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Opening the doors of policy-making: South Caucasus and Central Asia


ICHD Executive director and PASOS board member Tevan Poghosyan, ICHD representatives Ashot Khurshudyan, training co-trainer and Christina Sargsyan, expert ,participated in “Opening the Doors of Policy-Making in the South Caucasus and Central Asia” training session followed by regional networking conference, which took place on 2-5 June, 2011 in Istanbul. The training was a part of the two-year long project “Opening the doors of policy-making: South Caucasus and Central Asia”. The event included training on research methodology, data management and strategy, think-tank administration, and how to create and implement a business plan for an NGO. The project seeks to empower civil society organizations and to enhance public participation in public policy development. It aims to strengthen CSOs, foster regional networking, and promote sustained dialogue with policymakers. The initiative is supported by a grant from The United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF).



Call for Expert on Policy Communication and Instruments

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“Green light” for environmentally neutral business development from Lisbon to Vladivostok

On March 3, 2021, the first meeting of the GreenDeal Task Force created under the Initiative Lisbon-Vladivostok was held. In the videoconference format, more than twenty authoritative experts in the field of ecology and business from Austria, Armenia, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, Russia, France, as well as the representatives of the largest business industry associations supporting the Initiative Lisbon-Vladivostok, discussed common approaches to harmonizing the activities implemented by the EU and the EAEU on the path to sustainable development, including a radical reduction in greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere by 2050.

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