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  • EuFoA wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year !

    To all our European friends celebrating this most beautiful of holidays, the EuFoA team wishes you a joyful Christmas and a successful New Year!

    Happy holidays, Feliz Navidad, Joyeux Noël, Frohe Festtage, Wesołych Świąt, Buon Natale!

    Published on Thursday 18 December 2014
  • Renewal of the European Commission: renewal of the EU foreign relations?

    The new members of the European Commission will take office from 1st November. They will work under the direction of Mr Jean-Claude Juncker, nominated, for the first time, according to the results of the European parliament elections. Ms Federica Mogherini, former Minister of Foreign Affairs in Italy, has been appointed High-Representative of the Union for foreign affairs and security policy and Vice-President of the European Commission (HR/VP). The European Neighbourhood policy and Enlargement negotiations portfolio has been assigned to Mr Johannes Hahn.
    Published on Thursday 23 October 2014
  • Roundtable Briefing with Mr Artak Zakaryan MP

    On 16 October, EuFoA hosted a roundtable briefing with Mr Artak Zakaryan MP, Chair of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Armenian Parliament, and head of the Armenian delegation to the EURONEST Parliamentary Assembly.
    Published on Thursday 16 October 2014
  • Basque Parliament recognises Nagorno-Karabakh self-determination

    On Friday, September 12, 2014, a European Union regional parliament has, for the first time in history, adopted a motion supporting the self-determination of Nagorno-Karabakh following several official visits to the region that were organized by European Friends of Armenia (EuFoA) and the commitment of EuFoA contacts' network.The motion adopted today by the Basque Parliament praises the strong determination of the Nagorno-Karabakh people in their choice for democracy, despite the hard and difficult situation.
    Published on Friday 12 September 2014
  • Gipuzkoa President recognises Nagorno-Karabakh

    Initiated by European Friends of Armenia, the Nagorno-Karabakh Foreign Minister Karen Mirzoyan visited the Basque Country and met with high officials throughout the region.
    On Thursday, Mr Mirzoyan met with the Gipuzkoa Province President Martin Garitano in San Sebastian to discuss further cooperation between Nagorno-Karabakh and the Basque Country.
    Published on Friday 12 September 2014
  • Interview: Armenia needs a new type of Association Agreement

    What should be the nature of a new Association Agreement between Armenia and the European Union? What are the future relations between the Union, Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh going to be like? Our Director, Eduardo Lorenzo Ochoa, provided answers to these questions through an interview with the Armenian online newspaper Tert.am.
    Published on Thursday 31 July 2014
  • Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the EU and Eastern Partnership states

    On July 22 in Brussels Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian took part in the meeting of Foreign Ministers of the EU and Eastern Partnership states, that was also attended by the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton, European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle. Delivering a speech at the meeting, Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandian mentioned that Armenia desires to develop its cooperation with EU, based on the results and progress achieved over the last years.

    Published on Thursday 24 July 2014
  • Parliament of Spanish autonomous community of Navarre recognises Armenian Genocide

    As a result of several study visits organised by EuFoA to Armenia and NK with different parliamentarians, the Parliament of Navarre has adopted yesterday (23 June 2014) a declaration recognising the Armenian Genocide. The declaration, adopted by the unicameral Parliament on 23 June 2014, reads that "in accordance with the resolution of the European Parliament of June 1987, reaffirmed by subsequent resolutions (February 28, 2002 and April 1, 2004), the events suffered by the Armenian people are an authentic genocide".
    Published on Tuesday 24 June 2014
  • European Parliament Vice President Jacek Protasiewicz visited Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh on 21 and 22 June 2014

    With his trip to Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh, the European Parliament Vice President Jacek Protasiewicz is following the ENP Progress Report's recommendations (Armenia, 2013) and European Parliament resolutions asking Armenia and Azerbaijan to ensure unimpeded access for representatives of the EU to Nagorno-Karabakh in support of conflict transformation activities in full complementarity with the efforts of the Minsk Group.
    Published on Monday 23 June 2014
  • Members of the EFA Delegation together with EuFoA leadership laid flowers at the memorial to the Armenian Genocide victims

    Following the invitation of the political leadership of the Artsakh Democratic Party made during the 12th General Assembly of the European Free Alliance (EFA) earlier this year (14-15 February 2014, Santiago de Compostela of Spain), an EFA Delegation paid a visit to Armenia and the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh on 20-24 June 2014.

    Published on Monday 23 June 2014