Armenia – Francophonie - Harlem Désir’s visit to Yerevan (October 8 to 11, 2015)


Harlem Désir will represent France at the 31st session of the Ministerial Conference of la Francophonie, which will take place from October 8 to 11 in Yerevan. At the conference, he will reaffirm France’s attachment to the values of Francophonie, as well as the need for francophone countries to resolutely commit themselves to addressing global challenges, such as the refugee crisis and the fight against climate disruption.

On this occasion, he will be received by President Serge Sarkisian and will meet with Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian, as well as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edward Nalbandian. He will work with his interlocutors on cooperation between the EU and Armenia, as well as the development of our bilateral relations.

Harlem Désir will meet with students and alumni of the French University in Armenia as well as representatives of French firms and members of civil society. He will receive the French community of Armenia at the Embassy of France.