TWINNING PROJECT

Strengthening the capacity of the National Assembly of Armenia to further support CEPA oversight and implementation

Kick-off Meeting of the Twinning Project

Kick-off Meeting of the Twinning Project “Strengthening the capacity of the National Assembly of Armenia to further support CEPA oversight and implementation”

The Twinning Project “Strengthening the capacity of the National Assembly of Armenia to further support CEPA oversight and implementation” was officially launched on 21th December 2020 through an on line kick-off meeting hosted by the European Delegation to Armenia.

The Project is implemented by the Hellenic Parliament in Consortium with the Italian Parliament (Chamber of Deputies and Senate of the Republic) and the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia under the European Delegation to Armenia.

The event was attended by officials from the EU Delegation in Armenia, the National Assembly of Armenia, the Hellenic Parliament, the Italian Parliament (Italian Chamber of Deputies and Senate of the Republic), the Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia Office and the Project Team MS members and BC counterparts.

Welcome messages were addressed by H.E. Ms. Andrea Wiktorin, Ambassador, Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Mr. Vassilis Maragos, Head of Unit, DG NEAR, European Commission, Brussels, Mr. Arman Yeghoyan, Chairman of the Standing Committee on European Integration of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia, Mr. Dimitrios Kairidis (MP), A’ Vice – Chairman of the Committee on European Affairs of the Hellenic Parliament, Mr. Dimitrios Markopoulos (MP), Chairman of the Greece – Armenia Friendship Group of the Hellenic Parliament, Mr. Vasileios Bagiokos, Special Secretary to the President of the Hellenic Parliament and Twinning Political Coordinator, Sen. Paola Taverna, Vice President of the Italian Senate of the Republic, Hon. Piero Fassino, Chairman of the Foreign and European Affairs Committee of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, and Mr. Giovanni Nicola Dionisi, Chargé d’ Affaires of the Embassy of Italy to Armenia.

A thorough discussion on the understanding of the Project and ongoing reforms in the National Assembly of Armenia followed led by Ms. Eleni Kanellopoulou, Scientific Associate (Hellenic Parliament, Scientific Service), Member State Project Leader and Component Leader 2, and Ms. Mari Manukyan, Coordinating Expert of Standing Committee on European Integration (National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia), Project Leader, with the input of Mr. Koryun Sargsyan, Expert of the Standing Committee on European Integration (National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia), Project Contact Person, Mr. Giovanni Rizzoni, Head of the International relations department (Italian Chamber of Deputies), Project Leader for the Italian Parliament, Dr. Vasilios Svolopoulos, Head of the European Projects Innovation Unit (Hellenic Parliament), Member State Deputy Project Leader and Component Leader 1, Ms. Roberta D’ Addio, Head of the Office for relations with international organizations (Italian Senate of the Republic), and Ms. Georgia Makropoulou, Scientific Associate (Hellenic Parliament, Scientific Council), Resident Twinning Adviser (RTA).

The Project is programmed to be implemented within 24 months starting from 15 December 2020. It is the first European Neighbourhood Instrument (ENI) Twinning Project engaging with the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia..

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