The trilateral meeting with the Minister of Defence of Armenia marked the official start of the project “Human rights and women in the armed forces in Armenia”

18/07/2019 Yerevan, Armenia

On 18 July 2019 Ms Natalia Voutova, Head of the Council of Europe Office in Yerevan, H.E. Ms Judith Farnworth, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Armenia and Mr Davit Tonoyan, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia,...

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70th anniversary of the Council of Europe: award ceremony for students winners of the essay writing competition

25/07/2019 Yerevan, Armenia

On Thursday, 25 July 2019, the Council of Europe Office in Yerevan held the award ceremony for the winners of the students essay writing competition “Imagining the European of the future?” dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Council of Europe. Created in 1949, the Council of Europe...

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New project on preventing and combating violence against women launched in Armenia

3/07/2019 Yerevan, Armenia

The Council of Europe project “Preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence in Armenia: continuing the path towards ratification of the Istanbul Convention” was launched in Yerevan on 3 July 2019. Natalia Voutova, Head of the Council of Europe office in Armenia,...

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A series of training courses for financial staff from Armenian municipalities

June 2019 Goris. Armavir and Vanadzor, Armenia

200 representatives from some 85 large and consolidated communities from northern, central and southern marzes of Armenia benefited from a series of training activities on procurement and public accounting from 17-30 June 2019. The trainings were organised in the context of the Council of...

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Council of Europe Armenia Action Plan 2019-2022

17/06/2019 Yerevan, Armenia

On 17 June, the Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan launched the Council of Europe Action Plan for Armenia 2019-2022. The Action Plan reflects the priorities of the Armenian...

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