Media Trip to Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh (16-23 September 2017)

European Friends of Armenia organised a media trip on September 16-23, 2017, with the aim of drawing the attention of international media to Armenia and Nagorno- Karabakh. The trip allowed the journalists to explore and discover Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh from an economic, social, cultural and political perspective. On their way to Nagorno-Karabakh, the journalists visited the Tatev monastery and, on their way back to Armenia, they paid a visit to Armenian monastery of Dadivank in the... Read more

Joint Statement by EuFoA Director and MEPs on the recent conflict escalation in the Line of Contact in Nagorno-Karabakh – Brussels, 10 July 2017

The recent conflict escalation in the Line of Contact between Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan, which has yet again led to the regrettable death of civilians, is a matter of great concern to all of us who believe in the values of peace and understanding. In this regard, we would like to offer our condolences and express our deepest sympathy to the relatives and friends of the victims.   Zahra Guliyeva and her grandmother Sahiba are the most recent victims of the repeated violations of... Read more

Collection of war threat statements by Azerbaijani officials

Azerbaijani officials, mainly the President Ilham Aliyev, have been consistent in their war rhetoric with regard to Nagorno-Karabakh, frequently threatening to take the region back by military force. The document you can find below is a collection of their war threats and hate speeches. The first version was presented by EuFoA in 2015. We have recently updated the collection and now it goes until June 30 2017. The articles are organised in a chronological way, with the first one being the... Read more

Will Nagorno Karabakh conflict have an impact on the process leading to the signing of EU-Armenia Agreement? – EuFoA Director Diogo Pinto’s Interview with

One of the main reasons of the tense situation created in Nagorno-Karbakh conflict is Azerbaijan's aggressive behaviour. In certain sense Nagorno-Karabakh has become a platform for Aliyev's personal ambitions. Aliyev wants to strengthen his power  by portraying Nagorno-Karbakh and Armenian people  as the  "foreign enemy". EuFoA Director Diogo Pinto has answered our questions concerning this topic   Diogo, my first question is about Europe and European problems now. After elections... Read more

Interview of EuFoA’s director Diogo Pinto: “Armenia is reforming and modernising itself, thus making EU efforts effective and truly valuable”

In an interview to Bridging Europe the director of EuFoA Diogo Pinto talked about EU-Armenia relations. "​European Friends of Armenia remains available to help the EU audiences understand the problems and grievances of the Armenian people. ​In that sense, the recognition of the Armenian Genocide and the ongoing dispute around Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) are two good examples of issues in which we want to help our Armenian friends...",-said Mr. Pinto. The full version of the article... Read more


BRUSSELS, 02/06/2017 –  European Friends of Armenia’s (EuFoA) attention has been drawn to the comprehensive and overall accomplished ICG report on Nagorno-Karabakh’s Gathering War Clouds published on 1 June 2017, where our organisation was mentioned. EuFoA would like to clarify certain points mentioned in the report related to our organisation. The ‘Opinion polls in Nagorno-Karabakh: Comparative results from 2015 and 2016’ released in November 2016 were not commissioned by... Read more

EuFoA Director Diogo Pinto speaking at the ‘European Union & Armenia: Relations and the Way Ahead’ conference in Yerevan

On 31 May, 2017, EuFoA Director Diogo Pinto participated as a speaker in the Panel ‘The Economic, Trade, Education and Cultural Components of the future EU-Armenia Legal Basis’ of the conference ‘European Union & Armenia: Relations and the Way Ahead’ (Yerevan, Armenia), organised by the Analytical Centre on Globalisation and Regional Cooperation (ACGR), with the support of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom in South Caucasus. In his speech, Mr. Pinto underlined the... Read more

Conference ‘European Union & Armenia: Relations and the Way Ahead’ – 31 May 2017, Yerevan

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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