By Areg Bagdasarian

After  the fall of the Soviet Union, Armenia has retained strong ties with  Russia, while at the same time finding areas of political, economic and  social cooperation with Europe. These relations between the European  Union and Armenia are governed through the framework of the EU-Armenia  Partnership and Cooperation Agreement signed in 1996 and implemented  in 1999. With the continued enlargement of the European Union, the EU  launched the European Neighborhood Policy Instrument which Armenia  became a part of in 2004. Specifically, the Armenian government finally  adopted ENPI on November 14, 2006...

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By Dogu Ergil

After a few year of High School education I came to believe that  history was a legend based on selected facts. With that reasoning  "national history" was a fact based selected legends. Never-the-less,  history as a collective experience or the impressions thereof, has a  role in the constitution of individual, social and cultural identities.  History tells us who we are with a covert intantion of what we ought to  be, which means loading history with ideology. And all ideologies are  spiritual arsenal or shields of contemporary fights...

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By Christian Garbis Ohanian

With Armenia's agreement with the EU in terms of reform according to  European guidelines, a more involved question of the compatibility of  Armenian and European values should be examined. The history of the  Armenian people is wrought with strife and tribulation based in a  constant tension with the more powerful ruling majority. This  consistent exposure to a dominant culture had consequences in the  development of the Armenian culture, and values...

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By James Bosbotinis & Irina Ghaplanyan

The national referendum in Montenegro on the question of national independence, and subsequent declaration and recognition of its sovereignty marked the latest milestone in the demise of the Former Yugoslavia. The collapse of the Yugoslav federation and the achievement of sovereignty by its former constituent republics have served to illustrate the problems of reconciling the principles of national self-determination and territorial integrity. The states of Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia and Montenegro were recognised as sovereign states, thus achieving national self-determination whilst preserving territorial integrity; this is in contrast to the situation in Bosnia...

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Call for Expert on Policy Communication and Instruments

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“Green light” for environmentally neutral business development from Lisbon to Vladivostok

On March 3, 2021, the first meeting of the GreenDeal Task Force created under the Initiative Lisbon-Vladivostok was held. In the videoconference format, more than twenty authoritative experts in the field of ecology and business from Austria, Armenia, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, Russia, France, as well as the representatives of the largest business industry associations supporting the Initiative Lisbon-Vladivostok, discussed common approaches to harmonizing the activities implemented by the EU and the EAEU on the path to sustainable development, including a radical reduction in greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere by 2050.

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