TWINNING PROJECT

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

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Public Awareness Event was held on Wednesday, 1st of December 2021.

The Public Awareness Event of the European Union’s Twinning Project “Strengthening the capacity of the National Assembly of Armenia to further support CEPA oversight and implementation” was held in a hybrid mode on Wednesday, 1st of December 2021.To open the Event, Vice President of the RA National Assembly Mr. Ruben Rubinyan, Chair of the Standing Committee on European Integration Mr. Arman Yeghoyan, Chief of Staff-Secretary General Mr. Vahan Naribekyan, was joined by the Head of European Union Delegation to Armenia Ambassador Andrea Wiktorin, the Head of the Delegation of the Hellenic Parliament Mr. Dimitrios Markopoulos, Chairman of the Greece-Armenia Friendship Group and Mr. Giulio Centemero, Head of the Italy-Armenia Friendship Group of the Italian Chamber of Deputies.

The members of the Project Team and the Political Coordinator, Special Secretary of the Hellenic Parliament Mr. Vasileios Bagiokos presented aspects of the Project.The thematic speech on “Legal Approximation in Armenia: Challenges and Perspectives” was delivered by Dr. Anna Khvorostiankina, Academic Coordinator of Legal Approximation Laboratory, Brusov State University, Armenia.

A Panel Discussion on issues from the main and thematic speeches was held between Mr. Arman Yeghoyan, MP National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia, Chair of the Standing Committee on European Integration, Mr. Ioannis – Michail Loverdos, MP Hellenic Parliament, Member of the Committees on European Affairs and Public Administration, Public Order and Justice, Mr. Lazaros Tsavdaridis, MP Hellenic Parliament, Member of the Committees on European Affairs and Economic Affairs, Mr. Dimitrios Markopoulos, MP Hellenic Parliament, Chairman of the Greece-Armenia Friendship Group and Mr. Giulio Centemero, MP Italian Chamber of Deputies, Chairman of Italy-Armenia Friendship Group – via ZoomThe Panel was coordinated by Mr. Emilio Cricchio, Journalist/Reporter, CivilNet News.

Twinning Project’s on-site missions to the National Assembly of Armenia.

Twinning Project’s two on-site missions (C1.1-3rd mission and C2.1-2nd mission) to the National Assembly of Armenia, took place from September 27th to October 1st 2021, including a multitude of hospitable, fruitful meetings and discussions among the Project partners, organized by the BC Project Team.  

MS Project Team delegation, headed by MS PL Ms. Eleni Kanellopoulou, received a warm welcome by Mr. Vahan Naribekyan, Chief of Staff–Secretary General of the National Assembly. Both sides underlined the importance of bilateral cooperation, within the framework of the Twinning Project and expressed their commitment towards its successful implementation. The new Resident Twinning Advisor, Mr. Nektarios Kyriakou was introduced and received warmly by BC partners. 

The Chairman of NA Standing Committee on European Integration, Mr. Arman Yegoyan, Mr. Arsen Torosyan MP and the BC Project Leader Ms. Mari Manukyan received the Project Team delegation and the STEs, discussed the work done during the previous months under COVID-19 restrictions and further planned the Project activities for the upcoming months. 

Experts team had a series of peer-to-peer meetings hosted by the Heads of Expert & Analytical Department, HR and IT Departments and Standing Committees. The aim was to get a better understanding of how the work at the NA is organized at different levels and how the Project may assist in upgrading the existing work systems, to enhance the institutional structures and tools through a more competent, participatory and transparent representation, and enhance the capacity of the NA staff in performing the core parliamentary functions. 

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