• The Secretary-General Message on the International Day of Families May 15, 2014

    As we commemorate this year’s International Day of Families, we recognize the meaningful contributions that families make to advancing the mission of the United Nations.

  • 2014 International Women’s Day Statement for Helen Clark Mar 7, 2014

    This year’s International Women’s Day theme – Equality for Women is Progress for All – states a simple truth. No country will reach its full potential if its female citizens do not enjoy full equality. As the 2015 end date of the Millennium Development Goals nears, and as discussion on the next global development agenda intensifies, there is strong momentum for achieving development with equity, including by eradicating gender inequality and empowering women and girls.

  • Helen Clark: Speech at Launch of “Empowering Lives, Building Resilience – Development Stories from Europe and Central Asia” on Sustainable Energy Dec 11, 2013

    It is my pleasure today to launch the third volume of the series: “Empowering Lives, Building Resilience: Development Stories from Europe and Central Asia”. Its theme, sustainable energy, is particularly timely as the United Nations Decade of Sustainable Energy for All, declared by the General Assembly for 2014 to 2024, is about to begin.

  • Joint Statement on Gender Equality Nov 25, 2013

    On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, representatives of the UN, US, EU, OSCE and Council of Europe Office in Yerevan welcome the 22 November statement of the Women’s Council chaired by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia reaffirming the Government’s commitment to gender equality.


    World leaders meeting a few weeks ago at the UN Special Event on the Millennium Development Goals underscored their commitment “to free humanity from poverty and hunger as a matter of urgency.” In their efforts to accelerate progress to meet the MDGs by their 2015 target date and agree to an ambitious new post-2015 global development agenda, they expressed their resolve to ensure the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people remain at the fore. The theme of this year’s International Day for the Eradication of Poverty “Working together towards a World without discrimination: Building on the experience and knowledge of people in extreme poverty,” reminds us that this objective will require that all of us, as individual citizens, community activists, development actors, and decision-makers confront discrimination in all its manifestations.

  • Speech of UNDP RR at MBBG Project Steering Committee meeting Jun 19, 2013

    This is my honor to welcome you all at this event dedicated to marking the progress of the MBBG project. This is also my honor to be the co-chair of the Project’s Steering Committee and I am happy that UNDP is enjoying full trust of the Government of Armenia as the implementing agency of this ambitious project.

  • Speech of UNDP RR on the occasion of the World Environment Day Jun 5, 2013

    • I am very pleased that today, at this very day, UNDP Armenia, jointly with the Government of Armenia, are giving birth to a new project, which integrates environmental and social concerns into the management of pastures and forests.

  • Sample Speech Aug 29, 11

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