International Youth Day is marked in Armenia today by announcement of a Youth Short Film Contest on Human Rights in Digital Age which is aimed at promoting knowledge of youth on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) is organizing an International Year of Cooperatives (IYC) Short Film Festival.
UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Armenia and Eduardo Eurnekian, founder of Fruitful Armenia Foundation had signed a cost-sharing agreement to support agricultural and micro-business activities in communities of Armavir region.
Dafina Gercheva, UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Armenia and USAID/Armenia staff visited the town of Sevan to tour the waste collection and recycling activities.
Today, UNFPA Armenia held an event devoted to 2012 World Population Day. Representatives from the RoA Government, international and non-governmental institutions, the media, as well as at least one young and talented photographer and 2011 Na/Ne Media Award nominees attended the event.
In meetings which will take place on Monday 16 July from 17h00 to 19h00 and Tuesday 17 July from 12h00 to 15h00 Yerevan time will be webcast live on the Internet at http://www.treatybodywebcast.org/ .
Three important targets on poverty, slums and water have been met three years ahead of 2015, says this year’s Report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), launched on June 2 in New York.
Today, United Nations agencies, the Government of Armenia, donor community, international NGOs and Armenian Red Cross Society launched discussions of issues related to common emergency preparedness at the two-day contingency planning workshop in Yerevan.
An art exhibition which promotes healthy life style, human rights and sustainable development and is dedicated to the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was opened today at the UN House.
Drug abuse and illicit trafficking continue to have a profoundly negative impact on development and stability across the world.
More than 42 million people around the world have been forcibly displaced from their homes and communities...
A report released on 18 June 2012 by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees shows 2011 to have been a record year for forced displacement across borders, with more people becoming refugees than at any time since 2000.
World leaders gather for a momentous occasion — the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro...
“Healthy soil sustains your life: Let’s go land degradation neutral”
The event is dedicated to the Russian Language Day, which is one of the official languages of the United Nations. It aims to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity of the six official languages of the world body and to promote the interest of Armenian youth to the UN.