On March 20 an online public discussion was held, with the participation of representatives of member-organizations of Union of Armenians in Europe, dedicated to the issue of supporting Armenians arriving in Europe because of the war between Ukraine and Russia.
The conference was attended by the chairman of UAE Arthur Hovhannisyan from Bulgaria, vice-president of UAE Artak Sergoyan from Belgium, representative members of the organization Vardan Tadevosyan from Armenia, Armenuhi Mkhitaryan from Poland, Hayk Eghiazaryan from Spain, Levon Khachatryan from France, Kristine Gevorgyan, Karo Kumruyan and the secretary of the organization Karine Hovasapyan from Bulgaria.In particular, it was mentioned during the online meeting, that as for the past three weeks the organization has been actively supporting the Ukrainian- Armenians, including possible financial support from the organization’s budget, as well as various events have been organized to support our compatriots.
The UAE representatives have their great role in providing financial and moral- psychological support to our Ukrainian compatriots. They organized the reception and accommodation of Ukrainian -Armenians, provided with possible material support including food, clothes and providing with temporary living conditions.
It’s also important, that the representatives of the organization in neighboring countries also have provided with informational support and continue to provide especially to those, who can not orientate which country to leave for or how to return to Armenia. In this regard, the organization also cooperated with community structures and Armenian embassies.
At the end of the discussion the members of the UAE made different suggestions on the organization and coordination of the further activities of the organization.UAE press service 22.02.22