On June 19 ICHD invited a round table to discuss how the activities of municipal councilors could be improved. The discussion was held within the framework of the project "Supporting improvement of the activities of municipal councilors through development and introduction of sample templates of legal acts to be adopted and ratified by municipal councilors", implemented with the support of Counterpart International.
The round table brought together more than 20 representatives of various communities. The discussion focused on issues such as recommendations for revision and amendment of the statute of the municipal councilors, specifically procedures for its ratification and amendment. In addition, the participants discussed the issues of revision and monitoring of the community budget and its four-year development plan, and procedures of discussing and ratifying the relevant reports.
ICHD is currently implementing a three year project "Strengthening local capacities for local democracy in Armenia through institutionalizing effective and equal public participation in local decision making", which is part of a larger project "Promoting Equal Rights and Equal Opportunities in Armenia: Women in Local Democracy".more >>
Օn the occasion of Europe Day the European Union Delegation to Armenia organized an open-air public celebration in Yerevan on May 25.more >>
More than twenty representatives of civil society institutions and think tanks, private businesses and development partners participated in the off-the-record discussion.more >>
10 public discussions on Millenium Development Goals: post 2015 development in 5 regions of Armenia and in Yerevan
From 2 September to 2 November 2012, with the support from the UN Population Fund and in close cooperation with the RoA Government the International Center for Human Development completed the International Conference on Population and Development Beyond 2014 survey questionnaire. Within the framework of that undertaking, consultative and focus group meetings with competent State bodies, civil society organizations and private companies were held and a desk review was conducted.