Grant List of 2002 Year


  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-28

    Program:

    HESP

    Grant Number:

    513252ABC1-1040

    Organization:

    Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) State University

    Contact:

    Karlen Mirumyan

    Grant Amount:

    $20,675.00

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to organize a summer school "Conflict transformation and ways of peace establishment in South Caucasus" from August 10, 2003 to August 31, 2003 (invited lecturers are from Austria, Russia, Georgia and Armenia, and participants are from the NIS and Eastern European countries), to develop and implement new curricula at the Russian-Armenian University, and to publish and distribute materials to other Higher education institutions





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-27

    Program:

    Women

    Grant Number:

    510392TB82-1091

    Organization:

    "Hope and Help", NGO

    Contact:

    Yenok Shatvoryan

    Grant Amount:

    9298 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to foster reduction of risk of HIV/STD infection among women sex-workers in Yerevan by increasing awareness of the risks and providing training of trainers for 20 sex-workers regarding sexually transmitted diseases. Medical and Psychological consultations will be provided for sex-workers as well. A thousand copies of the booklet on sources of infections and basic prevention methods of the HIV/STD will be published after approval of its camera-ready version





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-24

    Program:

    Women

    Grant Number:

    500852TA51-1152

    Organization:

    TRUST Social Work and Sociological Research Center

    Contact:

    Hasmik Gevorgyan

    Grant Amount:

    38120 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to provide gender education in 5 schools, (train 15 teachers and 120 school students), to conduct Women's Leadership seminars (for 100 participants), to continue Women's Oral Histories program by preparing for publication a book, and airing 12 radio programs based on the stories gathered during the program





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-03-28

    Program:

    Women

    Grant Number:

    506132TB51-437

    Organization:

    Hazarashen, NGO

    Contact:

    Ara Gulyan

    Grant Amount:

    7490 USD

    Purpose:

    To conduct a research on the real picture, functioning mechanisms of prostitution and human trafficking in Armenia particularly, in the area of earthquake. Together with “Hope and Help” and International Bar Union NGOs the training session on problems of prostitution and trafficking for interested governmental and non-governmental organizations will be created. The results of the research and recommendations will be presented to governmental and non-governmental organizations for discussion





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-03-28

    Program:

    Women

    Grant Number:

    510362TBA1-438

    Organization:

    International Bar Union

    Contact:

    Tigran Janoyan

    Grant Amount:

    11485 USD

    Purpose:

    To develop and implement the principles, approaches towards a consistent legal policy in treating the problems of trafficking and prostitution; to raise the concepts that would promote human rights, protection and public security. In the course of project implementation it is suggested to conduct research work and to publish a bulletin comprising the results of the research, to develop teaching course for NGO activists, working in the area and educators, to establish a specialized legal aid and consultancy service for victims of trafficking and abused women





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-04-03

    Program:

    Women

    Grant Number:

    505942TBA1-580

    Organization:

    Women's Rights Center, NGO

    Contact:

    Susanna Vardanyan

    Grant Amount:

    10377 USD

    Purpose:

    For the production of the film "Vicious Circle" in accordance with the previously approved script of the film. The film is aimed to address the issue of high migration from Armenia analyzing causes and consequences particularly from the point of view of women's issues. The film shall raise awareness of the negative outcomes as well as reveal urgent problems





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-03-22

    Program:

    Women

    Grant Number:

    510392TB81

    Organization:

    Hope and Help, NGO

    Contact:

    Yenok Shatvoryan

    Grant Amount:

    7358 USD

    Purpose:

    To raise the level of female sex-workers knowledge regarding the HIV/STD transmission and preventive means, as well as knowledge on human and civic rights, legislation of the Republic of Armenia on sex-work issues and legislation of countries of frequent trafficking, to provide medical, phychological and legal counseing to female sex-workers, to expand outreach program with sex-workers in Yerevan and other regions (Shirak, Lori and Syunik), to foster further amendmenta in the Law of the Republic of Armenia regarding Public Health Policy





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-06-05

    Program:

    Women

    Grant Number:

