Whatever happens in the countries of Eastern Europe and the Southern Caucasus affects the European Union. Successive EU enlargements have brought these countries closer to the EU and their security, stability, and prosperity increasingly impact the EU’s.
The Eastern Partnership (EaP) is the first comprehensive initiative introduced into the system of the European Union’s relations with Eastern European countries including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The Eastern Partnership is designed to help the countries of Eastern Europe with their integration into the European Union.
Since October 2010, International Center for Human Development (ICHD) has been involved in Support to Armenian Turkish Rapprochement (SATR). One goal of this project is the “development of new business partnerships and regional professional network.” The consortium of Armenian and Turkish partners implementing the program has fulfilled this aim by initiating meetings, conferences, studies and Business to Business (B to B) panels, linking professionals from various economic sectors. This study pays special attention to the tourism industry, which represents a prospective field for Armenian-Turkish cooperation.more >>
For many months already the situation around Syria is among the headlines of all mass media around the world. There is hardly a single news agency in the world that does not project news about the violence in Syria. Indeed, the intensity of hostilities in Syria has been growing steadily and lately reached such a point that even eclipsed the international tensions around the Iranian nuclear program. In fact, the tension around the Iranian nuclear program is steadily decreasing throughout the last several months. Of course, it is not to say that it is forgotten or ignored completely, but it definitely does not attract so much attention as it did months ago.more >>
More than twenty representatives of civil society institutions and think tanks, private businesses and development partners participated in the off-the-record discussion.more >>
Armenian Atlantic Association (AAA) together with its youth branch Armenian Youth Atlantic Association (AYAA) will host a youth conference “The Black Sea Region: Bringing future decision makers together in the changing world”, to take place in Yerevan, on 14-15 March, 2013.more >>
International Center for Human Development (ICHD), supported by RA Ministry of Territorial Administration and the UNDP implements public debates on development agenda. THMs on development agenda are based on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) after 2015.more >>
10 public discussions on Millenium Development Goals: post 2015 development in 5 regions of Armenia and in Yerevan
From 2 September to 2 November 2012, with the support from the UN Population Fund and in close cooperation with the RoA Government the International Center for Human Development completed the International Conference on Population and Development Beyond 2014 survey questionnaire. Within the framework of that undertaking, consultative and focus group meetings with competent State bodies, civil society organizations and private companies were held and a desk review was conducted.