Strengthening EU—Armenia Relations–towards a Stronger Roadmap

Joint event with the Heinrich Böll Stiftung Yerevan Office—South Caucasus Region.

January 25, 2024

Yerevan, Armenia


On January 25 APRI Armenia, with the Heinrich Böll Stiftung Yerevan Office—South Caucasus Region, held a launch event for its study on “Strengthening EU—Armenia Relations–towards a Stronger Roadmap.

In cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Stiftung Yerevan Office—South Caucasus Region, APRI Armenia undertook this study over the course of six weeks to better understand the evolving and multifaceted relationship between the European Union and Armenia. The project engaged both Armenian and European stakeholders, including public officials, diplomats, and members of civil society in Yerevan and Brussels, and provided recommendations to contribute to the official policy dialogue.

H.E. Tigran Balayan, Head of Mission of Armenia to the European Union, and H. E. Viktor Richter, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Republic of Armenia, joined APRI Armenia Vice President of Strategy and Development Anahide Pilibossian in making opening remarks.

APRI Armenia Associate Fellow Mara Nazaretyan presented the main findings of the report, highlighting key opportunities and challenges in further strengthening EU–Armenia relations.

A panel discussion on the future direction of Armenia–EU relations was held with:

Moderator: Anahide Pilibossian, Vice President of Strategy and Development at APRI Armenia

About our partner

The Heinrich Böll Foundation (hbs) Yerevan is a branch office of the hbs Tbilisi Office—South Caucasus Region. Its main objective is to contribute to democratization in the South Caucasus. Hbs Yerevan promotes gender equality, human rights, and social and environmental justice.

Together with its partners, hbs Yerevan supports initiatives that strengthen democratic political culture in Armenia and opens a space for discussions on civil society, gender democracy, and environmental transformation.

Applied Policy Research Institute of Armenia Foundation


2/2 Melik Adamyan Street, Yerevan, Armenia



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