International Conference on Population and Development Review in Armenia


Diversity and complexity of demographic issues in the region necessitates a special inquiry by experts and policy makers, especially since the region faces such challenges as declining population and below replacement fertility rates. At the same time, the governments of EECA countries often fall short of effective policy options in addressing emerging population and development issues.  Some of them opt for pro-natalist policies and attempt to attract immigrants/labor force, while others struggle to create job opportunities for a large number of unemployed youth.

The project undertaken by ICHD contributed to the advancement of ICPD agenda in EECA region. The overall objective of the action was to organize the ICPD review in Armenia engaging all key stakeholders in the government, civil society (including youth organizations, as well as representatives at sub-national levels when relevant), and academia. To achieve this objective, the following specific objectives have been met:

(i) inform and mobilize stakeholders on the goal of the review, and introduce the relevant instruments, including the ICPD Country Implementation Profile (CIP) the ICPD Global Survey questionnaire (GSQ), and the expected outputs;

(ii) take stock of key reports related to the implementation of ICPD PoA in Armenia;

(iii) organize the review process using the methodology, specifically the Global Survey questionnaire, to be provided by UNFPA;

(iv) consolidate the survey data into a review report;

(v) facilitate discussion on the review report, and develop a final National Stakeholders Consultation Meeting Report based on the feedback from the discussion.


The complete ICPD Global Survey questionnaire for Armenia is available upon request.



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