Armenia to host 31st Ministerial Conference of the Francophonie

Armenia will host the 31st Ministerial Conference of the Francophonie October 10-11.

Invitations have been sent out to the Foreign Minister of 80 countries. About 500 representatives of the Secretariat of the International Organization of the Francophonie and the member states are expected to arrive in Yerevan to participate in the conference.

Urgent issues on the Francophonie agenda will be discussed. Reference will be made to urgent global and regional issues, corresponding resolutions will be adopted.

The conference will be followed by the official visit of Secretary-General of the International Organization of the Francophonie Michaëlle Jean to Armenia.

The Ministerial conference will be accompanied by a rich cultural program with Charles Aznavour’s concert on October 10 as a key event.

Musical groups are expected to arrive from France and Haiti. Concerts in Yerevan and Gyumri are planned.