i-Portunus: EU funds mobility for artists

i-Portunus: EU funds mobility for artists

26 April 2019
A new mobility opportunity for artists receiving EU funding was launched last week. i-Portunus is a project, selected and funded by the European Union, to trial a mobility scheme for artists and culture professionals. The project will support short-term (15-85 days), flexible mobility from one…
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EU pays tribute to victims of Armenian Genocide

25 April 2019
On 24 April, the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Switalski, visited the memorial complex on the hill of Tsitsernakaberd to pay tribute to the victims of the Armenian Genocide. Every year, on 24 April, thousands of people visit the Tsitsernakaberd memorial complex to pay…
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EU4Business: Demo Day of start-up academy graduates in Armenia

24 April 2019
On 29 April, the EU-supported Armenia Start-up Academy will host a “Demo Day” where the fourth batch of graduates will present their business ideas. The start-ups will pitch in front of interested investors, friends and the community. Afterwards, the visitors will have the opportunity to meet…
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Armenia: EU project helps create basis for sorting and recycling plastic waste in Kapan

23 April 2019
With EU support, the Armenian town of Kapan, in Syunik Province, has started sorting plastic waste and preparing for recycling and re-use in the construction sector. This became possible thanks to the “Turning environmental challenges into opportunities: Introducing building materials from plastic…
International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

23 April 2019
As we celebrate the first International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace on 24 April, the European Union reaffirms its longstanding commitment to international cooperation and the rules-based international order with the United Nations at its core, to peace and security, to human…
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EU promotes sport activities for children with disabilities in Armenia

23 April 2019
The EU is strongly committed to promoting inclusive winter and summer sports that are accessible to all Armenians. In March, EU Ambassador Piotr Świtalski inaugurated the EU-funded “Pilot initiative to promote inclusive approaches to engaging children with disabilities in society”. The event…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

19 April 2019
'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and…
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EU-supported play staged in Armenia’s State Musical Comedy Theatre

18 April 2019
On 17 April, Armenia’s State Musical Comedy Theatre, named after Hakob Paronyan, staged the play “The Comedy of Pyramus and Thisbe”, which is based on Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night's Dream”. This was a joint project funded by the EU Delegation to Armenia and implemented by the Armenian Theatre…
Annual conference takes stock of cross-border cooperation programmes and delivers hope for the future

Annual conference takes stock of cross-border cooperation programmes and delivers hope for the future

18 April 2019
The cooperation across the external borders of the EU is demonstrating its full potential; after a gradual start, a large majority of neighbourhood cross-border cooperation (CBC) programmes is now running in full speed, and the time is ripe to think about a third cycle of programming, preserving…
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Armenia: Free platform for families of hard-of-hearing children

17 April 2019
In March, the “Havat” non-governmental organisation for hard-of-hearing children’s mothers presented the EU-funded “Online school for parents” project. The project will run until 1 June 2019 and will help create a free platform for parents, with comprehensive information on different topics,…