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Entrepreneurs from Armenia on PPP Training in Romania

Armenian 5 business representatives took part in the training session on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in Romania on August 3-5 in the framework of the EU-funded project SolveNet. The event was also attended by SME representatives from Moldova, Romania and Ukraine. The participants not only gained practical knowledge on PPP but also had an opportunity to enlarge their partnership network by regarding the possibilities of further cooperation.

 As one of the Armenian participants of the training session Vilen Khachatryan, economist and Business Consultant at “Vik&Vil” LLC, shared his impressions, “[during the event] the participants were granted the opportunity to present PPP examples based on experience of their countries. Moreover, the fact that many of the participants came from several EaP countries created wide opportunities in terms of cooperation and joint implementation of new projects”. “The project gave our Foundation the opportunity to enlarge its scope of popularity that I prioritize for the development of our market”, noted Davit Arshakyan, Business Consultant at Berd Women’s Resource Center Foundation. And Sona Khojoyan, Marketing and PR Manager at “MAP” CJSC, concluded her impressions by saying “I enjoyed it greatly: interesting project, wonderful country, pleasant people… It was a great honour for me to take part in this event and represent our company in Romania”.

 Project Description

NGO “European Integration” is implementing project “Citizen engagement in the prioritization, design and implementation of local development policies (SolveNet)” in Armenia in cooperation with SMART Development Center, Romania (Main Applicant); Association for Cross Border Cooperation “Lower Danube Euroregion”, Romania; Agency of Sustainable Development and European Integration “Lower Danube” Euroregion, Ukraine and “The Institute of Public Policy”, Republic of Moldova. The project is funded by the European Union in the framework of the Joint Operational Programme “Black Sea Basin 2007-2013”

The overall objective of the project is Capacity building for organizations of civil society in order to strengthen their role in the prioritization, design and implementation of local and regional development public policies.

In Armenia the target groups of the project are:

• Non-governmental organizations from the regions of Tavush, Gegharkunik and Syunik,

• Local public administrations that are decision makers,

• The Business community from the regions of Tavush, Gegharkunik and Syunik.

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