UNDP is the United Nation’s development arm, working in over 170 countries of the world and delivering over $4.5 billion annually in grant assistance in such areas as sustainable development, governance and peacebuilding, climate resilience and post-crisis response and recovery.  Focused on supporting countries in achieving the SDGs, UNDP seeks to instill innovation in every aspect of its work and to partner with the private sector in seeking innovative financing solutions. UNDP in Armenia the conference host – is pioneering the UN’s work in social innovation and support to social entrepreneurship.


is one of the world’s leading and largest graduate business schools. With campuses in Europe (France), Asia (Singapore) and the Middle East (Abu Dhabi), INSEAD’s business education and research spans every part of the globe. Its 148 renowned Faculty members from 40 countries inspire more than 1,300 degree participants annually in MBA, Executive MBA, specialized master’s degrees and PhD programmes. More than 9,500 executives participate in INSEAD’s executive education programmes each year. Since being launched in 2006, INSEAD’s Social Entrepreneurship Executive Education Programme (ISEP) has set the standard for top-tier impact business education.