In Yerevan, a hackathon embraces technology to combat gender-based violence
Armenia’s transition from a semi-presidential system to a parliamentary republic is close to complete. Parliamentary elections in April 2017 were conducted according to the amended Constitution and new electoral law, and the president will be elected by parliament rather than popular vote in spring 2018. Armenia’s national and regional contexts show that the country is at an inflection point.
The objective of the proposed project is to support a wide range of reforms promoting fiscal, social and environmental sustainability and strengthening competitiveness. This is the last operation in a programmatic series of four DPFs spanning 2013-2016.
The Human Capital Index quantifies the contribution of health and education to the productivity of the next generation of workers. Countries can use it to assess how much income they are foregoing because of human capital gaps, and how much faster they can turn these losses into gains if they act now.