At the invitation of the Yerevan European Students’ Forum Association (AEGEE-Yerevan) RSC Director Richard Giragosian presented an overview of Armenia-EU relations at the international youth conference “Armenia Model European Union 2017” in Yerevan on 9 September. The presentation focused on the recently initialed EU-Armenia “Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement” (CEPA), and included the broader context of EU-Russian relations.

The event, “Armenia Model European Union 2017,” is the largest political simulation conference in the South Caucasus, and focuses on decision-making and legislative procedures in the European Union. This year’s “Model EU” political simulation in Armenia, meeting for the seventh year, brought together some 130 youth participants for a three-day series of thematic discussions and debates.