Executive Vice President Dombrovskis represents the EU at the EBRD’s 2024 Annual Meeting in Armenia

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Executive Vice-President and Commissioner for Trade Valdis Dombrovskis will attend the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) 2024 Annual Meeting & Business Forum in Yerevan, Armenia, on Wednesday and Thursday. 

During his visit, he will participate in a panel discussion on Critical Raw Materials (CRM), witness the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between EBRD and Kazakhstan to develop its mining sector sustainably – part of implementing the EU-Kazakhstan CRM roadmap. He will also take part in the EBRD Board of Governors Plenary session. 

Dombrovskis will meet with senior Armenian government officials, including President Vahagn Khachaturyan, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, as well as Deputy Prime Ministers, Mr. Mher Grigoryan and Mr. Tigran Khachatryan. Additionally, he will meet with Moldova’s Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Dumitru Alaiba, and Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation, Ms. Rania Al-Mashat.

The EBRD 2024 Annual Meeting & Business Forum, a globally significant event with the overarching theme of ‘Delivering Impact Together,’ serves as a crucial platform for international discussions on how to foster economic resilience and growth in a rapidly changing world. This year’s programme features high-level discussions, panels, and speakers addressing pivotal global topics such as fintech and cybersecurity, sustainable infrastructure, and economic inclusion.

For the public’s convenience, the panel discussion on Critical Raw Materials, a crucial aspect of the EBRD 2024 Annual Meeting, will be live streamed on Thursday.  

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