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We are pleased to begin implementation of the project Advancing media literacy and democratic resilience in cooperation with CRISP - Crisis Simulation for Peace, with support from the German Federal Foreign Office.
The project will include a conference and supplementary online discussions focusing on disinformation and false narratives related to current wars, Armenia’s cooperation with the EU, identity issues, as well as on the role of social media; publication of research articles on the mentioned subject; training of trainers on media literacy; and a study visit of a group of Armenian experts to Germany.

We are pleased to begin implementation of the project Building societal resilience in Armenia by development of strategic communication skills in cooperation with our Lithuanian partner, House of Europe, funded by the Lithuanian Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme. A strategic communication course for Armenian public servants and representatives of civil society organisations will take place in Yerevan in September.

The project Further support for reforms in Armenia with Visegrad Four's know-how, supported by the International Visegrad Fund and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, has been concluded with publication of policy papers and public discussions about some of analysed issues. All project materials are available at the project page.

CPS 2nd assembly convened in Yerevan on 19 April 2023. The assembly revised the work performed since the foundation of the institution in 2019, the current affairs, particularly the perspectives for wider international cooperation, and amending of the CPS charter.
The assembly elected Armen Grigoryan the new president and CEO of CPS.

During the visit to Slovakia in order to meet public officials and experts, CPS vice president Armen Grigoryan on 14-15 February visited the campus of the Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica. Possibilities of future cooperation were discussed with staff members of the Department of Regional Development and Public Economics at the Faculty of Economics; co-director of the Institute for Democracy, Dr Jozef Michal Mintal; and prorector, Professor Peter Terem.
On 16-17 February, several meetings took place in Bratislava. Armen Grigoryan discussed potential cooperation with Rasťo Kužel, executive director of MEMO 98; Col. Rastislav Janota, director of the Cyber Security Department of the Slovak National Security Authority; Amb. Petr Mareš, director of the International Visegrad Fund; Dr Alexander Duleba, senior fellow at the Research Centre of the Slovak Foreign Policy Association; Dr Grigorij Mesežnikov, president of the Institute for Public Affairs; Katarina Klingová, senior research fellow of the Centre for Democracy & Resilience at the GLOBSEC Policy Institute; Tomáš Bokor, director of the Slovak Agency for International Development Cooperation – SlovakAid; briefed a group of experts from the Ministry of Defence of Slovakia on the security dynamics in the South Caucasus region after Russia’s war against Ukraine; briefed Matej Drotár, third secretary of the Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia Department at the Slovak Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs on the latest development in Armenia and the region. Additionally, he discussed the impact of the war in Ukraine on the South Caucasus region with members of the Young Leaders' Programme of the Strategic Analysis think tank.
This action is financially supported by the European Union within the framework of the Mobility Fund for CSO Experts within the Black Sea Region, implemented by FOND - the Romanian NGDO Platform as main coordinator of the Black Sea NGO Forum, in the context of the EU-funded project “Building CSO Capacity for Regional Cooperation within the Black Sea Region” (January 2022 – February 2023).


3rd Eastern partnership e-governance conference Disinformation in the digital age. Effects on democracy, state and society at the University of Tartu.
Panel 1: Challenges by disinformation in the digital age, is between 57:08 - 2:31:15, with CPS vice president Armen Grigoryan's inputs at 1:49:57 - 2:01:00 and 2:26:57 - 2:28:52.


Caucasus Analytical Digest No. 130, including the article Black Sea geopolitics after the Russia–Ukraine war: The view from Armenia by CPS vice president Armen Grigoryan.

CPS vice president Armen Grigoryan's article in New Eastern Europe: The war in Ukraine and historical revisionism.

Disinformation Resilience Index in Central and Eastern Europe in 2021.

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