10th anniversary of the EU Eastern Partnership: what has changed for Azerbaijan?

10th anniversary of the EU Eastern Partnership: what has changed for Azerbaijan?

14 May 2019
The Eastern Partnership (EaP) programme for deepening and strengthening relations between the European Union and its six Eastern partner countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine – celebrates its 10th anniversary in May.
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…
Bridging relations in the South Caucasus

Bridging relations in the South Caucasus

18 April 2019
The South Caucasus unites three neighbouring states – Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. There is a large population of Azeri and Armenian nationalities in the bordering regions of Georgia, particularly in towns and villages.
Azerbaijan's electric power industry is ready for reforms

Azerbaijan's electric power industry is ready for reforms

13 March 2019
Electricity in Azerbaijan is produced mainly by thermal power plants operating on natural gas, with a small amount produced by hydroelectric power plants. Renewables account for less than 1%. As the amount produced exceeds domestic demand, the surplus electricity can be exported to neighbouring…
Sevinj Mastiyeva: Every conquered peak is а new beginning

Sevinj Mastiyeva: Every conquered peak is а new beginning

08 March 2019
Since 2016, Azerbaijan has been participating in an EU-funded project that supports the country in the development and modernisation of migration policy (Support in the Implementation of the Mobility Partnership with Azerbaijan project, MOBILAZE).
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…
Natavan Badalova: There is no limit for teachers' development

Natavan Badalova: There is no limit for teachers' development

06 March 2019
Natavan Badalova, an English teacher from Baku, is an active participant of the European educational programme eTwinning Plus, which Azerbaijan joined in 2013.