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Eastern Partnership: Promoting stronger economies and societies for the EU’s six Eastern Partners

06 December 2018
On 6 December , the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, together with the European Commission, is hosting the 5th Eastern Partnership Business Forum in Vienna. This will be followed by the Eastern Partnership’s Annual Conference on 7 December. The two events will bring…
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Mayors for Economic Growth: New staff exchange opportunity in Eastern Neighbourhood

20 November 2018
Acting members of the EU-funded Mayors for Economic Growth (M4EG) initiative have until 30 January 2019 to apply for a new opportunity for staff exchange missions. This exchange is aimed at supporting the M4EG acting members with the implementation of their Local Economic Development Plan by…
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EU bank steps up support to SMEs in Armenia as part of EU4Business

07 November 2018
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending €50 million to the Central Bank of Armenia to finance projects implemented by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and mid-caps in the country, particularly in the areas of agri-food processing and tourism. The loan is being provided in the…
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Eastern Partnership: EU and neighbouring countries review progress of the 20 Deliverables for 2020 to bring concrete benefits for citizens

15 October 2018
Foreign Ministers from 28 EU Member States and the EU’s six Eastern partners – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine – met with Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn in a meeting chaired by EU High…
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Armenia: expert mission on the role of Parliamentary Budget Offices in fiscal oversight and governance

09 October 2018
On 17–19 October, an expert from Austria will visit Armenia to share knowledge and experience on international best practice in the establishment of a Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO). The visit is being organised by the European Commission’s Technical Assistance and Information Exchange…
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EU and Armenia discussed mutual business opportunities at event in Yerevan

26 September 2018
On 26 September, Armenia and the EU discussed new opportunities for Armenian and European businesses deriving from the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA). Organised by the country’s Ministry of Economic Development and Investments, together with the European…
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EU–Armenia Partnership Committee in Trade configuration meets for first time

25 September 2018
The first meeting of the EU–Armenia Partnership Committee in Trade Configuration was held in the Armenian capital of Yerevan on 25 September. The first meeting of the committee, which comes under the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA), was co-chaired by Mane Adamian, Armenia’…
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EU4Business: Improving SME Statistics in Armenia

25 September 2018
Improving statistics on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will be the focus of a workshop in the Armenian capital of Yerevan on 4 October, organised within the EU-funded regional programme “EU4Business: from Policies to Action”. The workshop will include a presentation of the findings of…
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EU project to help connect Armenian agro-processing companies with European market

04 July 2018
On 4 July, the EU4Business initiative launched a new project in Armenia aimed at improving the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Armenia and other Eastern Partner countries, to help connect them to international and EU markets. The project ‘Eastern Partnership: Ready…
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Industrial design exhibition showcases work of leading designers in Armenia

18 June 2018
Between 15 and 24 June, the Armenian capital of Yerevan is hosting an exhibition on industrial design. The ten-day event, supported through the EU-funded “Support to SME Development in Armenia” (SMEDA) project, aims to explore the innovative and continued appeal of the contemporary design and…