Ani Antonyan Won Student Essay Competition on the Future of the Eastern Partnership 2019
Ani Antonyan, Bachelor student (class of 2019) in Political Science at Russian-Armenian University, won the Student Essay Competition on the Future of the Eastern Partnership 2019.
The competition was open for all students from the Eastern Partnership countries, Armenia, Belarus, Ukraine, Republic of Moldova, Azerbaijan and Georgia.
Among the 5 finalists from Armenia, Ani’s essay was selected as the winner by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland. The Competition coordinator in Armenia was the Embassy of Poland.
Ani, among the other winners of the Competition, was invited to attend EaP 10th Anniversary Forum, which took place in Brussels, Belgium, on May 12-14, where she received honorary congratulation letters from the FA Minister of the Republic of Poland and the FA Minister of the Republic of Lithuania.
In her winning submission, Ani wrote about the importance of complementary policy for Armenia, "My essay focused on Armenia’s foreign policy, in particular, the political process between Armenia and the EU and Armenia’s future in that context". She claims that given Armenia’s values and potential, it can become an important partner for the EU and contribute to the development of the Union.
In addition, Ani Antonyan has been invited to attend the IV YES-Forum: EU Youth Conference in Vilnius, Lithuania.