Civic Dialogue and Action 2008 - 2009, Phase IV

Beneficiaries Description: Direct beneficiaries are nearly 400 university students. Indirect beneficiaries are the three university students, student councils’ members, and administrations of the universities

Project areas: Gavar (Gegharkunik) , Gyumri (Shirak), Vanadzor (Lori)

Project Goal: To vivify and enhance civil participation in the regions of Armenia through supporting and encouraging university students in out-laying regions to play more active, capable and informed role in immediate and long term economic, social and political development of the country.

Project objectives:

  1. To further enhance the students’ civic activities in Gyumri, Gavar, and Vanadzor universities.
  2. To empower university students of Gyumri, Gavar, and Vanadzor universities more actively and effectively participate in social life of their community and country at whole.
  3. To promote university students to investigate civic issues in the local rural communities through providing a mature ground for research, cooperation and civic action.
  4. To further enhance a network of communication and collaboration on social and civil issues between the three university students.
Project Type:Self-Developed / Direct Implementation
Start date:October, 2008
End date:May, 2009
Coordinator / Responsible Person:Ruben Krikyan
Partner Organization:
  1. Gyumri State Pedagogical Institute, Gyumri, Shirak marz
  2. Gavar State University, Gavar, Gegharkunik marz
  3. Vanadzor State Pedagogical Institute, Vanadzor, Lori marz
Project Cost by JMF:AMD: 4,964,790 USD: 16,278
Beneficiaries Number:400