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Ongoing projects and programs

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:: IMPLEMENTED PROJECTS

Support Programs for Refugees, Orphans, and the Socially Disadvantaged

Language Programs

Women's Programs

General Civil Society Development Programs

Ongoing projects and programs

  • “Armenian Women Scholars of the 20th Century”: a Biographical encyclopedia
  • “Not By Bread Alone”: Dictionaries, textbooks, and manuals published for use during training courses for refugees
  • "Women's Stories"
  • “Women and Development”- series of round table discussions and conferences

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New projects seeking funding

  • Women Entrepreneurship in Armenia
  • “Diana Abgar” Career Development Center for Women
  • Help Yourself - to help women in creating their own small businesses
  • Promoting European values among young men and women
  • Political Academy of Women
  • Women in Science in  Transition, conference

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IMPLEMENTED PROJECTS

Support Programs for Refugees, Orphans, and the Socially Disadvantaged

  • A series of seminars and workshops for refugees to promote and explain legal documents concerning their voting rights
  • Prevention of trafficking - publishing of a brochure entitled "Warning to Women" jointly with the Committee of Religious Women Against Trafficking of Women
  • Know Your Motherland: A psychological and cultural adaptation program for refugees
  • Armenian Language and Culture: Annual summer seminars for refugees, national minorities, the Armenian Diaspora and others
  • Children are our Future: Annual summer school for refugee and local children (education of tolerance)
  • Annual  Christmas party for orphans and refugee children, in conjunction with the Armenian Mental Health Foundation
  • White Band : wake up to poverty (Community mobilization to demand that world leaders Wake-Up to Poverty)

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Language Programs

  • Not By Bread Alone: Dictionaries, textbooks, and manuals published for use during training courses for refugees
  • "Let’s Speak Armenian": Two textbooks for refugees and national minorities (beginning and advanced courses)
  • Multilingual illustrated dictionary (Armenian/Russian/English/French/German/Spanish), published in 1995
  • Russian-Armenian/Armenian-Russian dictionary published for refugees and national minorities
  • English language training courses for leaders of women's organizations
  • Armenian language and Democracy Capacity Building training  for refugees and National minorities
  • Training for female refugee teachers from rural areas of Armenia
  • Armenian Language and Culture: Annual summer school for refugees, the Diaspora, and national minorities
  • Armenian Scientific Literary Style: Specialized language training for female refugee teachers from rural areas of Armenia

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Women's Programs

  • Women’s Role in Rural Areas, II
  • Women’s Role in Rural Areas
  • Young Women’s Leadership Institute ( advanced course, III)
  • Empowering Young Women in Rural Areas
  • Strengthening Rural Community  (a special training program for rural women in concept of civil society and community development)
  • Empowering young women in rural areas, round table
  • Strengthening the participation of women in Parliamentary elections
  • Drafting of a Roster for women professionals in Armenia
  • Women in Science in Transition, round table
  • Village Women in Civil Society, leadership training
  • Support Center for Young Women, I,II,III
  • Human Rights Training courses for leaders of women’s NGOs
  • Refugee Women in Civil Society , round tables
  • The Women's Movement and Civil Society in Armenia, round table
  • Domestic Violence, round table
  • Women and Poverty, round table
  • Armenian Language and Democracy Capacity Building, (training for refugee women)
  • Seminar on Gender Issues, (for members of women’s and human rights NGOs)
  • Young Women’s Leadership Institute
  • Young  Women’s Leadership Institute ( advanced course, I)
  • Young Women’s Leadership Institute ( advanced course, II)
  • “Local Action, Global Change”-Learning about the Human Rights of Women and Girls, translation into Armenian and publication of the book  
  • Young Women’s Leadership Institute: the advance course
  • Women and Women's Movement in Armenia round table for students of faculty of journalism of the University of Bonn, Germany
  • Young Women’s Overcoming Violence, Leadership and Empowerment, training
  • International Women’s Day annual Nationwide Essay and Poster  Contest  (jointly with the US PC),since 2004
  • “Armenian Women Scholars of the 20th  Century”: a Biographical encyclopedia 
  •  Exchanging Knowledge on women’s rights, round table

General Civil Society Development Programs

  • Educational program for voters
  • Women's Movements and Civil Society, round table
  • Women in Science in Civil Society , round table
  • Civil Society and Tolerance, round table
  • Refugee Women in Civil Society, round table
  • Holding of World Mental Health Day and publishing of a newsletter, together with the Armenian Mental Health Foundation
  • The Role of Women’s NGOs in Civil Society, conference
  • NGO Capacity Building, I,II
  • Maximizing the potential of Armenia’s future  leaders
  • Computer literacy training for scholars of the Institute of Linguistics of the National Academy of Science of Armenia
  • Financial stability of NGOs, series of round tables in rural areas
  • Computer literacy training for girls with vulnerable background
  • Computer literacy training for mothers of disabled children
  • Observation of elections, including national elections in Armenia, Ukraine and other countries
  • World Mental Health Day, round table
  • White Band, Wake-up to Poverty, two round-tables in Hrazdan and Artashat further to be followed with White Band Day 2 Rallies.
  • Civil Society Index in Armenia: National Report
  • Official Development Assistance as an Instrument for EU Neighborhood Policy 2007, round table
  • Empowering young men and women
  • Community Development Transition School
  • Computer literacy training for scholars of the Institute of Linguistics of the National Academy of Science of Armenia

CDCS IS LOOKING FORWARD TO ESTABLISHING CONTACTS AND TO COLLABORATING BOTH WITH LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Postal address: 49 Nalbandian, # 7, 0025 Yerevan, Armenia;
Office address and Telephone: 15 Aghayan, # 17, 0001 Yerevan, Armenia
Tel.: (37410) 560 544; fax; (37410) 585 677;
E-mail: info@cdcs.am, a.abramyan@cdcs.am
Website: http://www.cdcs.am
Contact person: Anahit Abrahamyan, Executive Director

 

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