Dealing with taxes and customs in Armenia may feel like a giant puzzle to citizens and businesses when it comes to compliance and payments. The World Bank is providing practical support through…

Arman Vatyan, Anahit Basentsyan, Artur Tamazian |

Armenia has set out ambitious goals in its Government Program 2021-2026 related to democracy, rule of law, anticorruption, growth and creating equal opportunities for all. At the same time there…

Eva Melis, Nane Harutyunyan |

While Armenia's economy continues to perform well in the face of ongoing global pressures, structural challenges persist. A partnership between FCDO and the World Bank, in consultation with…

Arman Vatyan, Artur Tamazian, Anahit Basentsyan, Reinhard Haslinger, Elin Carmichael |

The World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) is the largest and most effective platform for fighting extreme poverty in the world’s lowest-income countries. As new IDA donors,…

Antonella Bassani, Akihiko Nishio |

Tax collection isn’t easy for most governments even in normal circumstances. In times of crisis, economic activity – and thus tax revenues – take a hit, and the role of the state to protect…

Jonathan Karver, Artur Tamazian, Anahit Basentsyan |

Although life expectancy has risen to 75 years over the past three decades, Armenians are not generally healthier today. Compared to countries with similar socio-demographic profiles, Armenia has…

Christina Meyer |

The thought of installing solar panels in isolated, snow-bound regions with harsh weather conditions may seem far-fetched but doing so offers an important avenue for reducing pollution and…

Surbhi Goyal |

New innovations are helping to better support survivors at home and are continuing to address this form of violence in public spaces.

Mirai Maruo, Alicia Hammond, Diana J. Arango |

Governments have a central role to play in moving countries toward universal health coverage. New report aims to assess public financial management (PFM) bottlenecks in health service delivery and…

Adanna Chukwuma, Srinivas Gurazada, Estelle Gong, Saro Tsaturyan, Manoj Jain, Makich Khcheyan |

In a patriarchal society like mine, girls are undervalued, even before their birth. That’s why I decided to focus my efforts on enhancing the status and role of girls and women in my society.

Mariam Torosyan |