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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 March 31 during the opening ceremony of "Gyumri Youth Capital 2016 of the RA'' Gyumri "Youth Initiative Centre'' NGO was awarded with Certificate of Gratitude by the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of RA for continuous and effective cooperation....


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Since January 2016 Gyumri "Youth Initiatives Center" NGO's international volunteer Sabina Rakoczy is running a book club in American Corner in Gyumri. The goal is to improve participants' knowledge of English and enrich the vocabulary. During the club participants choose books, read stories, and through discussions express their thoughts and opinions, which enables them to develop English oral speech and the games offered by the volunteer make the club process more interesting and productive....


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On March 31 in Gyumri at V. Achemyan theatre of drama "Gyumri Youth Capital 2016 of Armenia" opening ceremony was held . During the ceremony, minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Ministry gave certificates of appreciation to various non-governmental organizations operating in Gyumri. Certificate of Appreciation was awarded also to the "Youth Initiative Center of Gyumri" NGO for continuous and effective cooperation with the Ministry.          See more...


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On March 25, 2016 an iformation day was held in YIC NGO, which aimed to introduce the organization, its activities to the stakeholders and interested people and present them organization's current and implemented projects During the meeting, the attendees heard stories of YIC's new and old members on their path and achievements with YIC.     See more...


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On April 23, another cognitive camping organized by YIC NGO took place, during which the participants visited Echmiadzin, Mayr Ator and Saint Gayane churches, Ruben Sevak Gallery, Alex and Marie Manoogian Treasury House, Zvartnots Temple, Matenadaran and Tsitsernakaberd. The cognitive campaign gave the participants an opportunity to be in different museums, and learn interesting facts and information aboutour history. In the evening the participatns of the campaign participated in the march dedicated to the Armenian Genocide victims....


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On February 7, 2016  the events of "Shirak Winter" and "Bun Barekendan" took place in Mother Armenia memorial, where Gyumri Youth Initiative Centre had a participation. The staff, members, local and international volunteers participated in the march from Gyumri Central Park to Mother Armenia. During the march, the participants were wearing the masks of Gyumri's remarkable people, made by our international vulunteers. People also were helped with "bagharjes" cooked by YIC staff. The event was organized by Gyumri municipality.     See more...