World Wetlands 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 promotedContinue reading “World Wetlands Day – In Armenia”

Armenia records major growth and climbs in Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index 2019

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.

Time to Build a Coalition for a Good Governance in Extractive Industries

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 differentContinue reading “Time to Build a Coalition for a Good Governance in Extractive Industries”

Armenia: Winner of the 2019 EITI Chair Awards – EITI Paris Conference

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 andContinue reading “Armenia: Winner of the 2019 EITI Chair Awards – EITI Paris Conference”