Empowered and Active Youth for a More Democratic Armenia Today and Tomorrow

Beneficiaries Description:  The first target group in the proposed Action are 3760 young people (13-17 years old) in schools; the second target group of the Action consists of 160 youth aged between 18 and 29 years.

Project Areas: Armenia regions/ marzes: Yerevan, Shirak, Lori, Gegharkunik, Aragatsotn (70 schools)

Project Goal: to empower young people to get involved in public dialogue, with the aim for youth (13-29 years) in targeted communities to become socially active citizens and be actively involved in public affairs through a dialogue with policy makers and advocating for youth related policies 

Project Objectives: 

  • to improve national level youth policies by the empowerment and engagement of youth in decision-making processes and public dialogue with state authorities
  • empower Youth CSOs to demonstrate active citizenship and participatory action in their communities
Project Type: Self-developed
Start Date: March 1, 2021
End Date:February 28, 2024
Coordinator / Responsible Person:Ruben Krrikyan
Implementers: JMF/WV Armenia/ WV-Deutschland/ local youth NGOs
Collaborating Partners: World Vision Armenia, Youth for Development NGO, Youth for Change NGO, LYUPIN NGO, Northern Youth NGO, ARMstrong NGO, agape World NGO and WV Deutschland (Lead Organization) 
Donor/ Co-funding Organization:European Union (EU) and World Vision Deutschland 
Project Cost by JMF:AMD: 10,183,500  USD: 20,367 Euro: 16,833
EU to JMF Contribution:AMD: 90,905,000  USD: 181,810 Euro: 150,256
WV Deutschland to JMF Contribution:AMD: 10,100,500  USD: 20,201 Euro: 16,695
EU to (WV-Armenia, WV Deutchland, and NGOs) Contribution:AMD: 235,105,500  USD: 470,211 Euro: 388,604
Beneficiaries Number:3,920