EU, Council of Europe provide 2.2million euro for new projects in Armenia
The Council of Europe and European Union will carry out four projects in Armenia under the Programmatic Cooperation Framework in 2015-2017.
The projects will focus on improving electoral processes in the country, combatting ill-treatment and impunity, strengthening healthcare and human rights protection in Armenian prisons, as well as fighting corruption in higher education in Armenia.
The projects are funded by the EU and the Council of Europe, and are implemented by the Council of Europe. The total budget of these projects is 2.2mn euro. In addition to these country-specific projects, Armenia also participates in 14 regional initiatives covering several countries.