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  • Mr. Eduardo Eurnekian – UNDP National Goodwill Ambassador Sep 13, 2013

    Yerevan, 13 September 2013 – For his instrumental role in supporting sustainable development in Armenia, for his efforts in the country aimed at reducing poverty, bridging regional disparities, creating jobs and improving the quality of services, today the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Armenia appointed Eduardo Eurnekian, a prominent Argentinean-Armenian businessman and one of the largest investors in Armenia, as its first ever National Goodwill Ambassador.

  • Education, Health Care, Honest and Responsive Government, and Jobs Top Priorities for People Worldwide, UN Report Sep 10, 2013

    10 September 2013, New York - The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented today a new report “A Million Voices: The World We Want”. The report summarizes the findings from public consultations and surveys that engaged more than 1.3 million people in all 193 UN Member States since August 2012 in an effort to identify priorities for the post-2015 development agenda that will succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

  • UNDP and AMAA support the fresh graduates to enter the labor market Jul 29, 2013

    60 Armenian fresh graduates were hosted in 21 local companies for 6-month paid internship as a result of the 4th round of UNDP “Youth Career Trail” project, co-sponsored by Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA). Thirty of the graduates have been employed at the location of their internships. The other thirty are expected to find employment shortly as they have earned valuable job experience.

  • Call for Proposals EU-NGOs Project: Strengthening Environmental Governance by Building the Capacity of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Jul 3, 2013

    The Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) Small Grants Programme in Armenia opens a call for project proposals in the framework of the “Strengthening Environmental Governance by Building the Capacity of Non-Governmental Organizations” project, funded by the European Union, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and delivered by the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP)”.

  • 55 percent of college students find work after graduation Jul 2, 2013

    Around 55 percent of college graduates find employment after graduating from vocational education (VET) institutions, while the average timeframe to find a job is six months, reveals the 2010-2011 VET Graduate Tracer Study, launched today with participation of Armen Ashotyan, Minister of Education and Science, and Sophie Kemkhadze, UNDP Officer-in-Charge.

  • In new video, UN Secretary-General hails post-2015 agenda as most inclusive global development process Jun 27, 2013

    In a new video, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls the engagement of more than 750,000 people from 194 countries in setting a new global development agenda “a historic effort for a historic policy-making process.”

  • Armenia is Among 44 Countries Piloting MDG Acceleration Framework Jun 5, 2013

    Today, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Armenia launched a report - "Youth Employment in Armenia" - developed within the framework of the "The Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Acceleration Framework: Youth Employment in Armenia" initiative.

  • UNDP Develops Capacities of Customs Service and Border Troops Staff May 2, 2013

    On May 2-3 the Training Center of the State Revenue Committee hosts a national workshop on “Searching of Goods and Transport Means” organized within the framework of the EU funded and UNDP implemented “Enhancement of Border Management Capabilities at Bavra-Ninotsminda Border Crossing Point between Georgia and Armenia (BNIBM)” project.

  • Forum of Women Engaged in Local Self-Governance Apr 16, 2013

    Today the opening of the energy efficiency laboratory took place at Yerevan State University of Architecture and Construction (YSUAC) with participation of Aram Harutyunyan, Minister of Nature Protection, Sophie Kemkhadze, UNDP Officer-in-Charge, and Hovhannes Tokmajyan, Rector of YSUAC.

  • United Nations, Armenian Government and their Partners Contribute to the Greening of Yerevan Apr 16, 2013

    Today the opening of the energy efficiency laboratory took place at Yerevan State University of Architecture and Construction (YSUAC) with participation of Aram Harutyunyan, Minister of Nature Protection, Sophie Kemkhadze, UNDP Officer-in-Charge, and Hovhannes Tokmajyan, Rector of YSUAC.

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