EU promotes social entrepreneurship in Armenian provinces: a story from Shirak

EU promotes social entrepreneurship in Armenian provinces: a story from Shirak

10 May 2019
Social entrepreneurship is a relatively new phenomenon in Armenia. As recently as five or six years ago, few people knew about it. Despite the fact that there is still no legislation in place regulating it, social entrepreneurship is growing in Armenia.
Ten years of the Eastern Partnership: how do young Eastern Partners view their ties with the European Union?

Ten years of the Eastern Partnership: how do young Eastern Partners view their ties with the European Union?

09 May 2019
Last December at the Eastern Partnership conference in Vienna, a correspondent from the Segodnya website in Ukraine, Krystyna Zeleniuk spoke to ‘Young European Ambassadors’ from all six Eastern Partnership countries.
EU helps Shirak region become IT centre of Armenia

EU helps Shirak region become IT centre of Armenia

03 May 2019
Information technologies (IT) are growing rapidly in Armenia. The country’s government announced IT as one of their priorities and recently decided to establish a Ministry of High Technologies. The Armenian government has also adopted laws according to which newly created IT startups will be…
Ruzanna Galachyan: the success story of a repatriate who came back to Armenia

Ruzanna Galachyan: the success story of a repatriate who came back to Armenia

08 March 2019
Cosmetologist Ruzanna Galachyan intends to open the first enterprise producing cosmetic oils in Armenia from the Helichrysum (or Helichrysum italicum), also known as Immortal flower.
Armine Abramyan: 'To develop science in Armenia, it has to serve the industry'

Armine Abramyan: 'To develop science in Armenia, it has to serve the industry'

07 March 2019
Armine Abramyan, an agronomist, environmental specialist, and doctor of biological sciences, who heads the recently created International Research Program Coordinating Unit at the Armenian National Agrarian University, is trying to increase the capacity of the university's research centres while…
Liza Grigoryan - a judge who often deals with domestic violence cases in Armenia

Liza Grigoryan - a judge who often deals with domestic violence cases in Armenia

04 March 2019
Liza Grigoryan, the judge of the Yerevan Court of General Jurisdiction, has repeatedly come across cases of domestic violence.
Natacha Kalfayan: If major employers do not come to Armenian regions, it does not mean there is nothing to do there

Natacha Kalfayan: If major employers do not come to Armenian regions, it does not mean there is nothing to do there

01 March 2019
Natacha Kalfayan moved from Lebanon to Armenia 12 years ago and is trying to prove through her daily work that it is not difficult to do business in Armenian regions. It’s just a matter of setting a goal and consistently moving towards it.
Armenian Gyumri becomes inclusive thanks to EU support: the perspectives of the new bakery and coffee shop for people with disabilities

Armenian Gyumri becomes inclusive thanks to EU support: the prospects for the new bakery and coffee shop for people with disabilities

29 November 2018
On 10 December 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, the Declaration celebrates its 70th anniversary. Among the fundamental rights claimed in the Declaration is the right to work. 
Eco-friendly and affordable: Armenia starts to use synthesis gas

Eco-friendly and affordable energy: Armenia starts to use synthesis gas

17 September 2018
Heating is an important problem in Armenia, as it does not have natural gas and oil reserves. Although the South Caucasian country produces nuclear energy, the main source of the energy used to heat the country is natural gas, despite the fact that it is neither affordable nor environmentally…