    505942TBA2

    Organization:

    Women's Rights Center, NGO

    Contact:

    Susanna Vardanyan

    Grant Amount:

    3783 USD

    Purpose:

    For the publication of 500 copies of Margaret A. Schuler's "Women's Human Rights Step by Step" book. The publication will be financed upon Women, Law & Development International's approval of camera-ready (lay-out, graphics, etc.) translated version of the book





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-06-15

    Program:

    Step by Step

    Grant Number:

    504722CB11-649

    Organization:

    "Step by Step" Benevolent Foundation

    Contact:

    Ruzanna Tsarukyan

    Grant Amount:

    212700 USD

    Purpose:

    To implement OSIAF Armenia's SBS Program





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-05-13

    Program:

    Publishing

    Grant Number:

    507112HHI1

    Organization:

    "Tigran Mets" Publishing House, CJSC

    Contact:

    Vrezh Markosyan

    Grant Amount:

    4860 USD

    Purpose:

    Translation into Armenian and publishing of 1000 copies of David Hume's "An Inquiry Concerning Human Understanding". It is deemed that the remaining amount will be matched by the organization





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-06-18

    Program:

    Publishing

    Grant Number:

    500872HHE1

    Organization:

    "Apollo" Publishing House

    Contact:

    Varuzhan Ayvazyan

    Grant Amount:

    4580 USD

    Purpose:

    For the translation into Armenian and publishing of 1000 copies of Canetti Elias's "Masse und Macht". It is deemed that the remaining amount will be matched by your organization





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-06-14

    Program:

    Publishing

    Grant Number:

    513832HG51

    Organization:

    "Chess Academy" Fund

    Contact:

    Smbat Lputyan

    Grant Amount:

    5887 USD

    Purpose:

    For the pupose of creation of Armenian Virtual Chess Club Web site. After the development of the web site, a direct link to http://www.schoolnet.am/ site should be established





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-09-13

    Program:

    Publishing

    Grant Number:

    507822HG51

    Organization:

    Armenian National Publishers Association

    Contact:

    Vahan Khachatryan

    Grant Amount:

    12660 USD

    Purpose:

    Organization of the second all-Armenian Book fair; preparing and inserting of the Internet-catalogue "Books in Print" on the web site





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-07-16

    Program:

    Publishing

    Grant Number:

    507532HHI1-810

    Organization:

    Encyclopedia-Armenica Co., Ltd.

    Contact:

    Stepan Kerobyan

    Grant Amount:

    5000 USD

    Purpose:

    Translation into Armenian and publishing of 800 copies of Borgman, Christine L.'s "From Gutenberg to the Global Information Infrastructure: Access to Information in the Netwoeked World (Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing). It is deemed that the remaining amount will be matched by the organization





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-11-25

    Program:

    Publishing

    Grant Number:

    500672HG51-834

    Organization:

    State Engineering University of Armenia

    Contact:

    Eduard Manukyan

    Grant Amount:

    7000 USD

    Purpose:

    For creation of a screen message English – Armenian translation system. Software must be able to translate Windows 95/98 system message and “Help” files into Armenian in real time. The software must be licensed as a freeware and must be available on the web (http://www.schoolnet.am) for free download





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-24

    Program:

    Publishing

    Grant Number:

    515862HG51

    Organization:

    "Mitk" Publishing House, Ltd.

    Contact:

    Stepan Danielyan

    Grant Amount:

    4140 USD

    Purpose:

    For publishing of 1500 copies (200 copies with hard cover and 1300 copies with soft cover) of Turkish-Armenian Dictionary (book format 60 x 84 1/16; 440 pages, 27.5 printing pages)





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-11-28

    Program:

    Public Health

    Grant Number:

    504252JA51

    Organization:

    "Khnamk", NGO

    Contact:

    Vahagn Majinyan

    Grant Amount:

    14596 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to promote full involvement and integration of people with long term psychiatric problems and mental disabilities into community life by individual approach to each of the clients; by providing food and accommodation and by organizing events; to establish a network of people interested in mental disabilities issues; to influence legislation changes and improve life conditions of people with mental disabilities; to establish links between NGO sector and the government by raising public awareness on the problems of mentally disabled





