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.
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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.
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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
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“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 a unique opportunity to reinforce the importance of multi-stakeholder dialogue and openness in addressing these challenges.”
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