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Gastro Yard Opened in Areni

The official opening ceremony of Gastro Yard took place in the village of Areni in Vayots Dzor region. The event was organized in the framework of Integrated Rural Tourism Development (IRTD) project,…  


UNDP supports the launch of Granatus Ventures’ new fund targeting SDG oriented tech ventures

Today UNDP in Armenia signed an agreement with Granatus Ventures to establish and manage the Granatus Tech4SDG Fund. The Fund, with a target size of USD 40 million, will make investments in…  


Reform agenda at the heart of Regional Director’s visit to Armenia

Yerevan, 19 March 2019 – During her first official visit to Armenia, UNDP’s Regional Director for Europe and CIS Mirjana Spoljaric Egger discussed with her counterparts the country’s development…  


Artificial intelligence to help advance tourism in Armenia

Armenia today launched Travelinsights, an artificial intelligence tool to help improve the country’s emerging tourism industry by gathering real-time perceptions of services and popular…  


Government of Japan Supports Capacity Building of Electoral Management Bodies of Armenia

Today at the Government office, UNDP Resident Representative in Armenia Mr. Dmitry Mariyasin and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan Mr. Jun Yamada signed an agreement, officially…  


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…  


Energy Efficiency Promotion EAEU Project: achievements and prospects

The Steering Committee video conference of the project “Regulatory Framework to Promote Energy Efficiency in the Countries of Eurasian Economic Union” took place on 12 February 2018. The project is…  


“tech4Impact: driving change for SDGs”

On 19 December, UNDP ImpactAim, jointly with Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center and Europe’s leading climate innovation initiative Climate-KIC, organized “Tech4impact: Driving change for…  


Modernization of 59 km of street lighting in urban roads was carried out in 18 communities

The “Green Urban Lighting” project summarized its results since inception in 2014. During the five years, modernization of 59 km of street lighting of major urban roads was carried out in 18…  


More than 800 children can now learn and exercise in a fully renovated Child and Youth Center

On 18 December, the solemn opening ceremony of renovated Child and Youth Center #3 was held in Erebuni administrative district of Yerevan. About 800 children attending the 34 hobby groups of the…  

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