EuFoA Director, Diogo Pinto, will be speaking at the conference ‘European Union & Armenia: Relations and the Way Ahead’, which will take place on 31 May in Yerevan, Armenia. The conference, organised by the Analytical Centre on Globalisation and Regional Cooperation (ACGR), with the support of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom in South Caucasus, will focus on the dynamics of EU-Armenia Cooperation as well as the developments of the Eastern European Partnership Program and the... Read more
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Today, 3 May 2017, European Friends of Armenia provided an exclusive briefing with first-hand information from observers of the February Nagorno-Karabakh referendum, and the implications for the EU. Answering questions from the audience were: Frank ENGEL, MEP (Luxembourg, EPP) Hans-Jochen Schmidt (former German Ambassador to Armenia) Dr Michael Kambeck (EuFoA Co-Founder) “The European Parliament and the European Council both demanded a strong engagement with the people... Read more
This morning, European Friends of Armenia (EuFoA) organised a briefing to assess the parliamentary elections held in Armenia on 2 April, and their consequences for the future of the Armenia-EU cooperation. Heidi Hautala, Member of the European Parliament who led the EP’s delegation which was an integral part of the International Electoral Observation Mission (IEOM), was the speaker at this Briefing, which was moderated by Diogo Pinto, Director of EuFoA, and attended by... Read more
Arman Tatoyan (Armenian Ombudsman): “The institution of the Ombudsman in Armenia is now strong and legally protected like no other in Eastern Europe.”
Today, in our Brussels office, Mr Arman Tatoyan, Human Rights Defender (Ombudsman) of the Republic of Armenia gave a briefing followed by a lively debate about the Human Rights situation in Armenia. He explained the new tools given to his institution, such as immunity for his members of staff, the Ombudsman's permanent representative in the Armenian Parliament, and the new forms of NGO involvement in his work. "The institution of the Ombudsman in Armenia is now strong and legally... Read more
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