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´Global Developments´ Fund
«Գլոբալ զարգացոմներ» հիմնադրամ (GDF)

UNEVOC Centre (National Body) since 2000

"Global Developments" Fund (GDF) is a non-governmental organization established in December, 2001. The GDF’s mission is to support development processes in Armenia focusing on the reforms of education, vocational training, employment, youth affairs, and other social spheres.

The Fund provides research, expertise, informational, analytical works, consultancy and services in different fields and organizes educational, cultural, social events, forums and dissemination campaigns particularly collaborating with National authorities and agencies, international organizations (European Training Foundation, UNDP, World Bank, dvv-International, World Vision, etc.) as well as with local and foreign NGOs.

GDF has a large pool of highly skilled experts in different fields such as public administration, employment and labour market, education and vocational training, finances, sociology, economics, management and in other sectors.

Since 2000 GDF is recognized as a UNESCO-UNEVOC Centre in Armenia

Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
Sharing knowledge about TVET
Primary focus
Developing knowledge
  Secondary focus
Developing and building capacities
  Secondary focus


Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
Primary focus
Researchers    Not our target group
Policy makers
Primary focus
Private sector
Primary focus

Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
   Interested to learn
Migration     Not interested
OER and Online Learning     Not interested
Equity of access in TVET
  Interested to contribute
Gender equality in TVET
  Interested to contribute
Fostering entrepreneurship
  Interested to contribute
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
   Interested to learn

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
Capacity development projects
Highly interested
Policy oriented projects
Highly interested
Knowledge development
  Moderately interested
Workshops and conferences
Highly interested

Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
Within my cluster
Highly interested
With Africa
  Moderately interested
With the Arab States    Not interested
With Asia and the Pacific
  Moderately interested
With Europe, CIS and North America
Highly interested
With Latin America and the Caribbean
  Moderately interested


«Գլոբալ զարգացոմներ» հիմնադրամ (GDF)
26/3 Vazgen Sargsyan Street
0010 Yerevan


local time now: ~13:35 ±1 hour daylight saving time

Head of UNEVOC Centre
Aram Avagyan
Director, “Global Developments” Fund, President, Armenian LLL League

UNEVOC Coordinator
Lilit Beglaryan
Deputy Director

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23 December 2015
First Global Forum on Green Economy Learning in Paris, France
From 16 to 18 December 2015, the 1st Global Forum on Green Economy Learning held in Paris, France, convened approximately 70 policy-makers, development partners, and representatives from education and training institutions, NGOs and business associations to identify opportunities for improving green economy learning.
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