Valeria Kormys joins AUA Acopian Center through the EU IVY Program

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Valeria Kormysh is a fresh master’s graduate from Italy in International Relations with a focus on EU – Latin American relations. As a student, Valeria promoted and assisted different EU Youth Programs such as Erasmus+, ESC, Salto Youth in the United Kingdom and Spain. Furthermore, she was involved as a researcher at the Universidad de las Américas de Puebla (Mexico) where she analyzed the migration flows in the state of Puebla and created reports and assessments about the political situation of villages experiencing social conflicts. During her volunteering at the Acopian Center for the Environment, Valeria will bring her analytical and research skills to support researchers of Copernicus assisted environmental monitoring across the Black Sea Basin – PONTOS project with the assessments in the project’s pilot site ( She will assist the team in organizing and processing the data and information through the preparation of reports and articles.
Valeria is volunteering at the American University of Armenia (AUA) Acopian Center for the Environment within the EU Interreg Volunteer Youth (IVY) programme, which offers an opportunity to young people aged 18-30 to volunteer in EU’s cross-border, transnational, or interregional programmes and related projects. With solidarity and volunteering at the heart of IVY, this initiative is part of the European Solidarity Corps. Read more about IVY on the official website: