Within the framework of the European Union's Horizon2020 the Armenian National Academy of Science Center for Ecological-Noosphere Studies (EcoCentre) is involved in the Connecting Nature consortium.
“Thanks to the efforts of the EcoCentre, Armenia’s capital was selected along with other 14 European capitals, which will be developed with nature-based solutions. Those solutions will be introduced to Yerevan Municipality to maintain the city’s environmental harmony,” Head of Geo-Information Systems and Remote Sensing Department Armenian National Academy of Science Center for Ecological-Noosphere Studies (EcoCentre) Shushanik Asmaryan
A meeting with Foreign Ministers of the 28 European Union Member States and the EU’s six Eastern partners – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine – and Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn, chaired by High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini, took place today in Luxembourg to take stock of the progress made under the 20 Deliverables for 2020.
The Delegation of the European Union to Armenia invites you to "Cultural Heritage in Armenia-Challenges and Responsibilities" conference to highlight the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH2018) taking place in the margins of the International Contemporary Art Exhibition (ICEA2018) and organised by Shaula International LLC. The conference will take place on 16-17 October at Congress Hotel (address: 5, Italy street, Yerevan).
The second Eastern Partnership (EaP) formal ministerial meeting on environment and climate change took place yesterday in Luxembourg, co-organised by the European Commission and Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The EU and the Eastern Partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) met to jointly review progress on the goals and priorities set at the first Ministerial meeting in 2016.
On the European and World Day against the Death Penalty, the Council of Europe and the European Union (EU) reiterate their strong opposition to capital punishment in all circumstances and for all cases. The death penalty is an affront to human dignity. It constitutes cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment and is contrary to the right to life. The death penalty has no established deterrent effect and it makes judicial errors irreversible.
On 15 September, Yerevan hosted the “Rural life and traditions” festival for the fifth time. The European Union played a key role in the establishment of the festival: EU-funded ENPARD programme and OASI project are the festival’s key sponsors. The festival is organised for residents of the capital to understand and experience Armenia’s regional agricultural achievements.
On 15-17 October 2018 , the EU-funded Open Media Hub Project is organising a 3-day workshop on Telling an Impactful story on EU issues for TV and online journalists. The course will focus on editorial, writing and editing skills.
The “European Union National Institutes of Culture” (EUNIC) opening ceremony took place in Armenia at Byurakan Art Academy on October 2, 2018. The event held under the slogan of establishing trust and mutual understanding through culture between Europe and different nationalities, brought together Ambassadors of European Union Member States, representatives from local and European cultural and educational institutions, who undertook their best efforts to coordinate the dialogue between European and Armenian cultures.
The Delegation of European Union in Armenia in cooperation with the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of the RA and the Basketball Federation of Armenia organized 3x3 Street Basketball Tournament in frames of European Week of Sports initiative. The tournament took place on Sunday, 30 September on Northern Avenue, Yerevan, Armenia.The purpose of the event was to promote healthy and active lifestyle.