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Events Archives - Page 3 of 4 - EuFoA


‘European Union & Armenia: Relations and the Way Ahead’ Conference Held in European Parliament

A conference on the institutional relations between the European Union and Armenia took place in the European Parliament yesterday. The event was jointly organized by MEP Michèle Rivasi and European Friends of Armenia. It featured a very diverse selection of keynote speakers, including the main officials that will be involved in the upcoming EU-Armenia negotiations that will start next week.   The event was introduced by Michèle Rivasi, Vice-Chair of the Greens/ European Free... Read more

European Friends of Armenia Participates in hearing about Nagorno-Karabakh in Dutch Parliament

European Friends of Armenia was part of a delegation which participated in a Dutch parliament hearing about Nagorno-Karabakh and the recent increase of violence along the Armenia-Azerbaijan border. The hearing was organized by the Dutch parliamentarian Pieter Omtzigt and was attended by Dutch politicians. Mr Omtzigt invited a FAON delegation (Federation of Armenian Organisations in The Netherlands) to this hearing following a letter FAON had sent concerning recent violent escalations. The... Read more

Joint EuFoA-AGBU Roundtable Briefing with the Armenian Ombudsman

On 16 November 2010, European Friends of Armenia (EuFoA) and the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU, www.agbu.org) held a joint policy briefing at EuFoA's Brussels office with Mr Armen Harutyunyan, Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia and Ms Jacqueline Hale (Open Society Institute) as discussant. The NGOs and think tanks present commended the Ombudsman's contribution to the democratisation process in Armenia and his frank and credible analysis. The effective establishment and... Read more

Round-table with the Armenian Prime Minister

On Friday 12 November 2010, Prime Minister of Armenia, Mr Tigran Sargasyan, visited EuFoA's Brussels office. During the course of this visit, the Prime Minister, as well as the Armenian Ambassador to the EU and Belgium Mr Avet Adonts and the Armenian Minister of Economy, Mr Nerses Yerityan, participated in a roundtable discussion. Representatives from think tanks, diplomatic circles, NGOs and Media also participated in the event. The discussion was varied, covering a number of topics concerning... Read more

Caucasian Chamber Orchestra in the European Parliament

On Tuesday, 26 October 2010, MEP Milan Cabrnoch, Chairman of the Delegation to the EU-Armenia, EU-Azerbaijan and EU-Georgia PCCs, organised a concert by the Caucasian Chamber Orchestra in the European Parliament in Brussels. The event was held in collaboration with, among others, the European Friends of Armenia (EuFoA), the European Conservatives and Reformists Group (ECR), the Mission of the Republic of Armenia to the EU, the Mission of Georgia to the EU and the EU-Georgia Business Council... Read more

Round table on Association Agreement negotiations

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

First meeting of the Europe-Armenia Advisory Council

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

Joint EuFoA-GMF US conference on the Armenia-Turkey rapprochement

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

NATO Week Conference

  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

Round-Table with H.E. Ms Karine Ghazinyan

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

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