- Armenia’s Foreign Ministry condemns Azerbaijan’s plans to remove “Armenian traces” from historical sites.
- Fresh footage is released of Azerbaijani soldiers desecrating a church in Karin Tak in Nagorno-Karabakh.
- In 2021, Armenia experienced a net migration rate of -43,874.
Lavrov compares Karabakh to Kosovo and Donbas, stressing need for
There is no section of the 2020 Karabakh ceasefire statement that Azerbaijan has not violated, said Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan today prior to a press conference with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, in Moscow. Armenia is working to raise the issue of Azerbaijan’s non-compliance with the International Court of Justice’s ruling last month to unblock the Lachin corridor with the United Nations Security Council, according to Yeghishe Kirakosyan, Armenia’s representative to the court. Credits: Ruptly
‘We’re moving full force on this’: Armenia to set up
Late last year, Armenia’s Economy Ministry put forward a proposal to set up a dry port in Gyumri, envisaging the creation of a large industrial park and special economic zone in the city. Charle Malas, project lead and advisor to Economy Minister Vahan Kerobyan, sat down with CivilNet’s Mark Dovich to discuss the dry port and what it could contribute to Armenia’s development.
Business Week Armenia: Ukraine war migration to Armenia tops 100,000
In this week’s edition of CivilNet’s business digest: Ukraine war migration to Armenia tops 100,000, Yerevan says Viva-MTS, Armenia’s biggest telecoms firm, may go up for sale Still no date for fresh tax breaks for Armenian tech companies
Armenian, Russian foreign ministers to hold talks as tensions with
Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan will travel to Moscow next week for talks with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov. Armenia’s Foreign Ministry accused Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev of making territorial claims against Armenia in a speech yesterday in Ankara. Armenian Defense Minister Suren Papikyan met with Imangali Tasmagambetov, the head of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, in Yerevan. Credits: Ruptly
Educating Armenia’s next generation of environmentally conscious professionals
Alen Amirkhyan is the director of the American University of Armenia’s Acopian Center for the Environment. Amirkhanyan sat down with CivilNet to discuss a new bachelor’s degree in Environmental and Sustainability Sciences that will be available starting this fall. Amirkhanyan explained why AUA decided to launch this new degree program, how students can address financing issues, what sort of subjects students will learn and how all this will translate into positive change for Armenia.
EU4Environment introduces the Product Environmental Footprint methodology in Armenia
Resource scarcity and the need for sustainable practices are key issues in the transition towards a green and Circular Economy. For this reason, under the European Union (EU) funded EU4Environment programme, UNIDO is helping industries in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) region become greener by introducing practices related to Circular Economy and Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP). Specifically, on 13 March 2023, a hybrid event took place in Armenia’s capital to introduce the potential impact of the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) methodology in Armenian Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). The methodology, part of the EU Single Market for Green Products […]
AND IN OTHER NEWS: Azerbaijani Media Look Towards A New
This month, a lot has changed and a lot hasn’t. The International Court of Justice’s demand that Azerbaijan ensure freedom of transit through the Lachin Corridor had left us with the expectation that it would open soon enough, and yet weeks later there is little change. Instead, Azerbaijan has doubled down on its contention that the corridor isn’t closed, while simultaneously asserting the fact it has the right to do whatever it is doing, which of course is an effective blockade of the Armenian population. Within days of the ICJ ruling, suspicions were heightened by the visit of Russian Foreign […]
Pashinyan suggests Russia appeals to UNSC if obligations can’t be
Armenia and Azerbaijan entered a fourth round of talks over a peace treaty after Yerevan received new proposals from Baku. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan stated that Russia should appeal to the United Nations Security Council if it cannot fulfill its obligations to ensure security in Nagorno-Karabakh. 108,000-110,000 people from Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine have moved to Armenia since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine last year, according to Economy Minister Vahan Kerobyan. Credits: Ruptly