12 August was first designated International Youth Day by the UN General Assembly in 1999, and serves as an annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in change, and an opportunity to raise awareness of challenges and problems facing the world’s youth. Youth empowerment is one of the main priorities of Develop Armenia mission and during this current period … Continue reading International Youth Day – Armenia
One of the major challenges of any city in the world today is the improvement, development and management of its transportation plan. Municipalities should take this issue seriously due to many reason including the population, traffic, climate changes… when they can face shortly a significant problems and high costs. This challenge is faced by Armenia basically in Yerevan but also in other major cities. Government … Continue reading Develop Armenia NGO Supports Bikeathon Armenia Initiative
The EITI Chair’s Awards recognize countries that have shown leadership, determination and resourcefulness in implementing the EITI. Chair of the EITI, Fredrik Reinfeldt, announced the winners of the 2019 EITI Chair’s Award at the opening session of the EITI Global Conference in Paris on 18 June. The three winners in 2019 were: Armenia, Colombia and Zambia “A newcomer to the EITI that has begun with … Continue reading Armenia: Winner of the 2019 EITI Chair Awards – EITI Paris Conference
“Worldwide, trust in government is under strain. A perceived lack of progress in tackling corruption, tax evasion and illicit financial flows are contributing to the rise of populism and economic nationalism. The impact of the oil, gas and mining industries is often a focal point of public concern and potential source of conflict. As a high-level forum on extractives governance, the EITI Global Conference provides … Continue reading After EITI – Paris 2019, Time to Move Forward!
Nature Photography Day rolls around every year on June 15. It’s a perfect excuse to get outside with your camera and celebrate the beauty of nature. As Develop Armenia, we choose an amazing photo of Lake Parz. Lake Parz (Armenian: Պարզ Լիճ) is a small lake located in the Dilijan National Park east of Dilijan – Tavush Province in Armenia. The lake was formed by … Continue reading Nature Photography Day – Lake Parz
Plastic Bottle caps are often so small that it’s easy to overlook the impact they have on the environment. If you drop one on the ground at the park or the lake, you may think it’s not a big deal. But Develop Armenia and many international NGOs found that “plastic bottle caps are one of the top 10 items found during marine debris beach clean-ups … Continue reading World Environment Day – “Caps for Help” Project
Mayrig – Paths to Freedom is an interactive story, based on the historical events of the Armenian Genocide. Reports of eyewitnesses were used, but some parts were shortened, changed or added to improve the consistency of the story. The game is ready for (free) download for Android phones on the googleplay store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.MadMushroomGames.Mayrig It is also available for PCs and Laptops here: https://mad-mushroom-games.itch.io/mayrig Information … Continue reading Mayrig Game – Paths to Freedom #ArmenianGenocide