29 October 2018

The “Climathon Yerevan” aimed at the solution of climatic problems has been initiated by “Sustainable Energy Development Fund” with the support of Yerevan Municipality. The aim of the program held for the second year is to work out innovative and right solutions to improve the ecological and energy management of the city.

The global hackathon related to climatic challenges was simultaneously held in 104 cities of 45 countries. Every city determined its own climatic challenges and within 24 hours the participants are to work out appropriate innovative solutions to them. This year about 40 smart young people interested in programming and data analysis, engineers, scholars and innovators, people with business thinking participate in the “Climathon Yerevan” Second hackathon.

The invited experts presented the energy management, environmental and climate challenges and the main directions of their solution. Later the participants were divided into teams and worked out solutions.

The members of the jury reviewed all the proposals and recognized the winner the team “Future in our hands” which worked out a mobile application solving the problem with recycling. The second place was given to the team “Arevot apaga” (“Sunny future”) presented the idea of creation of blinds which can not only protect from the sun but also get solar energy. The third prize was given to “SKVINST” team which worked out the program making available the information on the level of air pollution.

UNDP Climate Change Program Coordinator Diana Harutyunyan delivered a presentation at the event.

October 2019 Regional Efforts towards Ambitious, Long-Term Planning in the Battle against the Climate Change Read more
October 2019 Russian Energy Week 2019 Read more
September 2019 National Adaptation Plan development process continues in Armenia Read more
September 2019 “Community Development Programs. Climate change, Energy and Gender” workshop Read more
September 2019 Ambition, Acceleration, Mobilization. Climate Action Summit Read more
December 2011 TNC Inception Seminar and Steering Committee Meeting (20 12 2011) Read more
May 2016 Armenia’s First Biennial Update Report is submitted to the UNFCCC Secretariat Read more
September 2016 De-Risking and Scaling-up Investment in Energy Efficient Building Retrofits Read more
February 2016 "Indoor lighting in schools and apartements" lessons and contest Read more
December 2015 Paris Agreement adopted Read more
De-risking and Scaling-up Investment in Energy Efficient Building Retrofits (19)
Regulatory Framework to Promote EE in EAEU Countries (24)
Climate Risk Management (6)
Fourth National Communication and Second Biennial Update Report (28)
Improving Energy Efficiency in Buildings (112)
Forest Adaptation (59)
Technology Needs Assessment (1)
Mitigation Policy Support (2)
Municipal Heating (55)
Passive Solar Greenhouse (3)
Green Urban Lighting (45)
Biennial Update Report (11)
Third National Communication (52)
National Adaptation Plan (4)
EU4Climate (2)
Projects completed before 2012 (0)
Climate Smart Solutions for Communities (0)