The Council of Europe and European Union joint project “Strengthening Integrity and Combating Corruption in Higher Education in Armenia” was launched in Yerevan on 27 May 2015.
The duration of the project is 24 months; it isexpected to be completed by 31 December 2016. This project is launched under the European Union and the Council of Europe’s Partnership Cooperation Framework in the Eastern Partnership Countries for 2015-2018. It aims to strengthen integrity and combat corruption in higher education institutions by supporting effective implementation of the related component of the Anti-Corruption Action Plan 2015-2018 of the Republic of Armenia. The Project objective is to support the development of prevention and integrity mechanisms for practicing professionals and to increase good governance in the field of higher education in Armenia.
Key speakers included Mr Traian Hristea, Head of Delegation of European Union to Armenia, Ms Karine Harutyunyan, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia, Ms Natalia Voutova, Head of Council of Europe Office in Yerevan and Ms Katia Dolgova-Dreyer, Head of Unit for Regional and Bilateral Co-operation in CIS and Central Asia Education Department, Directorate of Democratic Citizenship and Participation, Council of Europe.