Democratic Governance

  • Youth Studies Center Youth Studies Center UNDP assistance is focused on supporting the establishment of the Youth Studies Center and promoting evidence-based approach to research, policy formulation and implementation.

  • Women in local democracyWomen in local democracySince its independence in 1991, Armenia has ratified over 50 Conventions and other international legal instruments reaffirming its commitment, among others, to equality between women and men, including equal representation of women in decision-making processes. Policy changes, however, are slow to translate into the day-to-day experiences of most Armenian citizens. Consequently, the level of women’s representation and meaningful participation in governance and decision-making continues to be low.

  • European Union Advisory Group to the Republic of ArmeniaEuropean Union Advisory Group to the Republic of ArmeniaThe European Union Advisory Group will assist Armenian authorities in the preparation to negotiate, conclude and implement the Association Agreement, including the free trade agreement.

  • Enhancement of Border Management Capacities of Bavra-Ninotsminda BCPs between Armenia and GeorgiaEnhancement of Border Management Capacities of Bavra-Ninotsminda BCPs between Armenia and GeorgiaUNDP supports in introducing the European standards of Integrated Border Management at the Bavra-Ninotsminda Border Crossing Point on the Armenia-Georgia border with the ultimate goal to facilitate trade and transit and enhance the movement of people across the border.

  • Modernization of Bagratashen, Bavra, Gogavan Border Crossing Points of the Republic of ArmeniaModernization of Bagratashen, Bavra, Gogavan Border Crossing Points of the Republic of ArmeniaUNDP’s role as an implementing partner is to assist the Government of Armenia in modernisation of Bagratashen, Bavra and Gogavan border crossing points (BCPs) of Armenia for aligning them to the IBM international standards aimed at the facilitation of the movement of people and goods across the border.

  • Kolba Innovations Lab Kolba Innovations Lab UNDP’s innovation programmes are conducted through the Kolba Innovation Lab: an outward-facing platform that acts as a network to facilitate the connection of ideas, groups and initiatives. Through Kolba Lab, UNDP offers a platform for citizens and innovators to involve themselves in the development process, defining the problem they want to solve, and providing the space to incubate their idea, project, or social start-up. Kolba Lab has generated citizen-led projects in local governance, human rights, and the green economy.

  • Improving access to services and participation of persons with disabilities Improving access to services and participation of persons with disabilities The overarching goal of the Project is to contribute to the progressive fulfilment of the rights of persons with disabilities so that they receive services and support in accordance with their needs and have increased participation in social and economic life.

OUR WORK - DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE

UNDP is currently implementing a number of innovative projects, such as providing high-level policy advice to Armenian authorities in areas such as human rights and democracy, justice, liberty and security and free trade in the frame of Armenia’s EU integration policy; modernizing three Armenian-Georgian border crossing points (together with the European Union and the National Security Council), which implies also enhanced accountability, transparency and integrity of border agencies to facilitate trade and transit and instil public confidence.

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