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-11-28

    Program:

    Public Health

    Grant Number:

    503512JA51-1157

    Organization:

    Mental Health Foundation

    Contact:

    Karen Nahapetyan

    Grant Amount:

    26000 USD

    Purpose:

    For the rehabilitation and reintegration of people with mental disabilities, who will attend the Day center by providing continuity of care after a period of in-patient care; by providing support to the families and relatives of mentally disabled people, by changing the attitude of the community and government officials towards the mentally disabled people; establishment of a network of people interested in mental disabilities issues to influence legislation changes and improve life conditions of people with mental disabilities; establishment of links between NGO sector and the government by raising public awareness on the problems of mentally disabled





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-20

    Program:

    Public Health

    Grant Number:

    507882JM21-940

    Organization:

    American University of Armenia

    Contact:

    Michael E. Thompson

    Grant Amount:

    20000 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: continuing development for School for Health Care Management and Administration (SHCMA) faculty (50% of 4FTE) within the AUA's College of Health sciences to become a national asset through the development and provision of innovative educational offerings in modern medical management and administration concepts for Armenian and regional health care providers; continuing AUA's membership in ASPHER and active participation in the annual conference and the Deans/Directors meeting; continuing needs assessment for a regional recruitment program to admit annually regional and foreign students into its MPH program; offering by SHCMA "executive" models of delivering educational programs locally and throughout the region; formation of a local professional public health organization; attending specialty courses by local faculty as well as sending junior faculty to European or US Schools for obtaining doctoral degrees in PH and to return to the AUA and be the sustaining faculty for future courses and programs in PH





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-20

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    514632CA52-1001

    Organization:

    Boarding School # 5

    Contact:

    Varduhi Katinyan

    Grant Amount:

    6585 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to create community Tele-communication center in the school, that will serve the school and community t elecommunication and IT training needs; to provide computer training for 160 people (students, teachers, community members). On the second phase of the project two study groups will be created: group for publishing a school newsletter, and an Internet study group to study web design





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-26

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    516742CA51-1050

    Organization:

    Berdavan School

    Contact:

    Maksim Maralchyan

    Grant Amount:

    7003 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to create community Tele-communication center in the school, that will serve the serve the school and community telecommunication and IT training needs; to provide computer training for students (students of 5-10 grades two classes a week), teachers, and community members





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-19

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    503702CA51-943

    Organization:

    School # 43 after Grigor Zohrap

    Contact:

    Ruzanna Muradyan

    Grant Amount:

    3660 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to promote school community center development by: 1) porviding computer training for 120 students, 30 teachers, and 120 community members; 2) creating a community center for life-long Civic education on the basis of School Community Center resources. Civic education will be organized through the I*EARN program civic education forums, discussions on civic issues and conducting case study performances with the involvement of 300 school students and 500 community members





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-19

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    503812CA51-745

    Organization:

    School # 1

    Contact:

    Rafik Hasasyan

    Grant Amount:

    4555 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following puropses: to create Community Tele-communication Center and useit fo the improvement of educational process by conducting Computer and Internet Courses; to use the Internet resources in educational process and for community needs. Computer courses will be conducted for 180 students, 40 community members and 20 teachers of the school





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-26

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    505932CA51-1088

    Organization:

    Boarding School of Children with Hearing Problems

    Contact:

    Mushegh Hovhannisyan

    Grant Amount:

    4995 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to develop Tele-communication center activities by providing computer training for 60 teachers, students (2 groups by 5 students a day), and community members





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-19

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    516012CA51-990

    Organization:

    School # 2

    Contact:

    Manya Sarkisyan

    Grant Amount:

    6690 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to create community Tele-communication center in the school, that will serve the school and community telecommunication and IT training needs; to provide computer training for 360 people, of which 40 are teachers and 320 are studets, as well as for community members





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-26

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    500492CA51-1090

    Organization:

    College # 1 after Soghomon Abovyan

    Contact:

