organized a public debate on the Armenia-Turkey rapprochement entitled "Turkey and Armenia: The Way Forward". The speakers for the event were Vigen Sargsyan, Senior Advisor of the President of Armenia and Suat Kiniklioğlu, AK Party Deputy Chairman of External Affairs. The debate was moderated by Ron Asmus, Executive... Read more
On Tuesday, 13 October 2009 in Yerevan, EuFoA hosted a conference entitled "EU and NATO - how to secure stability for Armenia and the South Caucasus". The event was organised in the framework of NATO week in Armenia, and co-sponsored by NATO. To set the framework for the debate, EuFoA submitted a policy brief, entitled "EU-NATO Relations: Bridging the synergy gaps in the South Caucasus". The speakers for the event included Mr Armen Yedigarian, Director of Arms Control... Read more
On Tuesday, 6 October 2009, European Friends of Armenia held a lunchtime briefing at its Brussels office with H.E. Ms. Karine Ghazinyan, Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia. The focus of H.E. Ms Ghazinyan's speech and the subsequent discussion was on current key issues of EU-Armenia Cooperation and the role of the EU in Armenia-Turkey relations. Views on the need for a stronger EU involvement in the Armenia-Turkey rapprochement were widely shared. Images from the round-table with H.E.... Read more
On 7 July 2009 EuFoA held a housewarming reception at its new permanent premises, which was attended by over 50 guests. The purpose of the reception was to formally launch the organisation and introduce its goals, and to welcome cooperation with interested parties. Housewarming... Read more
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