• BACC asbl welcomed two students from the French University in Armenia, Margarit Hovhanisyan and Azat Aleksanyan, and contributed by finding interesting internship opportunities at AWEX and European Friends of Armenia. Due to the success of the operation, BACC asbl will organise more internships for Armenian students in Belgium in the future, along with UFAR.


  • Support mission to assist the insurance company Allianz in exploration operation in Armenia and Georgia
  • With a view to foster cultural exchanges between Belgium and Armenia, BACC asbl brought its administrative and logistical support to the project “Last minute in Erevan”, a theatre piece introducing Armenian culture to Belgian students
  • Participation to the second International Business Forum for Belgium, Luxembourg and the Eurasian Economic organised in November in Moscow


  • Visit to Yerevan on 24th of April 2015 by the board of the BACC (Bernard Coulie, Valery Safarian & Yannick Kalantarian) on the occasion of the commemoration of the Armenian genocide centennial
  • Reception organised by the BACC in Yerevan at Ani Plaza Hotel on the occasion of 10th anniversary of the Chamber in the presence of the Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders


  • Economic mission and conference by Tractebel in Yerevan. Among others, talks of a merger between a renowned Belgian company in the construction sector and a market leading company in Armenia
  • Sponsoring of the Belgian and European boxing champion of Armenian descent Alex Miskirtchian in his semi-finale bout for a World title at the Country Hall of Liege in the presence of His Excellency Didier Reynders Foreign Affairs Minister, Willy Borsus Mayor of the City of Liège and Philip Suinen Chairman of WBI (Wallonia Brussels International)
  • Contribution to the NATO magazine in June 2014


  • Economic mission of the BACC to support Tractebel (GDF Suez) in its participation in a public tender organised by the Ministry of Energy in Armenia – Successful operation as Tractebel obtained the contract in 2014


  • Official visit of the President of the independent Republic of Karabakh in Brussels. Economic conference organised by the BACC at Thon Hotel in the presence of His Excellency Bako Sahakyan


  • Co-ordination by the BACC of an economic mission for the federal and the regions with the presence of HE Gunther Sleewagen, Director of Europe- Asia department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belgium and thirty Belgian business managers representing all regions of the country


  • “Armenwal” mission in Armenia attended by Philippe Suinen, Chairman of AWEX and around twenty representatives of Walloon companies
  • Shooting and financing of the popular show “Les belges au bout du monde, Bernard Coulie en Armenie” directed and broadcasted by TV5 Monde in collaboration with the European Friends of Armenia (EuFoA)


  • “Armenwal” conference at the circle of Wallonia in Namur with an objective of reaching ten strategic partnerships between Walloon and Armenian companies in the pharmaceutical, IT and other technologies sectors
  • BACC hosts students from UFAR (French University in Armenia) in Belgium for their international traineeship program


  • Conference at the headquarters of AXA Belgium entitled “Banking and Insurance sectors in Armenia, latest developments and prospects” in the presence of His Excellency the Minister of Economy of Armenia Y. Yengoyan, P. Gurdjian (Managing Director of McKinsey & Co) and a group of guests active in the Belgian banking and insurance sectors (A. Van Varenberg from GrasSavoye, V. Querton from JLL Benelux etc.)
  • Second economic mission of the AWEX in Armenia, jointly organised with the BACC. Among the attendees, Mrs. Chantal De Bleu Director at AWEX and a dozen company managers from Wallonia and Brussels


  • Conference in Brussels entitled “Armenia and Georgia: two markets open to Belgian Investments” attended by around fifty Belgian companies managers and in the presence of Georgian Ambassador Salome Samadashvili and her counterpart Vigen Tchitetchian, Ambassador of Armenia
  • Supporting mission to assist the AWEX (Walloon Agency for Export) and its chairman Philippe Suinen in their exploratory operation in Armenia


  • BACC’s first supporting operation to assist the FIT (Flanders Investments and Trade) during an exploratory mission in Armenian


  • Foundation of the Belgian Armenian Chamber of Commerce by a group of volunteers active and familiar with this type of structure and lead by Valéry Safarian
  • Initial meeting gathering Belgian managers of Armenian descent and other supporters of the BACC at Hotel Amigo (Pierre Gurdjian from McKinsey & Co, Albert Karaziwan from Semlex, Yannick Kalantarian from Crazy Horse Paris & Puzzle Advertising, André Safarian from Senselight, Dr. Taniyel Dikranian, Pierre Safarian from Senselight & Tertium, Michel Davoudian from Infodis, Grisha Safarian from Chocolate Grand Place, etc.)
  • First conference at the cultural center De Zeyp entitled “Armenia, a country full of Opportunities for Belgian Businessmen” in the presence of the Ambassador of Armenia Vigen Tchitetchian and the Rector of UCL Bernard Coulie