    Liza Margaryan

    Grant Amount:

    6175 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to provide computer and Internet training for disabled children (4 groups by 4 people) and children from unsecured families (3 groups by 10 people); to provide the children and their parents (24 people) with the knowledge on their rights in democratic state





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-26

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    516762CA51-1053

    Organization:

    School # 15

    Contact:

    Hamazasp Khachatryan

    Grant Amount:

    7147 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to create community Tele-communication center in the school, that will serve the school and community telecommunication and IT training needs; to provide computer training for 70 teachers, 300 students, 36 members of "Cooperation School-Parents", as well as for community members





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-26

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    516162CA51-1002

    Organization:

    School # 1

    Contact:

    Anahit Poghosyan

    Grant Amount:

    6503 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to create community Tele-communication center in the school, that will serve the school and community telecommucation and IT training needs; to provide computer training training for 324 people: 144 students, 60 teachers (24 from two neighboring schools), and 120 community members





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-19

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    516392CA51-1018

    Organization:

    School # 4 after A.S. Pushkin

    Contact:

    Razmik Charchyan

    Grant Amount:

    7407 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to create community Tele-communication center in the school, that will serve the school and community telecommunication and IT training needs; to provide computer training for 216 people, of which 65 are teacheres and 151 are students, as well as for community members





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-11-26

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    516352CA51-1016

    Organization:

    School # 170

    Contact:

    Susanna Parsadanyan

    Grant Amount:

    6166 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to create community telecommunication and IT training needs; to provide computer training for 410 people: 60 students, 200 teachers (teachers from neighboring 5 schools are included as well), and community members





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-06-27

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    500312CA51-673

    Organization:

    School # 89 after Daniel Varujan

    Contact:

    Ofelia Petrosyan

    Grant Amount:

    4010 USD

    Purpose:

    For organizing: training sessions on computer and Internet; English courses for the community members





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-06-26

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    500462CA51-685

    Organization:

    School # 5

    Contact:

    Armine Eloyan

    Grant Amount:

    3995 USD

    Purpose:

    For the training of subject teachers with the Internet eucational resources, publishing of school newspaper and creation of educational CD collection





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-06-27

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    500452CA51-678

    Organization:

    School # 25

    Contact:

    Gagik Stepanyan

    Grant Amount:

    3975 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: provision of telecommunication services to the local community, and development of school-community relations with the purpose of school transformation into telecommunication center for local community





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-06-27

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    512892CA51

    Organization:

    Basic School of Gyumri Pedagogical Institute

    Contact:

    Levon Sekhposyan

    Grant Amount:

    2560 USD

    Purpose:

    For organizing summer computer school for the Community children and adults (24 people, 24 hours)





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-06-27

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    503822CA51-738

    Organization:

    School # 1

    Contact:

    Lousik Khachatryan

    Grant Amount:

    5932 USD

    Purpose:

    Organization of computer and Internet training sessions for students and teachers of the School and community, creation of the web page of the School, printing of the newspaper on IT and other school subjects issues





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-06-26

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    500332CA51-676

    Organization:

    College after Anania Shirakatsi

    Contact:

    Ashot Alikhanyan

    Grant Amount:

    3860 USD

    Purpose:

    For the training of subjects teachers with educational Internet resources, methods of approaches to these resources and forms of their usage during the ecucational process





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-08-29

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    503862CA51-734

    Organization:

    School # 145

    Contact:

    Zhanna Tadevosyan

    Grant Amount:

    4080 USD

    Purpose:

    For: transformation of socially active School # 145 into Community Tele-Communication and Intellectual Center through the creation of Educational Center "Hope". The transformation process will include education on subject and inter-subject levels





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-08-29

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    505952CA51-736

    Organization:

    Teachers Union of Goris

    Contact:

    Artashes Torozyan

    Grant Amount:

    9378 USD

    Purpose:

    For: the creation of the Educational WEB-site for Syunik region and three lingual WEB-site for the newspaper "Teacher"





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-08-28

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    514632CA51

    Organization:

