The Foreign Minister received the Deputy Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and CISFeb 22, 2013
Yerevan, 22 February 2013 – Today, RA Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian received Deputy Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS Haoliang Xu.
Minister Nalbandian noted that last year Armenia marked the 20th anniversary of its UN membership, and it can be registered that during these two decades Armenia is actively engaged in the activities of the organization. The Minister expressed his satisfaction with the efficient activities of the UN Office in Armenia during these twenty years.
Expressing gratitude for reception, Haoliang Xu highly appreciated the existing cooperation between the Government of Armenia and UNDP and noted that the projects implemented by the UN in Armenia have become more efficient and more inclusive from year to year.
They were of the same view that the 2010-2015 UNDAF includes a wide scope of issues that with UN expertise and support will enable Armenia to implement many projects towards achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.
During the meeting the parties also discussed the process of implementation of joint initiatives between Armenia and the UNDP.