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On November 24, the "Friday Café" was held in the Gyumri "Youth Initiatives Center" NGO this time about intercultural topic. The EVS volunteers introduced to the guests the cultures of the countries they are coming from. In the warm atmosphere of “Friday’s café” interesting facts about Estonia, Slovakia, Germany and the Netherlands were presented and due to the games, ethnic music and national sweets guests had an opportunity to discover the cultures of those countries. . .            See more......


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August 27, a serial "Friday's cafe" took place in Gyumri YIC NGO, this time it was about retro music. The participants discussed the features of the retro period, enjoyed retro music, tasted cookies made by volunteers  and played musical games, which made the atmosphere warmer and more interesting.        See more...


PROJECT NAME:  “Gaelic Adventure” PLACE: Galway City DURATION: October 1, 2017 – August 1, 2018 HOSTING ORGANIZATION: “Galway Regional Youth Federation Ltd” PROJECT AIM: To empower and assist young people in their personal and social development, to provide a safe and supportive environment for young people to realize and achieve their full potential. WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: The project is for active, motivated young people at the age of 18-30 with the conversational level of English. TO APPLY FOR THE PROJECT you need to send CV and a motivation letter in English to the following-email address: evs.sending@yic.am APPLICATION DEADLINE is Augus...


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When: August 17-25, 2017 Where: Toros, Shirak region Aim: To bring young people together in order to create their own piece of culture by merging national musical components with intercultural dialogue and learning because music is so much more than just tunes and melodies – it is about a common language, connection, expression, celebration, culture and friendship. Description: Gyumri“Youth Initiative Centre” NGO(Armenia) in cooperation with “Fishbowl Youth” (Ireland) is hosting a 7 days international youth exchange from 17-25 August in Toros. The project, which is entitled “Inspire through Music” is being implemented in the frames of Erasmus+ pr...


TITLE: Rethinking, Cooperating, Sharing PLACE: Marseille, France DATES: November 18-25, 2017 THE MAIN OBJECTIVES OF THE PROJECT: To help young people from Armenian, Turkey, France and Germany to recognize each other’s history, cultures, traditions, and find shared values as well as differences between them, as a basis for understanding, friendship and acceptance; through giving them the chance to work, and live together and to create common experiences. To develop the media and social networking skills of young people and to raise their awareness on the alternative media tools for self-expression by means of providing them fundamental skills on blogging, pho...


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The Gyumri Youth Initiative Center NGO, jointly with the United Nations Population Fund Armenia (UNFPA) celebrated International Youth Day with great enthusiasm this year too. August 12 became a holiday due to a range of events under the title “Gyumri- city of young people 2017” among which were the following: Youth (non) Conference that took place (venue - Gyumri Technology Centre) / Youth Camp, Flash Mob Dance (venue: Theatrical Square) and public concert with participation of band “Armine Qocharyan and Friends” (venue: Theatrical Square), the end of the events was marked by the release of 150 kites (Dream Light) to the sky. Furthermore, ahead the events dedicat...


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25 September 2017, Yerevan the EU small grant scheme contracts signing ceremony took place and during which The European Union funded Strong Civil Society Organisations for Stronger Armenia project has awarded small grants for 17 new projects for Armenian CSOs․ We are glad to inform that one of the projects awarded with small grant was “Open youth work: Empowering young people in Gyumri” presented by Gyumri Youth Initiative Centre and Caucasus Research Resource Center-Armenia Foundation. Open Youth Centre will be founded in Gyumri in the framework of the project. More information will be provided soon        See more...