    Boarding School # 5

    Contact:

    Varduhi Katinyan

    Grant Amount:

    4370 USD

    Purpose:

    For the participation of the School Dancers' group (eighteen students, two teachers and the principal) in the festival "Generation of the XXI century" to be held in Moscow, September 16-23, 2002. The Festival is organized for the orphans from CIS countries





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-07-19

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    503802CA51-733

    Organization:

    School # 1

    Contact:

    Hasmik Hambardzumanyan

    Grant Amount:

    4135 USD

    Purpose:

    For: further development of Community School activities; particularly work with the community, provision of the computer and tele-communication services, entertainment activities as well as usage of computer and the Internet resources in educational process with the involvement of subject teachers





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-09-11

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    512852CA51-670

    Organization:

    "Quantum" College

    Contact:

    Robert Vardanyan

    Grant Amount:

    18266 USD

    Purpose:

    To create electronic modules for teaching History of Armenian Culture, Physics, and Mathematics; to implement these modules in thirty Secondury Schools which are involved in the OSIAF Armenia National Education Program; to train up to one hundred and eighty school teachers (6 teachers from each school) to use these modules





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-09-11

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    503852CA51-727

    Organization:

    School # 1

    Contact:

    Aregnaz Arakelyan

    Grant Amount:

    4285 USD

    Purpose:

    For the further development of Computer and Aesthetic Education at Metsamor School # 1





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-06-26

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    500342CA51-688

    Organization:

    Aparan Physics-Mathematics School

    Contact:

    Manvel Petrosyan

    Grant Amount:

    6980 USD

    Purpose:

    For: regional TeleCenter development, organization of services to the local community (Desktop publishing and computer classes for the community, 90 students within 10 months)





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-11-25

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    503872CA51-742

    Organization:

    School # 5 after Vahan Teryan

    Contact:

    Lyova Baroyan

    Grant Amount:

    5385 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to develop School Community Center by: conducting computer training for 64 students, 64 teachers and 64 community members; conducting sewing courses for 12 students and 12 teachers and community members; and publishing School Newsletter using the capacity of Tele-communication Center





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-05

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    503832CA51-744

    Organization:

    Educational Complex # 1

    Contact:

    Jemma Amirkhanyan

    Grant Amount:

    3400 USD

    Purpose:

    For the continuation of the previous project and aims to develop school as an intellectual community and TeleCommunication center, preparing of the two-weeks school newspaper





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-07-22

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    503842CA51-732

    Organization:

    School # 5 after N. Sisakyan

    Contact:

    Svetlana Musaelyan

    Grant Amount:

    4310 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: continuation of the activities on providing computer classes, creation of special educational programs, organization of web-design groups, organizing of connoisseur's club, creation of video documents of open lessons, provision the community with the access to the Internet, placement of school library resources into the school data base





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-13

    Program:

    National Education

    Grant Number:

    507562CA51-1087

    Organization:

    "Lusntag", NGO

    Contact:

    Drustamat Khudaverdyan

    Grant Amount:

    6790 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to develop Community Telecommunication Center, and provide computer, Internet and English language training sessions for 100 people (pupils, students and community members)





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-11-28

    Program:

    Media

    Grant Number:

    500582MB52-948

    Organization:

    Internews-Armenia

    Contact:

    David Sandukhchyan

    Grant Amount:

    17580 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to provide expertise and recommendations on the legislation base in the part related to: Internet, access to information, information security, to organize policy advice in the area of regulation of the telecommunications market, to support legal aid for telecommunication and information market stakeholders, to evaluate the implementation of the National ICT Development Strategy, to assist for simplifying the process of licensure, to study Internet and telecom market and publication of relevant analytical materials, to initiate public discussion of the issues related to the development of Internet in Armenia through round tables, seminars and on-line in www.internet.media.am web page, to assist national Internet domain register in development of dispute resolution policy, to develop alternative methods of conflict resolution in information and communication sphere





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-05-23

    Program:

    Media

    Grant Number:

    500582MB51-679

    Organization:

    Internews-Armenia

    Contact:

