On October 15 and 18, 2019 meetings titled “EaP CSF ANP priorities in the context of implementation of the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA)” were held in the Gyumri municipality (Shirak region) and Gavar Youth Center (Gegharkunik region) respectively.
The discussions, which were attended by more than 50 representatives of regional CSOs and local governance bodies, were organized by the ANP Secretariat with the assistance of Gevorg Petrosyan, President of Gyumri-based Biosophia NGO, and Liana Asoyan, President of Blejan environmental, social, business support NGO. Seyran Martirosyan, Chairman of “KhoranArd” intellectual center, had gladly accepted the invitation to moderate the Gyumri meeting.
There were a variety of issues on the agenda. First, CSF Armenia Country Facilitator Lousineh Hakobyan in Gyumri, and ANP Secretariat Managing Director Heriknaz Harutyunyan in Gavar presented the CSF Armenian National Platform priorities in the implementation of CEPA.
In Gyumri Samvel Tonoyan, representative of Center of Economic Right NGO (WG2)
Amalya Hambartsumyan, “Khazer” NGO President, Coordinator of WG3 – A number of topical environmental issues within the CSF ANP;
Arzuman Harutyunyan, President of the Association of Audio-Visual Reporters, WG5 Coordinator – Social dialogue as a means of the establishment of a social state and solution of social issues;
Lively discussions took place, and it was agreed to actively continue the cooperation in the future.