On 17 May 2016, a regular meeting of the Interagency Monitoring Committee for the Action Plan 2012-2016 implementing the concept for the policy of state regulation of migration in the Republic of Armenia took place in Erebuni Plaza Business Centre. The Meeting was attended by the representatives of state agencies, international organizations, NGOs and academia. Mr Gagik Yeganyan, Head of State Migration Service, presented the process of development of the new Migration Strategy and its Action Plan for 2017-2021 as well as the draft outline of the Strategy. Ms Ovsanna Babayan, National Democratization Programme Officer at the OSCE Yerevan Office, and national experts Mr Aram Vartikyan and Ms Anna Minasyan spoke about the results of 2012-2016 Migration Strategy and mentioned the importance of impact assessment in the process of development of new strategy and Action Plan. Mr Hambartsum Abrahamyan, SMS Head of Staff, noted the significance of interaction of new priority direction – migration and development. Next meeting will take place in July 2016.