By RA Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs
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02-03-2017
RA Deputy Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Arsen Karamyan participated in UEFA Development Forum
RA Deputy Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Arsen Karamyan participated in the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Development Forum held in Tbilisi from February 28 to March 2.

The delegation of the Republic of Armenia included RA Deputy Minister of Education and Science Davit Sahakyan, First Vice-President of the Football Federation of Armenia Armen Minasyan and Head of the National Teams Division of the Federation Marina Tashchyan.

During the UEFA Development Forum, national delegations of 22 countries discussed various issues on the development and popularization of football, touched upon the experiences of countries such as Sweden and Ireland, considered the issues on state funding for football and identified the current challenges.

They paid special attention to popular sport institutions in Eastern Europe, the engagement of girls and women in football, the popularization of football in schools and the development of sport clubs.

The participants shared the view that football is not only a highly recognized sport, but also has a positive impact on different layers and sectors of society.