The Final Results of “Peace Lessons from COVID-19″ essay contest

We overcame another difficult and responsible job today, summarizing the results of the essay contest. The commission consisted of: Armen Varosyan – The Urban Foundation, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Mariana Edilyan – HR Planning and Development Unit Manager, HR Department, MTS Armenia, Liana Mikayelyan – Regional Manager, US Peace Corps in Armenia, Zara […]

Final results of “Peace Lessons from COVID-19″ drawing contest

09․06․2020թ․ The results of the International Drawing contest “Peace Lessons from COVID-19″ were summarized. The members of the commission were:   Jennifer Batton- Professor, Co-Chair GPPAC Peace Education Working Group, Coordinator Ohio Peace and Conflict Studies Network, Ohio, USA, Ohio, Tony Jenkins- Coordinator Global Campaign for Peace Education (USA, Washington), Dr. Gary Shaw- Senior Project […]

“Peace Lessons from COVID-19” 4th Annual Contest

  Dear schoolchildren and youth, “Women for Development” NGO is pleased to announce its 4th annual peace drawings and essays contest, with this year’s theme being “Peace Lessons from COVID-19” (here are the link from the previous contests).  Presently the corona virus pandemics has become a challenge for the entire humanity, and the emergency state […]

“Power of Peace” Exhibition 2018 launched

On 3rd of November Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) in Yerevan kindly hosted current exhibition of 3rd Pan Armenian Painting Contest: “Power of Peace” dedicated to both International Peace Day and Armenian “Velvet Revolution”. The competition was organized by Women for Development NGO in framework of “Peace Education in Armenia Schools” program, in which 262 […]

“Power of Peace”, 3rd Annual Painting Competition

Dear teachers and schoolchildren, “Women for Development” NGO (WFD NGO) announces the 3rd Pan-Armenian Painting Contest, this year under the motto “Power of Peace”. Goal of the contest The main purpose of the competition is to draw the attention of schoolchildren to the noble ideas of peace, love, solidarity and tolerance and show everyone the […]

“I am a Sower of Peace” art exhibition launched at UN House in Armenia

September 21 is the international day of Peace, while the summarizing exhibition of the 2nd Pan Armenian painting contest “I am a Sower of Peace” was opened at UN House in Armenia on the previous day. The contest was initiated by “Women for Development” NGO within the “Armenia and Neighbors: In Search for Peace” project […]

“Let’s live in peace with our neighbors” exhibition in Geneva

“Let’s live in peace with our neighbors” exhibition was opened in “La Grande Boissière” international school in Geneva on 16-30 September with the support of “Giving Women” association. The first three prize winner paintings and the selected 50 best artworks were displayed at the exhibition. In her opening speech WFD NGO president Gohar Markosyan presented […]

“Let’s live in Peace with our neighbours” drawing contest

drawing exhbition UN

An exhibition dedicated to peace titled “Let’s Live in Peace with our Neighbors” was launched today at the UN House in Armenia. 165 school-children from 8 regions of Armenia participated in the contest organized by World Council of Churches Armenia Round Table and the NGO Women for Development. The UN Department of Public Information Yerevan […]