On 17 February, the EU Ambassador to Armenia, Piotr Świtalski, made a one-day working visit to Gyumri, Shirak region. The day began with official meetings with Hovsep Simonyan, the Governor of Shirak region, and Samvel Balasanyan, the Mayor of Gyumri.24 February
On 2 February, Christian Danielsson, the European Union's Director General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, was in Armenia as a part of his official visit to the South Caucasus.14 February
On 1 February, the EU Delegation to Armenia launched a campaign to raise awareness of the negative effects of corruption and to highlight EU’s efforts in support of the fight against corruption in Armenia.10 February
January, the first month of 2017 was an Innovative month. The Armenian second “Public Sector Innovation Week” series of events took place from 19-27 January.8 February
Public school and education monitoring
Public school and education indicators are now being monitored in Armenia through the Dasaran educational programme using the“E-Stat Diagnostic Tool on Public Education” (eSDT). The development of this analytical tool has been funded by the European Union.
EU launches new initiative on innovation capacities
On 17 November, Yerevan hosted the 8th Eastern Partnership (EaP) Informal Ministerial Dialogue. Johannes Hahn, the Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations and Carlos Moedas, the EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, were in Armenia to take part in...
Campaign against gender-based violence
On 25 November the world stood together against gender-based violence (GBV) by launching the '16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence' international campaign. This is an annual event which invites individuals and organisations to hold events aiming to draw public attention to this issue.