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 […]

The first distant performance of the Forum Theater took place

22.04.2020 The work of the Forum Theatre groups functioning in WFD NGO beneficiary communities has also been transferred online. On the initiative of Alla Khachatryan, responsible for Tsoghamarg Forum Theatre group, the audience had an opportunity to watch the first remote performance prepared by the group members. The topic of the performance was chosen in […]

“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 […]

New center for Anushavan Youth gorup

Anushavan youth centre

22.04.2020 As soon as the work of the construction shops resumed, the construction works of the area for the Anushavan youth group also started. The goal of the project submitted by the community youngsters is to establish a center to organize the working meetings and trainings of Anushavan youth group members in a proper way. […]

A Letter from our partners in Belgrade

16.04.2020 Today we received a very heartfelt and at the same time inspiring letter from Marija Cornik, a high school teacher and psychologist from Sveti Sava school in Belgrade. WFD NGO members got acquainted with her in December 2019 in frames of the visit to Serbia. The goal of the visit was the joint project […]

“Уроки мира от COVID 19” 4-ый ежегодный конкурс

  Дорогие школьники и молодые люди, НПО “Женщины во имя развития” объявляет 4-ый ежегодный конкурс рисунков и эссе на тему мира под названием “Уроки мира от COVID 19”. Сегодня всемирная пандемия коронавируса и чрезвычайное положение во многих странах мира вынудили миллионы людей оставаться дома, нарушив нормальный образ жизни и рабочий ритм каждого человека. Несмотря на […]

Arpeni’s leisure center has been equipped with sport goods

18.03.2020 Back in 2019 the community youth leisure center was renovated and partially furnished, a local heating system was installed, providing comfortable conditions for the center to function fully. In a short time, the center became a favorite place not only for the youth but also for other members of the community to discuss community […]

“Model International Criminal Court – MICC” training

15․03․2020 “Women for Development” NGO, in collaboration with the German organization Kreisau-Initiative e.V. and through financial support of EU program “Erazmus+”, recently participated in the project “Model International Criminal Court – MICC Caucasus”. 8 students from Gyumri (7 from Shirak State University and 1 from Yerevan State University) together with WFD NGO staff members Susanna […]

Working Meeting at WFD NGO Office

03.03.2020 On March 3rd, WFD NGO office hosted a working meeting with Nora Alanakyan, the deputy director of the Austrian Development Agency’s office in Yerevan, Tatevik Baghdasaryan, director of KASA Foundation and Karl Reiner, consultant from Austrian ÖAR GmbH  company. During the meeting, goals and objectives of the “Development of Rural Areas (DORA) in Shirak, […]