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17 Jul 2017 description
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Purpose: To analyse the general context for housing solutions and compensation in other contexts in order to make relevant recommendations for Ukraine on the ways ahead of policy formation, formation of compensation, restitution and compensation claims, development of housing programs. Through looking at the case studies of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia&Herzegovina, Colombia, Cyprus, Georgia, Molodva and Serbia, the Housing, Land, and Property Technical Working Group found the following general trends that Ukraine should take into consideration:


13 Jul 2017 description

Moscow, July 12, IRNA – Iran Red Crescent chief and Armenian Ministers of Emergency Situations, Health and Territorial Administration and Development agreed on expanding cooperation in related fields.

The high-ranking Iranian delegation, headed by Iran Red Crescent Chief Amir Mohsen Ziaee, in talks with Armenian ministers and authorities on Tuesday explored relations expansion in rescue and relief and other related fields.

11 Jul 2017 description

Key messages

↗ International wheat prices generally increased in June on quality concerns amid unfavourable growing conditions for the 2017 crops in some key producing countries. Export prices of maize remained generally unchanged, while rice quotations continued to increase mainly on account of strong demand.

07 Jul 2017 description

In September 2015, the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda was adopted, and for the first time, migration was included in mainstream global development policy. With the objective of communicating how IOM identifies migration in the 2030 Agenda to stakeholders and the wider public, and to shed light on the complex challenges and opportunities that accompany the migration-related targets, this IOM publication aims to showcase how different areas of migration are addressed in the Sustainable Development Goals.

07 Jul 2017 description
report Council of Europe

Strasbourg, 07.07.2017 - The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Armenia and Azerbaijan by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) have expressed their concern at the escalation of violence near Alkhani village in the Fuzili region, and regretted that this has led to casualties among which are civilians, including reportedly a two-year-old child.

05 Jul 2017 description

New Report Reveals Governments are Failing to Prioritize Tuberculosis, the World's Deadliest Infectious Disease

05 Jul 2017 description

MOSCOW / WASHINGTON D.C. / PARIS, 5 July 2017 - The OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs – Ambassador Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, Ambassador Stephane Visconti of France, and Ambassador Richard Hoagland of the United States – have received information of renewed violence late in the evening on July 4 at Alkhanli village of Fizuli region that resulted in casualties, including civilians.

05 Jul 2017 description
report AzerNews

By Rashid Shirinov

Construction of 100 more houses starts in Jojug Marjanli village, Azerbaijan’s State Committee for Refugees and IDPs reported on July 4.

In this regard, representatives of the Social Fund for Development of IDPs and construction companies visited the liberated Jojug Marjanli and inspected the area where the new settlement will be built.

27 Jun 2017 description

WHO/Europe, in collaboration with partners, has developed a blueprint for a people-centred model of tuberculosis (TB) care that shifts care closer to people and communities. This entails moving towards ambulatory treatment and care, strengthening services involving primary care, and better integrating care across various providers, levels and settings within health systems.

24 Jun 2017 description
report European Commission

Statement by the Spokesperson on fatalities in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Recent violations of the ceasefire resulting in further fatalities on the Line of Contact in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone are a stark reminder that the status quo is unsustainable.

The Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan have repeatedly committed to the ceasefire and the peaceful settlement of this conflict.

22 Jun 2017 description


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

We take note of the 19 June statement by the Co-Chairs of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Minsk Group following their recent travel to the region. We share the Co-Chairs’ concern over the recent ceasefire violations, which have resulted in regrettable casualties in the Line of Contact. We echo their appeal to the parties to avoid further escalation and to consider measures that would reduce tensions.

20 Jun 2017 description
report European Commission
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Factsheet: EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis

European Commission - Press release

Brussels, 20 June 2017

Today, the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis adopted new projects totalling €275 million. These projects will support refugees and their overstretched host communities in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, the Western Balkans, and Armenia.

15 Jun 2017 description


  • Following the parliamentary elections in April, all ministers resigned from their posts on the 18th of May.
    Ten ministers have been reappointed, two of which WFP liaises with directly. These include the Minister of Agriculture and the Minister of International Economic Integration and Reforms, who also serves as the Vice Prime Minister.

  • Despite ongoing ceasefire violations at the border of Tavush province, school meals operations in Armenia remain uninterrupted and unaffected.

09 Jun 2017 description
report AzerNews

By Rashid Shirinov

The restoration work is nearing completion in the liberated Jojug Marjanli village of Jabrayil region.

Chief Executive of the region Kamal Hasanov told Trend that more than 90 percent of the restoration work has been completed. “The work will be fully completed in the near future and the resettlement of people will begin.”

26 May 2017 description


  • Cereal production in 2017 forecast close to good 2016 level

  • Cereal imports expected to increase in 2017/18 marketing year (July/June)

  • Prices of wheat flour decreased in April

Cereal production in 2017 forecast close to good 2016 level

24 May 2017 description


  • The official results of Armenian’s Parliamentary elections held on April 2nd gave victory to the ruling Republican party.

  • On April 11th, the Caucasus Research Resource Center (CRRC), in cooperation with WFP and Maastricht University, presented the findings of a new study, titled “Social Protection and Safety Nets for Enhanced Food Security and Nutrition in Armenia” at the UN House in Yerevan.

  • Arminian Government signed an agreement with WFP to cover the costs of in-country food transportation and storage.

23 May 2017 description

Hayanist, Armenia – During a public event on May 22, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company Armenia (CCHBCA), and the Global Environment Facility’s Small Grants Programme in Armenia (implemented by UNDP) marked the successful completion of a joint water project in Hayanist, Ararat. This is part of USAID’s broader efforts to curb the rate of groundwater abstraction in the Ararat Valley to sustainable levels.

22 May 2017 description
report UN General Assembly

Note by the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the General Assembly the report of the Director-General of the World Health Organization, submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution 70/300.

Report of the Director-General of the World Health Organization on consolidating gains and accelerating efforts to control and eliminate malaria in developing countries, particularly in Africa, by 2030