November 23, 2016
The Second Annual “East Invest 2 Annual Partner Conference” took place in Yerevan on 27 October 2016, bringing together over 100 business support organisations from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine with the EU Member States to discuss the private sector’s engagement in policy-making across the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries. The event was held as part of the “EU4Business Week in Armenia” and representatives of the European Commission, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Organisation for Economic Development and Cooperation (OECD), International Trade Centre (ITC) and the East Invest 2 consortium partners attended. The conclusions and recommendations of the conference, were summarised in a Declaration from EaP and EU private sector organisations. Action Diplomacy is the Communications agency for East Invest 2, and promotes the EU-funded project amongst key stakeholders and target audiences by focusing on the promotion of entrepreneurship, development of vocational training, as well as the fight against corruption.