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The policy design and evaluation course within the framework of the project Developing public servants’ skills: policy design and evaluation supported by the International Visegrad Fund and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea took place on 8-12 April.
On 10 April, the course participants and partner experts met the ambassador of the Czech Republic Petr Pirunčík, the ambassador of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Hacek, and the head of the political-economic section of the embassy of the Republic of Poland Marcin Różycki. The needs of the participants’ institutions and the possibilities to expand international expert cooperation and professional training activities were discussed.
Partner experts’ interviews and other additional materials will be added soon.

4 April CPS president Armen Grigoryan's brief on foreign and economic policy diversification as a priority for Armenia has been included in the European Institute of Romania working paper No. 51, From synergy to strategy in the Black Sea region. Assessing opportunities and challenges.

4 April CPS president Armen Grigoryan spoke about hybrid threats at the parliamentary hearings about the perspectives and challenges of Armenia's European integration (in Armenian).

21 March During a visit to Yeghegnadzor, CPS president Armen Grigoryan and partner experts met the head of the European Union Mission in Armenia Markus Ritter and other mission members, having an insightful discussion on issues of mutual interest.

The project Advancing media literacy and democratic resilience organised in cooperation with CRISP - Crisis Simulation for Peace, with support from the German Federal Foreign Office, has been concluded.
The conference ‘Disinformation and false narratives as component of hybrid threats’ was organised in Yerevan on 5 December, with live streaming by 1in.am (in Armenian). The presentations at the first panel of the conference, ‘The dilemma "security vs democracy": disinformation and false narratives about Armenia’s political situation and foreign policy’ were also covered in detail by the Aravot daily on 12 December and 13 December. Then, the expert discussion ‘Democracy and security’ was hosted by the Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly-Vanadzor on 15 December. Two online expert discussions involving distinguished foreign experts took place as well: ‘The role of social media in dissemination of disinformation’ (video in English available) on 11 December, and ‘Disinformation and false narratives about Armenia's cooperation with the EU’ on 18 December. Collection of articles on disinformation and propaganda narratives related to Armenia’s cooperation with the EU, identity issues, and the role of social media has been published (in Armenian).
Between 23 and 27 October, CPS organised the study visit of a group of Armenian experts to Germany within the project framework. In addition to meetings with researchers and representatives of German NGOs working on the issue of disinformation, the group also discussed the current state of Armenia's relations with Germany and EU and the possibilities for development of relations with officials and think tank representatives. The group was also accepted by the ambassador of Armenia to Germany, H.E. Victor Yengibaryan, and discussed the project and other possibilities for cooperation.
Also in the project framework, media literacy trainings for teachers, young activists and students were organised: in Yerevan on 26 September; in Armavir on 30 September; in Gyumri on 14 and 15 October, with two groups of participants; on 25 November in Ijevan; on 26 November in Talin; on 16 December in Masis; on 17 December in Vanadzor; and on 26 December in Yerevan. Certificates were awarded to 175 participants.

19 December CPS president Armen Grigoryan participated in the expert discussion The current phase of the Armenia-Azerbaijan negotiations organised by the Armenian Institute of International and Security Affairs (in Armenian).

1 December CPS president Armen Grigoryan's interview with 1in.am: 'OSCE promotes bilateral contacts between Baku and Yerevan: What is the co-chairs' role?' (in Armenian).

9-10 November CPS president Armen Grigoryan made a presentation at the 'South Caucasus after “Zeitenwende”: Dimensions of translocality and societal change' conference organised by the Section of Caucasus Studies of the Institute of Slavonic Languages and Caucasus Studies, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena.


The role of social media in dissemination of disinformation: discussion with participation of CPS staff and partner experts, 11 December 2023.


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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