Civic Dialogue and Action

Beneficiaries Description: Direct beneficiaries are 600-800 university students. Indirect beneficiaries include two university students, student councils’ members, and administration

Project areas: Gavar (Gegharkunik) , Gyumri (Shirak)

Project Goal: To assist university students in Armenia’s outer-laying regions to play a more active, capable and informed role in Armenia’s immediate and long-term economic, social and political development.

Project objectives:

  1. To develop the organizational and technical capacities of Student Councils in regional universities, helping them to more effectively fulfill the responsibilities entrusted to them by the student bodies they represent.
  2. To empower university students outside of Yerevan to more actively and effectively participate in dialogue, initiatives and actions related to relevant social issues in Armenia.
  3. To create opportunities for dialogue, information, exchange and learning between university students and key players in government and non-governmental organizations and other civil society structures.
  4. To build a network of communication and collaboration on social and civil issues between university students in different regions of Armenia.
Project Type:Self-Developed / Direct Implementation
Start date:June 2005
End date:June 2006
Coordinator / Responsible Person:Ruben Krikyan
Partner Organization:

1. Center for Community Dialogue and Initiative (CCDI).
2. Gyumri State Pedagogical Institute, Gyumri, Shirak marz.
3. Gavar State University, Gavar, Gegharkunik marz.

Implementer:JMF / Center for Community Dialogue and Initiative (CCDI)
Project Cost by JMF:AMD: 20,776,208
Beneficiaries Number:800