“Innovation is not just about technology, but mainly about being innovative in our mindset and actions” – Erik Gyulazyan Represents Armenia at Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development in Bonn
Erik Gyulazyan, Director of Armenia National SDG Innovation Lab, made the innovation showcase of Armenia’s SDG path at the Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development in Bonn. At the “The Power of the Collective: Leave No One Behind” plenary Erik Gyulazyan talked about innovation and its importance in the quest for achieving the SDGs. He presented Armenia National SDG Innovation Lab as a showcase of an open innovation platform created by the Government of Armenia and the UN to accelerate the implementation of the SDGs, as well as made a Q&A session.
At a different dedicated session “From paper to practice – Making the most of VNRs, Erik Gyulazyan shared Armenia’s experience of getting ready for UN SDGs Voluntary National Review. He underlined the importance of VNR for our commitment to SDGs and their implementation, talked about the institutions that support Armenia’s VNR preparation and elaborated on our Lab’s role in this process.