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“Connect Students” Platform by a Young Female Researcher

Hermine Karapetyan, 28, is a fieldwork manager in Youth Studies Institute since 2013. She coordinates research works and the work of interviewers in Yerevan and in other regions of Armenia. She also…  


Women in Public Sector Innovation

Since 2016, UNDP in Armenia teamed up with the EU-supported Kolba Innovations Lab to mainstream innovation practices not only among active citizens, but also public sector in Armenia. Kolba is an…  


If you judge a book by its cover you might miss an amazing story…

The Ministry of Emergency Situations has spent considerable time and resources in the last few years to implement more inclusive and gender responsive projects. It has teamed up with UNDP in Armenia…  


Idea of Yamaka Application by a Female Occupational Therapist

Gayane Hovhannisyan, 28, is an Occupational Therapist, working in the state orphanage in Kharberd, where 220 children with special needs live. She also works for Louse rehabilitation centre where she…  


UNDP in Armenia gender mainstreaming work in 2017

UNDP in Armenia has engaged in multiple initiatives to promote equal rights and opportunities for men and women in Armenia. UNDP has partnered with counterparts from the government and the civil…  


UNDP in Armenia Awarded with the Silver Gender Seal

There are three levels to the Gender Equality Seal: bronze, silver and gold. To receive a Gender Seal, the Country Office has to focus on seven key areas, which are but not limited to management…  


Scaling Up the Impact of Local Ventures

The ImpactAim Venture Accelerator – the first impact accelerator in Armenia – was officially launched today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with ImpactHub Yerevan…  


UNDP continues supporting border communities in Tavush region

A new fruit orchard will be planted in Baghanis village that will boost fruit production in the community. The agro-machinery pool in Sarigyugh-Nerkin Tsaghkavan cluster will help the farmers to…  


The Government of Armenia and the UN set up the world’s first National SDG Innovation Lab

The Government of Armenia and the United Nations have set up the world’s first National SDG Innovation Lab to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Armenia. For the…  


Tourism Research and Development Center Opened in Tavush Region

Today the official opening ceremony of Tavush Tourism Research and Development (R&D) Center took place in Ijevan branch of the Yerevan State University. The event was organized in the framework of…  

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