An Armenian law that came into force in 2005 banned smoking in hospitals, cultural and educational institutions and public buses. Additional restrictions introduced a year later required other entities—including bars and restaurants—to allow smoking only in special secluded areas. However, with no legal sanctions put in place against violations, those measures proved largely ineffective. On Thursday 2nd August 2017 and as part of a new … Continue reading Interesting Anti Smoking Movement In Armenia
Which country improved the most in the past year? Our Annual “country of the year” award goes not to the most influential nation, nor to the richest, nor to the one with the tastiest food (sorry, Japan). It celebrates progress. Which country has improved the most in the past 12 months? It is a tricky choice. A stellar performance in one year is no guarantee … Continue reading The Economist’s country of the year 2018: ARMENIA
Event: FCEM World Committee 2019 Place: Yerevan, Armenia Date: from 25 April to 27 April 2019 For more info & details keep checking: http://fcem.org/agenda-evenements/ FCEM: One same voice for the women FCEM as an active lobbying and advocacy body is consulted for its views on major issues concerning women business owners and the participation of women in economic activity throughout the world by … Continue reading FCEM – World Committee 2019 in Armenia
On 27 November 2018 Unesco wrote on twitter account: BREAKING – New inscription on the Urgent Safeguarding List of #IntangibleHeritage: Yalli (Kochari, Tenzere), traditional group dances of Nakhchivan, #Azerbaijan 🇦🇿. This decision was made at the 13th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, held 26 November 2018 in the capital of Mauritius, Port Louis. The document on … Continue reading Kochari is only Armenian
Today Armenia’s lovely capital Yerevan city celebrates its 2800th anniversary. Happy 2800 anniversary our old but always young and warm city Yerevan! Such a rich history. Such a rich culture. Such a powerful youth. Such heroic people. Having its own “birth certificate” dating back to B.C. 782 engraved on the stone, our oldest city has preserved its charm up to this day! Remember the quote … Continue reading Yerevan: Happy 2800 Birthday!
The invaluable contribution of rural women to development The crucial role that women and girls play in ensuring the sustainability of rural households and communities, improving rural livelihoods and overall wellbeing, has been increasingly recognized. Women account for a substantial proportion of the agricultural labor force, including informal work, and perform the bulk of unpaid care and domestic work within families and households in rural … Continue reading Armenia – International Day of Rural Women
Armenia ranks 83rd among 189 countries and territories in the latest Human Development Index (HDI), the UN Development Programme (UNDP) said in a report released on September 14. At the same time, Norway, Switzerland and Australia were among the top three countries with the highest level of Human Development Index. Russia was on the 49th place, Turkey on the 64th, Georgia on the 70th, Azerbaijan on … Continue reading Armenia Ranks 83rd in UNDP Human Development Index – How to increase ?