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When: May 19-26, 2017 Where: Toros, Shirak region Aim: To develop competences of project managers on how to structurally design educational activities within KA1 projects of Erasmus+ programme by focusing on the aspects of its quality, monitoring, learning and evaluation.  Description: Gyumri Youth Initiative Centre from Armenia in cooperation with “Kultur Aktiv” e.V. from Germany is hosting a 7 days training course on project management, monitoring and evaluation in the frames of European Commission “Erasmus+” programme. The training course is hosting 30 youth leaders, youth workers and project managers from Georgia, Germany, Italy, Poland, Moldova,...


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From 14 to 25th of May  informative meetings took place in Shirak regional state college, Shirak State University and in National Polytechnic University Gyumri Branch. Meetings were organized by Gyumri Youth Initiative Centre (YIC) with the participation of the students and faculty. At the beginning of the meeting the president of the organization Artur Najaryan, PR manager Lilit Sargsyan and the Project Managers Mariam Gharagyozyan and Valya Martirosyan presented the mission of the organization, the main directions and types of activities, as well as local and international opportunities that the organization provides to young people for their educational, cultural, per...


TITLE: Plus One PLACE: Pilismarot, Hungary DATES: August 6-13, 2017 THE MAIN AIM is to provide youth workers with space and tools to discover Erasmus+ youth projects and to equip them with practical tools and methods to develop their own project ideas and understand how they become capable to manage a successful youth projects within the framework of Erasmus+ Programme. The programme is designed to enable youth workers to develop and realise their youth exchange projects to be able to implement them after the course. WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: participants should be at least 18 years old experienced youth workers, who are beginners in project planning and management in yout...


We would like to invite you to a day long non-formal training on environmental education. The training will be run by Cansu Yetisgin within the framework of Turkey-Armenia Fellowship Scheme, implemented by Hrant Dink Foundation and hosted by YIC NGO. Where and when? Gyumri "Youth Initiative Centre" NGO, on May 27th, 2017, from 10:00 until 18:30. What is it about? Throughout the training, we will go out to discover the environment we live in, learn about how does an ecosystem work and fundametal systems, discuss the ethics and morals and learn about the threats Earth is facing. Training will follow interactive methods in which participants lead the learni...


PROJECT NAME: ''Diversity - Creativity - Sharing'' PLACE: Szeged, Hungary DURATION: July 15 - August 15, 2017 HOSTING ORGANIZATION: "Talentum" Fund AIM: to enhance the level of youth intercultural awareness, their self-confidence and improve language skills. WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: The program is for 20-30 years old, active, motivated, communicative, having experience in training young teenagers. TO APPLY you need to send CV (Europass) and a cover letter to the following-mail, evs.sending@yic.am APPLICATION DEADLINE is May 27, 2017. In case of further questions you can contact Mariam Gharagyozyan at mariam.gharagyozyan@yic.am or call YIC office with number 0...


  TITLE: “Employ your Ability 2” PLACE: Torosgyugh, Armenia DATES: 10-17 June, 2017 THE AIM OF THE TRAINING IS: to empower youth workers and leaders from Programme countries and Eastern Europe and Caucasus countries supporting the employability of young people they work with, especially those from vulnerable backgrounds and with fewer opportunities. WHO CAN PARTICIPATE? Age limits: 18 + •Youth workers, youth leaders; people having experience in youth work; strong interest and motivation on the topic; •Ready to be engaged in non-formal learning process in an intercultural setting and be willing to transfer the gained knowledge and skills to his/her...


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On May 12 information fair was held at Gyumri Theater Square dedicated to the Europe Day which was attended by the Mayor of Gyumri Samvel Balasanyan and EU Ambassador Piotr Switalski. Gyumri Youth Initiative Centre also participated in the fair with its interesting pavilion and quiz informing about EU program "Erasmus +" .        See more...


Assesing the involvement of youth in activities of the organization Gyumri "Youth Initiative Centre" NGO continues organizing info days for all stakeholders and interested people. On May 13, at 2:00 pm, another info day will be held at YIC NGO office (Shahumyan 69, Arevamanuk, 1st floor) during which people will learn about the foundation, activities and implemented and upcoming projects of YIC. Those who want to participate can sign up online through this link till May 12....


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On May 6, YIC General Assembly held the first meeting of 2017. During the meeting the semi-annual report on the activities of the management and controlling bodies (president, international board, controller) of the organization as well as upcoming local and international projects were presented. During the meeting also the awarding ceremony of handing membership cards to YIC new members took place, which was followed by the fun time program.              See more...


TITLE: Being Green PLACE: Sumy, Ukraine DATES: June 02-11, 2017 THE OBJECTIVES OF THE PROJECT: • to promote responsible and eco-friendly behaviour among young people; • to promote active citizenship and to foster young people’s sense of European citizenship; • to promote tolerance between people from different countries; • to create a place for multicultural learning and understanding. WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: participants should be 18-25 years old youth workers, youth leaders who work in the field of environment and environmental protection. PARTICIPATION FEE: 15 EUR There is no participation fee for YIC members and for participants nominated fr...