UN Resid.Coord.,UNDP Resid.Represent. in Armenia,Her Excellency Consuelo Vidal Meets HU Community
UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative in Armenia, Her Excellency Consuelo Vidal Meets Haigazian University Community
UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative in Armenia, Her Excellency Consuelo Vidal met with the Haigazian University community in the University Auditorium on March 27, at 12:00.
After the opening words of Student Life Director, Mr. Antranik Dakessian, HU President, Rev. Dr. Paul Haidostian introduced Her Excellency to the audience.
On the backdrop of a broad report on the social conditions in Armenia (poverty, energy consumpton, prices, education, demography, birth rate, life expectancy, migration, urban/rural ratio, etc.), Her Excellency gave an overview on past and current UNDP projects in Armenia.
Ms. Vidal familiarized the audience with Armenia projects currently implemented by the UNDP. She discussed how to enhance the impact of existing projects through innovative tools for Diaspora involvement. Eventually she showed ways that enable Diaspora communities to gain direct knowledge of conditions and needs in Armenia; provide them with progress updates, and empower them to have greater control over project implementation, through the proven monitoring and program evaluation methodologies of the UNDP.
After a Q&A period Ms. Vidal presented to Rev.-Dr. Haidostian an art work that depicted all the world alphabets.