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 When: October 18 – 26, 2014 Where: Toros, Shirak region Aim: To promote youth employability and active citizenship. Description: Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” NGO in cooperation with Fairbund e.V. (Germany) hosted “Be Employable” international youth exchange in Toros, Shirak region within the framework of the “Erasmus+” programme. Various meetings, lectures, thematic works, discussions in small and big groups, experience exchange within the frames of the exchange gave youth the opportunity to get acquainted with best working methods and tools and increase workability according to current job market standards. The exchange was also a great c...


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When: September 27 – October 5, 2014 Where: Toros, Shirak region Aim: To give the young people from the European Union and Eastern European countries an opportunity to recognize different cultures, traditions, find shared values as well as differences between them, as the basis for understanding and tolerance; through giving them chance to work and live together. Description: “Youth Initiative Centre” NGO hosted international youth exchange (YE) in Armenia within the framework of the “Erasmus+” programme from September 27th to October 5th. The project brought together the participants who lived in countries where there was a lack of communication due...


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When: September 20 – 25, 2014 Where: Gyumri, Shirak region Aim: To promote young and elder generation representatives from EU and EECA countries involvement in youth and volunteer work through experience exchange and forming cooperation. Description: Youth Initiative Centre NGO in cooperation with Dynamiques Plurielles NGO hosted an international study visit in Gyumri in the framework of Erasmus + programme. During the study tour visits to state and non-governmental organizations were held in Gyumri, Vanadzor and Yerevan. Participants of the study visit also met with representatives of various departments of ministry Sport and Youth Affairs of RA, with Cultu...


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When: May 24 – 31, 2014 Where: Aghveran, Kotayk region Aim: Assist the workers of youth sector to acquire knowledge and experience exchange in order to increase youth employability. Description: Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” NGO hosted an international training course in Aghveran in the framework of "Youth in Action" programme. Thanks to experienced trainers and experts the participants were provided with knowledge and skills to link unemployed youth with the job market. TC gave the participants the chance to discover different realities regarding unemployment situation and share opportunities for youth employment. The participants of the training ...


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When: March 18 – 25, 2014 Where: Pambak, Lori region Aim: To promote youth employability through transmission of job and communication skills. Description: “Youth Initiative Centre” NGO hosted 8-day international youth exchange (YE) within the framework of “Youth in Action” programme. With the support of their delegation heads the participants organized meetings on the topics of leadership, democracy, conflict resolution, negotiating, intercultural awareness, CV writing, job interview, motivation letter writing, also with the support of the invited expert the participants got to know the best means and tools of employability. During the exchange the ...


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When: January 24 – 30, 2014 Where: Aghveran, Kotayk region Aim: Developing participants’ competences in enhancing youth workers involvement and active participation in youth policy development and implementation. Description: “Youth Initiative Centre” NGO in the framework of European Commission “Youth in Action” programme hosted an international training course in Aghveran. During the project the participants had the chance to develop their knowledge and understanding on youth policy in general, to gain skills and competences and get tools on how to involve and empower youth to be involved in youth policy development and implementation process on lo...


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When: December 3 - 9, 2013 Where: Dilijan, Armenia Aim: Enabling the youthworkers to demonstrate a more constructive and systematic approach when dealing with conflicts in youthwork. Description: Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” NGO in cooperation with Czech Zemekoule in the frameworks of the project “Let’s get it over” of “Youth in Action” program hosted 24 participants from Armenia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Croatia, Ukraine and Estonia on December 03-09, 2013 in Dilijan. 7-day international training course on conflict management in youth work.       See more  ...


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When. September 14-21, 2013 Where: Pambak, Lori Aim. Sharing the culture of peace among young people. Description. Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” NGO in the frameworks of the project “Conflict vs Negotiation” of “Youth in Action” program hosted 28 participants from Armenia, Czech Republic, Turkey, Georgia, Germany, Moldova and Ukraine on September 14-21, 2013 in Pambak, Lori region.        See more  ...


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When. July 11-18, 2013 Where: Vardenis, Armenia Aim. Quality mentorship and learning within EVS. Description. “Youth Initiative Centre” YIC NGO with Polish “Youth Development and Integration Association“ organized “Learning for better future” international training course. The training took place in Armenia, Vardenis. 24 participants from 10 countries / Armenia, Portugal, Spain, Belarus, Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova, Romania, Poland and Germany/ took part in the training.      See more  ...


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When: June 20-28, 2013 Where: Vanadzor, Armenia Aim: To bring together young people from different countries and cultural backgrounds and provide them with space to communicate and get to know each other’s culture. Description: Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” NGO in the frameworks of the project “Bridge among Cultures” – BraC of “Youth in Action” program hosted 24 participants from Armenia, Georgia, Germany and Italy on June 20-28, 2013 in Vanadzor city. During the 9-day project 24 young representatives of 4 different cultures got the opportunity to present their national music, dances, traditions, cuisine as well as the cultural peculiarities. Al...