This week in Europe

Below we would like to draw your attention to the upcoming events in Europe that directly concern or present a particular interest for Armenia. Special attention is paid to international organizations and the scheduled meetings and events in the framework of their activities.

Latvia holds Presidency in EU from the 1st of January 2015. The program of activities of the Latvian Presidency will be debated during the Plenary Session of the European Parliament on 12-15 January. The situation in Ukraine, Egypt and Libya are also in the agenda. A resolution on Freedom of expression in Turkey will be adopted, related to the arrests of journalists and pressure against media.

On 15-16 January the EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn will have an official visit to Georgia.

From the 1st of January Serbia holds the Presidency in OSCE.

Anna Karapetyan