FOSTERING RESPONSIVENESS, EFFECTIVENESS, TRANSPARENCY, AND INCLUSIVENESS OF ARMENIAN PARLIAMENT (MAP 2.0)

What we do

Modern Parliament for a Modern Armenia (MAP) 2.0 - “Fostering Responsiveness, Effectiveness, Transparency and Inclusiveness of Armenian Parliament (FORSETI)” project is built on the results of the project “Modern Parliament for a Modern Armenia” (MAP), implemented by UNDP in 2019-2024 and funded by the Government of Sweden and the UK. The project efforts will focus on enhancing the institutional capacity of the National Assembly to fulfil its constitutional duties in more inclusive, responsive, transparent, accountable, and effective way, including, in engaging with citizens, civil society and public sector. The project is planned for the period of three years (2024-2027) and supported by the Government of Sweden, Norwegian and Armenia.

Objectives

The National Assembly is more inclusive, responsive, transparent, accountable, and effective. 

The three key outputs of the Project are focused on: 

•Output 1. Strategic vision of the National Assembly and roadmap for reforms, strategic communication and collaboration are consolidated empowering modern public policy and fostering inclusive practices.

•Output 2. The National Assembly is equipped with state-of-the-art methods and instruments for effectively pursuing its modern public policy agenda and improving performance of its core functions.

•Output 3. Competencies of the MPs and the staff of the National Assembly in utilising innovative methods, using and producing knowledge products towards advancing the modern public policy agenda and enhancing effectiveness of their core functions strengthened.

Expected Results 

Performance Indicators by 2027

  1. At least 7% increase in IPP Public Participation Score

  2. At least 7% increase in IPP Parliamentary Responsiveness Score

  3. At least 7% increase in IPP Parliamentary Transparency Score

  4. At least 7% increase in IPP Parliamentary Accountability Score

  5. At least 7% increase in IPP Parliamentary Effectiveness Score

  6. At least 7% increase in Public Awareness Score

  7. At least 50% of MPs and the NA staff, members and the target staff of the Audit Chamber (60% women) reported readiness for change, willingness to support further parliament reform, apply new competencies of effective communication and stakeholder engagement, and engage with modern public policy agenda

  8. At least 10 public policies developed or revised with civil society organisation participation

  9. At least 50% of MPs and the NA staff (50% women) reported being better equipped to respond to the risks of external influences and narratives, disinformation and hate speech and better collaboration between the different institutions in this context. 

 

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Impact

START DATE

March 2024

END DATE

March 2027

STATUS

Ongoing

PROJECT OFFICE

Armenia

IMPLEMENTING PARTNER

UNDP

DONORS

NOR - MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

SWEDISH INT'L DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION

TOTAL CONTRIBUTIONS

$826,439

DELIVERY IN PREVIOUS YEARS

2024$21,616

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