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Turning waste into money and heat – a win-win for people and the environment

In Armenia where forests make up around 11 percent of the territory, every single tree matters. Briquettes - a compressed block of straw, hay and sawdust – can provide low-cost fuel for households…  


New UNDP platform BOOST will use social impact innovation to tackle Covid-19 challenges

To tackle the long-term effects of Covid-19, UNDP Europe and Central Asia is launching BOOST, a regional acceleration program for social impact innovation. It will support emerging solutions in the…  


Armenia receives special support from the UN to tackle the nation’s tobacco dependence as part of the FCTC 2030 project

Armenia has been selected as one of nine countries worldwide to receive dedicated international support from the United Nations in Phase II of the FCTC 2030 project, that is led by the Secretariat of…  


Yandex.Taxi Supports Armenian Urban Specialists Design Public Spaces in Yerevan

Yandex.Taxi has contributed to the UNDP in Armenia “Placemaking: urban co-design as a catalyst for change” project by providing data for comprehensive geographic information system (GIS) analysis. It…  


UNDP ImpactAim Climate Change Technology Accelerator (CCTA) is looking for ventures, targeting Energy Efficiency and Renewables challenges

UNDP in Armenia’s ImpactAim Venture Accelerator, in cooperation with Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF) and ISTC - Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center Foundation, is calling Armenian and…  


Trees are just like humans։ they require love and care - the EU Promotes Community-based Forest Management and Restoration

- Almost thirty-thousand-hectare wood lies in a two-thousand-meter high area of what is known as the “Noyemberyan forestry enterprise”, the branch of HayAntar (ArmForest) in Armenia’s Tavush region.…  


Every obstacle is easier to overcome when there is a helping hand

Recently, I got a chance to volunteer in distribution of emergency packages, including food and personal protective equipment, for lonely elderly residing in our community. This volunteering…  


Petrosyans’ Gastro Yard Opened in Aragyugh

On 5 March the official opening ceremony of Petrosyans’ Gastro Yard took place in Araghyugh village, Kotayk region. The event was organized by UNDP “Integrated Rural Tourism Development” project,…  


UNDP in Armenia and Strelka KB Join Efforts to Design Public Spaces in Yerevan

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Armenia and “KB Strelka,” within the framework of the “Placemaking: urban co-design as a catalyst for change” project, funded by the Russian Federation…  


Joining Efforts at National and International Levels in Support of Updating Armenia’s Nationally Determined Contribution under Paris Agreement

For the purpose to embark on a new journey to update Armenia’s NDC a round table discussion brought together Government authorities, NDC Partnership officials and experts, EU Delegation to Armenia and…  

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