EVS/EVASENDING
YIC NGO in the framework of “European Solidarity Corps” (former: ”Youth In Action”) the ”European Voluntary Activities” program. EVA gives Armenian youth a chance to volunteer in EU countries.
EVA aims to instill in young people humanism, tolerance and to encourage active citizenship for community development.


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“EVS: Open Up”    Hosting organization: Stowarzyszenie “Dorośli – Dzieciom”   When: April 2019 – April 2020   Where:  Sępólno Krajeńskie, Poland   Aim: To empower and assist young people in their personal and social development, to provide a safe and supportive environment for young people to realize and achieve their full potential.   Volunteer Name:  Lyudmila Kocharyan     Volunteer's Tasks: To prepare and lead classes for young people on the topics art, music, theatre, cooking, photography, journalism, to organize and take part in various social and art events such as exhibitions, shows, help in creatin...


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On May 26 another hiking was organized by Gyumri “Youth initiative centre" NGO. The first palce which we visited was Rabati Castle. The next stop was beautiful Parvani Lake, it was followed by Vardzi cave, which amazed us with its powerful and spectacular view and the last place of the route was Khertvisi Fortress.  ...


TITLE: CAUCAN – Counter and Alternative Narratives for Human Rights in the Caucasus PLACE: Tbilisi, Georgia DATES: 17-25 June, 2019     THE PROJECT OBJECTIVES: - To train participants on human rights education and education for democratic citizenship; - To give participants trainer competencies; - To create the leaders and advocates for HRE; - To increase the recognition of non-formal learning. WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: Participants should be 20-35 years old youth workers who have experience taking action against hate speech, preferably having work experience with marginalized groups.   Working language is ENGLISH. &nbs...


  TITLE: Cultu(Ru)ral Challenge PLACE: Ozalj, Croatia DATES: 2-9 September, 2019       THE PROJECT AIMS to improve and develop sense of solidarity, cultural tolerance and human rights with the help of intercultural communication skills.   THE PROJECT OBJECTIVES: to promote intercultural dialogue, tolerance, solidarity and human rights to improve key competences of young people with the aim of strengthening their possibilities in labour market to promote active citizenship to improve their soft skills (self-confidence, communication skills, empathy) to raise quality of youth work in European context ...


April 2019, city of Gyumri, Project Design training for Upshift adolescent teams by YIC and Unicef


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“EVS between East and West - Young Ambassadors of the Future”   Hosting organization: Europejskie Forum Mlodziezy   When:  April 2019 - July 2019   Where:  Klodzko, Poland   Aim: To develop local youths’ cultural sensitivity, tolerance, to introduce history, customs, traditions and problems of Europeans, as well as to increase self-esteem and improve language skills of youngsters.   Volunteer Name:  Armine Khudoyan   Volunteer's Tasks: To promote local and international volunteering opportunities among young people in the community, to organize different events, write articles and make promotional videos about her vo...


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“Volunteering Activities, rewarding experiences”      When: March 2019 – August 2019   Where:  Gyumri, Armenia     Aim: To promote volunteerism and intercultural communication through peer-to-peer learning and non-formal educational activities.   Volunteer Name:  Sarah Fawaz (France),     Volunteer’s Tasks: To support in organizational activities of "Friday’s Cafe", to plan, prepare and run French club, to organize promotional activities about volunteering and present the culture, food, dances and traditions of her country.   The budget of the project 3920 EUR.   ...


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“Create Opportunities”      When: January 2019 – January 2020   Where:  Gyumri, Armenia     Aim: To promote volunteerism and link art and intercultural learning for the empowerment and self-development of young people.   Volunteer Name:  Pia Kai Sild (Estonia),     Volunteer’s Tasks: To support in organizational activities of "Friday’s Cafe", to plan, prepare and run a handicraft and drawing club for “Youth House” beneficiaries, to organize promotional activities about volunteering and present the culture, food, dances and traditions of her country.   The budget of the project 7234 EUR. ...