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Statement on International Women’s Day

Women and girls are impatient for change, and it’s easy to understand why. Women still earn only 77 cents for every dollar men earn for the same work. At least 200 million women and girls alive today…  


UK Good Governance Fund Supports Project Empowering Women and Youth in Armenia

Today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Armenia, in partnership with the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Development and OxYGen Foundation and with funding from the UK…  


Women’s Economic Empowerment in South Caucasus

Yerevan, 13 December 2018 – Today the “Women’s Economic Empowerment in South Caucasus” project was launched with participation of main stakeholders from national, regional and local governments,…  


Nune’s Story

Nune Yediagaryan’s sewing workshop is an example of persistence and hard work. It was precisely her belief and refusal to take ‘no’ for an answer that Nune now has an established sewing workshop with…  


International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Statement by the Heads of UN agencies, UNDP, UNICEF, UN WOMEN and UNFPA, calling for solidarity with survivors and survivor advocates and women’s human rights defenders who are working to prevent and…  


Intensive Orchards

In Tavush with the help of UNDP 12 non-formal agricultural groups established 40.1 ha of new fruit orchards, three of which are entirely women-led. These women oversee 9.224 ha of land. They used…  


The “Berd Berry” project

The project aims to conserve these valuable plant genetic resources in Navur, Itsakar, Verin Karmiraghbyur and Berd communities, with the aim of securing employment opportunities among local women.…  


Support to Rural Communities- Energy Efficient Greenhouses

These greenhouses are 135 square meters each and operate with drip irrigation system adding to sustainability in scarce water resource environment. Expert estimates show that during the high season of…  


Francophonie Summit Parallel event - Democratic and Inclusive Local Development

In the framework of the Summit of the Francophonie that took place in Yerevan on 11-12 October, the United Nations Development Programme, the French Association of Rural Mayors and the RA Ministry of…  


Wine Production in Berd, Tavush region

Eliza and Rafik, who after their retirement dedicated their life to agriculture and winemaking have been given the opportunity to professionalise their winemaking business. With her health issues…  

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