TITLE: Think Wide - Light UP your body and mind! PLACE: Bakuriani, Georgia DATES: June 29 - July 07, 2019 THE PROJECT AIMS to instill the sense of health as a whole thing with different aspects in it and to empower young people’s engagement in the healthy lifestyle.     THE PROJECT OBJECTIVES:   To develop participants’ understanding of the key principles of healthy life; types of health and connection between them To develop a common understanding of healthy lifestyle To give participants possibility to create their own healthy life model and strive to get close to it To promote non-formal education Promote intercu...


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NAME: "International Volunteering for raising the intercultural understanding in Łazarz district" PLACE: Poznan, Poland DURATION: September, 2019 - August, 2020 HOSTING ORGANIZATION: Centre for Youth Initiatives Horizons SENDING ORGANIZATION: Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” (YIC) NGO AIM: To contribute to the individual and social development of local youth and children, to improve teamwork and language skills, and to increase the level of intercultural awareness. WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: The program is for 18-30 years old, initiative, motivated young people with conversational level of English. TO APPLY you need to send your CV (Word or PDF forma...


April 2019, city of Gyumri, Project Design training for Upshift adolescent teams by YIC and Unicef
On April 14, in the frames of UNICEF “UPSHIFT Armenia” adolescent development and empowerment prօgramme a “Project Design” training course took place in Gyumri Technological Center. 46 adolescents from Shirak and Lori regions participated in the training. 10 teams, who passed the competition of community development youth projects, selected their mentors by lot. Until May 5 with their mentors teams will work on their projects defining the aim, objectives, actions, responsible persons, existing and required recourses. On May 5 and 6 during the final selection event which will take place in Gyumri the 10 teams will present their ideas from which 5 projects w...


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On April 13, mentors’ training of UNICEF “UPSHIFT Armenia” adolescent development and empowerment prօgramme on Project Design took place. During the training course, 5 mentors of the programme had an opportunity to get acquainted with the process of generating ideas, defining goals and objectives of the project, design action and financial plans, and styles of evaluating and monitoring the implementation of the project. The training was conducted by Anna Yeghoyan and Karen Sargsyan. It should be noted that from April to August selected mentors will support groups of adolescents formed within the UNICEF “UPSHIFT Armenia” adolescent development and empow...


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On April 12 another ‘’Friday’s Café’’ of Gyumri "Youth Initiatives Center" NGO took place. This time the topic was Music. In the warm atmosphere of “Friday’s café” the participants learned Estonian, Czech, French, Slovakian and Armenian songs and taste A CUP OF MUSIC. And the event was more musical and beautiful with the songs of "Jranerk" music band. ...


NAME: "EUROBAKCYARDS 9" PLACE: Bydgoszcz, Poland DURATION: July 15 - August 31, 2019 HOSTING ORGANIZATION: Fundacja Wiatrak SENDING ORGANIZATION: Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” (YIC) NGO AIM: Raise the intercultural awareness of local children and youth through organizing various cultural events and games. WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: The program is for 18-30 years old, initiative, motivated young people with conversational level of English. TO APPLY you need to send your CV and a motivation letter in English to evs.sending@yic.am email address.   APPLICATION DEADLINE is April 14, 18:00. In case of further questions you can contact Mari...


NAME: “Make your neighbourhood move!” PLACE: Vaulx-en-Velin (Lyon), France DURATION: May 22 - June 12, 2019 HOSTING ORGANIZATION: Concordia organisation SENDING ORGANIZATION: Gyumri “Youth Initiative Centre” (YIC) NGO AIM: To promote cross-cultural interrelations between neighboring communities, through various events and with the participation of "International Social Housing Festival". WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: The program is for 18-30 years old, initiative, motivated young people with conversational level of English. Knowledge of basic French will be plus. TO APPLY you need to send your CV and a motivation letter in English to evs.sending@yic....