H.E. Piotr Antoni Świtalski, EU Ambassador to Armenia, Head of the EU Delegation and the representatives of the five Civil Society Organisations will host an event to publicise the signature of five new grant contracts.

On Friday 19 January, H.E. Piotr Antoni Świtalski, EU Ambassador to Armenia, Head of the EU Delegation and the representatives of the five Civil Society Organisations will host an event to publicise the signature of five new grant contracts.

The EU Ambassador will make a statement at the event, announcing five new EU-funded civil society projects that reflect the strong commitment of the European Union to the important role of civil society as a key governance actor - particularly in the areas of protection of human rights, active citizenship and service delivery to citizens.

The event will take place at Ani Plaza Hotel, Ani Hall (address: 19 Sayat-Nova Ave, Yerevan) at 14:00. The ceremony will be followed by a Question & Answer session for the media. The agenda of the event is enclosed.

Media registration will be done at 13:40.

Media confirmations can be sent to Sona Tadevosyan +374 55 992 217, email: sona@deemcommunications.com.

For further information, please contact Ms. Ripsime Unanyan, Communications Coordinator, Delegation of the European Union to Armenia, tel: + 374 10546494, e-mail: ripsime.unanyan@eeas.europa.eu.

The projects are:

  1. A Public Glimpse into a Closed World: Increasing Awareness on the Human Rights Situation in Closed Institutions
  2. Access to Information and Investigative Journalism for Better Informed Citizens
  3. EU4Civil Society: Energy Efficiency in Armenian Communities
  4. EU4HumanRights: Pursuing Positive Change through Empowering Civil Society
  5. EU4Women: Economic Empowerment through Social Enterprise
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