Artak Melkonyan

Senior Advisor in UNDP

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Artak Melkonyan serves as Senior Advisor in UNDP and works on several breakthrough initiatives targeting social entrepreneurship and impact investments under UNDP framework.

Artak has over 20-year track record of exposure to businesses and non-profit organizations in 35 countries (US, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Southern Asia).

Prior to joining UNDP, he was CEO of RVVZ / IDEA Foundation and led innovative venture philanthropy projects in tourism, education, regional development.

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International Development Organizations, Impact Investors and Social Enterprise: how to converge?

Investments necessary to reach SDGs are far superior to the level of the actual international aid amounts. Private actors have to enter the game and become impact investors.


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