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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...


GLOW Armenia in partnership with Gyumri Youth Initiative Centre (YIC) and Komitas Action Suisse-Arménie Swiss Humanitarian Foundation (KASA) implemented the GLOW CAMP from 3-8th of July in Toros, Armenia. The camp aims at empowering young women and promoting leadership through education in a community of sisterhood. A specialized camp curriculum is developed that will enhance the confidence and leadership skills of participants. The curriculum consists of information about topics such as healthy lifestyles, environmental stewardship, gender roles, conflict resolution. The program is sponsored by: Democracy Commision ''Small Grants Program'' - U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armeni...


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  Օn the 12th of August Gyumri ‘’Youth Initiative Centre’’ NGO in cooperation with SALTO Eastern Europe and Caucasus Resource Centre implemented large-scale public events in Gyumri under the title ‘’Gyumri- Youth City 2016’’ dedicated to the International Youth Day. The launch of the events was given with a cognitive meeting at Gyumri municipality. The participants of the EVS event and the representatives of SALTO Eastern Europe and Caucasus Resource Centre hosted in Gyumri were present at the meeting. During the meeting on the occasion of the International Youth Day the Mayor of Gyumri Samvel Balasanyan awarded young people with certificates for the...


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Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” NGO with the support of RA Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs carries out a 4-day seminar “Youth Work - Youth Worker” aimed at education of youth workers and raising their awareness. The seminar is held in Gyumri from 27th of June to 1st of July, 2016. The aim of the project is the development of the institute of youth work, youth workers’ functions, revealing and discussing issues concerning their capacities during a 4-day training. The training has hosted 20 participants from all regions of Armenia. The seminar is implemented in the frame of “Gyumri 2016 Youth Capital” project. See more Shirak TV review...


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Gyumri ''Youth Initiative Centre'' NGO in cooperation with university-employer cooperation centre of Gyumri State Pedagogical Institute implements a project titled "Skilled and Competitive Youth". The project aims to contribute to raising of students' competitiveness in the labor market through the development of personal and professional skills. 25 students of Gyumri State Pedagogical Institute's Bachelor 4th and Master 1st year participate in the project. Project is implemented in the framework of ''Gyumri Youth Capital of 2016'' with the support of Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of RA.    See more Tsayg TV review GSPI First Studio review...


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Gyumri "Youth Initiative Centre" NGO, in cooperation with "Armenian Caritas" NGO carried out ''Regional Campaign Against Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration" program. In the framework of the project, a training of trainers was held where 8 young people participated from Shirak region. After getting appropriate skills and knowledge and getting involved in the "Regional campaign against illegal migration and trafficking," they became junior trainers in 28 institutions courses of "Illegal Migration and Trafficking" As well, a survey was conducted, which aimed to disclosure the level of interest in migration and trafficking issues at Shirak region. It also included survey...


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         On 12th of August, in 2015, for the first time in Gyumri the International Youth Day was celebrated on the initiative of Youth Initiative Centre NGO with an event under the title “Youth City”. The event was launched in Gyumri Central park, where educationally and culturally oriented NGOs had their own pavilions. The official opening ceremony took place with welcoming and congratulatory speeches of Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” NGO president Artur Najaryan and the head of the Department of Culture and Youth Affairs Artush Mkrtchyan. Then, bead, pottery, costumes ornaments and souvenirs making workshops took place. In the other part of the ...