15 November 2010
Yerevan, Armenia – The Delegation of the European Union to Armenia and the Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF) launched two books providing useful information on the European Union. Hello Europe and Armenia and the European Union were presented in Yerevan on 15 November at the Erebuni hall of the Erebuni Business Center.
The aim of the two publications is to offer an engaging source of information on the EU, as well as main EU-Armenia developments. The European Union and Armenia is designed for the general public and looks at the history of the EU from its creation to its current structure and its prospects for the future. It also elaborates on the progressively increasing relations between the EU and Armenia. Hello Europe targets the youth, in particular high school students. It is, thus, structured in an even more interactive and user-friendly format than the first book. Both are rich with illustrations and graphic outlines to facilitate the intake of information. The overall goal is to provide an interesting read, while serving as a useful source of information.
“With the launch of negotiations on an Association Agreement, the EU and Armenia have entered a new stage in relations. Learning more about the EU is, therefore, timely and essential”, said the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia Raul de Luzenberger.
The publications were written to help ordinary Armenian citizens understand what the EU is and how it functions, and to form their own perspectives on EU-Armenia relations. They also aim at showing how European institutions and the historical European integration process relate to shared European and global values, approaches and aspirations. The books will be widely disseminated throughout Yerevan and the regions of Armenia. They will serve as background material for seminars and may be used in school and university classes.
“The European Union and European values play a much bigger role in Armenia today than an ordinary citizen realizes. We decided to face that challenge and engage in a serious conversation about Europe with citizens, particularly young citizens, in their own language”, said Gevorg Ter-Gabrielyan, EPF Country Director.
Both books are prepared as part of the EPF Europe Program which aims at disseminating information on the European Union in Armenia. The publication is made possible with the support of USAID and the European Union.
For further information, please contact Isabella Sargsyan at (374.10) 58.60.95, email@example.com
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