Today students, journalists, diplomats and general public celebrated the Arabic Language Day at the UN and spoke about its role as one of the UN official languages and its contribution to the promotion of UN values.
Students of the Eurasia International University will have more opportunities to learn more about the UN values, global agenda and UN work in Armenia.
Human Rights Day marks the anniversary of the adoption by the General Assembly of the landmark Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The creation of the position of High Commissioner for Human Rights in 1993 has enabled an independent, authoritative voice to speak out for human rights worldwide.
Photo-contest and exhibition, debate on human rights and a theatre performance were the culmination of a campaign, which marked the Human Rights Day, giving an opportunity for Armenian youth and general public to increase their knowledge on human rights and to share their personal experiences in promotion and protection of human rights.
On the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, December 3, UNICEF and "Pyunic" Armenian Association for Persons with Disabilities organized an exhibition in the UN House in Armenia.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's message on the International Day of the persons with Disabilities.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's message on World Aids Day.
Representatives of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, United Nations agencies, international and local NGOs, and the Red Cross movement have come together for a two-day simulation exercise to review and strengthen their coordinated approach in response to potential large-scale disasters.
Op-ed by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Violence against women and girls directly affects individuals while harming our common humanity. Watch video clip A Promise is a Promise: UN Secretary-General's Campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women
Today at UN House, a joint press conference was held to announce the launching of 2013 "16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence" campaign in Armenia. The conference was attended by Mr. Bradley Busetto, the UN Resident Coordinator in Armenia, as well as heads of delegations from the US embassy, the European Union Delegation, the OSCE and the Council of Europe.
Exhibition-Sale and photo-gallery by refugee women on the occasion of "16 Days Against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence" campaign.
ATTENTION: the deadline for submission of the photos to the contest is extended till November 28, 3 pm.
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) began this week providing assistance to 5,000 Syrian Armenians displaced from Syria who have sought protection in Armenia. The 6-month-assistance project is funded the government of the Russian Federation.