March 8 – International women’s day: a day to commemorate, not to congratulate! While many countries celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8, Armenia kicked off a whole month dedicate to honoring women. It continues through April 7 – the Day of Motherhood and Beauty. Throughout the month, family members, friends and partners shower women with flowers, perfume and other gifts – so much so … Continue reading Women’s empowerment in Armenia: Time to do more and better!
March, 3: World Wildlife Day World Wildlife Day, which is celebrated annually on March 3, is dedicated to celebrating and raising awareness about the world’s wild fauna and flora, and to recognizing the important role played by CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of World Fauna and Flora) in protecting wildlife for this and future generations. UN chief urges ‘more caring’ relationship … Continue reading World Wildlife Day – In Armenia
World Cancer Day is an international day marked on February 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. The primary goal of World Cancer Day is to significantly reduce illness and death caused by cancer and is an opportunity to rally the international community to end the injustice of preventable suffering from cancer. World Cancer Day targets misinformation, raises … Continue reading World Cancer Day – In Armenia
World Wetlands Day is annually held on February 2 to celebrate how wetlands, which are lands saturated by water, help maintain biodiversity on Earth. Governments, community groups, and individuals around the world celebrate World Wetlands Day with special campaigns to promote the important value that the wetlands play in our lives. The day is promoted via social media, radio and TV broadcasts, and newspapers. About … Continue reading World Wetlands Day – In Armenia
Global anti-corruption organization, Transparency International (TI) has today released its annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) and Armenia has cemented itself as among one of the best countries that made a huge effort during 2019; for the first time Armenia recorded a relatively major growth, raising its score from 35 to 42. Armenia is placed 77th (up from 105th last year) among 180 countries in … Continue reading Armenia records major growth and climbs in Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index 2019.
Develop Armenia is moving forward to tackle one of the biggest problems nowadays – the plastic pollution. Check our initiative for collecting and recycling bottle caps for the sake of the environment and the support people with disabilities in Armenia. Today, one of the biggest enemies of the world is the plastic pollution. One million plastic bottles are produced per minute around the world right … Continue reading Reducing Plastic Pollution in Armenia: “Caps for Help”
Develop Armenia took the initiative to organize on 18th of July 2019 a round table to discuss about options to build a coalition for a good governance and transparency in the extractive industries in Armenia; the meeting was successful and after EITI Multi-stakeholder Group election in October, we continued our communication and coordination with different NGOs, Experts and community to build a coalition to promote … Continue reading Time to Build a Coalition for a Good Governance in Extractive Industries