    Konstantin Gueodakian

    Grant Amount:

    30110 USD

    Purpose:

    To support the existing media telecommunication network; to develop www.media.am web site through expansion of news, analytic, audio-visual and other necessary information for Mass Media; to support investigative journalists' www.hetq.am web site as an on-line MM; to assist activities of GIPI, which are primarily focused on providing assistance to local authorities and civil society groups in adoption of ICT (information communication technologies) legislation and relevant self-regulation mechanisms; to conduct five-day seminars for journalists of TV stations on technical and journalistic aspects of new technologies in media and seminar-training for journalists of all TV stations on "Working in On Line News Agencies"; to support and for service of "Virtual News Exhange"





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-26

    Program:

    Library

    Grant Number:

    500542HA51-1165

    Organization:

    National Library of Armenia

    Contact:

    David Sargsyan

    Grant Amount:

    311065 USD

    Purpose:

    For the creation of Union Electronic catalogue of Armenian National Bibliography





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-09-13

    Program:

    Library

    Grant Number:

    511692CC22-941

    Organization:

    Fundamental Scientific Library of the NARA

    Contact:

    Anry Nersessian

    Grant Amount:

    17570 USD

    Purpose:

    Creation of ELCA to coordinate acquiring and using of electronic resources delivered by eIFL Direct Project; for marketing and promotion activities; training of member libraries' staff as well as support activities in usage of electronic content; creating web-site with full information on the activities, regulations, delivered services, with support hotline and feedback module, etc., jointly with members ensure fundraising of eIFL membership fees; monitoring the usage of electronic content at member libraries





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-02-20

    Program:

    Library

    Grant Number:

    511692HC31

    Organization:

    Fundamental Scientific Library of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia

    Contact:

    Anry Nersessian

    Grant Amount:

    12880 USD

    Purpose:

    Installation of 5 CD-DVD towers in the following 5 libraries, which participate in EIFL Direct Project: National Library of Armenia, Fundamental Library of NAS RA, Republican Scientific Technical Library, Republican Scientific Medical Library, Yerevan State University Library; installation of Fiber optic link between Fundamenal Library of NAS RA and Presidium of NAS RA





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-06-10

    Program:

    Library

    Grant Number:

    510832HC81-493

    Organization:

    Centralized Coordinate of Libraries

    Contact:

    Ara Papanyan

    Grant Amount:

    16291 USD

    Purpose:

    For: creation of library in orphanage; creation of cartoon theater for children under 13 years





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-19

    Program:

    Law

    Grant Number:

    508262PB61

    Organization:

    Helsinki Committee of Armenia

    Contact:

    Avetik Ishkhanyan

    Grant Amount:

    39288 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to ensure heightened public awareness of human rights through preparing and publishing a monthly periodical the “Human Rights Bulletin” (12 months). The Bulletin will introduce the results of monitoring of the implementation of the country’s commitments as of a member of the Council of Europe. It will also serve a forum for covering the activities of human rights (HR) organizations and reporting on current issues and problems in the area of the HR in Armenian. The collaboration will be established among all legal and professional lawyers unions, as well as the respective committees of the National Assembly, Government, Ministry of Justice and representatives of the legislative organs. The electronic version will be available on www.hra.am Internet site. The Bulletin will be published in Armenian and English at circulation rate of 500 copies and will be distributed to NGOs, governmental bodies, international organizations, libraries and other interested institutions. In the framework of the project round table by each volume will be organized





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-09-13

    Program:

    Law

    Grant Number:

    505982PBP1

    Organization:

    Civil Society Development Union

    Contact:

    Samvel Martirosyan

    Grant Amount:

    19329 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: analysis and comparison of the Armenian and international legislation and policies on Secondary Education; finding out of the problems that might lead to corrupt practices in the education system; development of policy recommendations to eliminate corruption in the education system and organization of public discussion on this issue; monitoring of financial, methodological and program management of 10 schools; organizing of the seminar for principles of these 10 schools. The results of the analysis will be published and distributed through governmental bodies, National Assembly, schools, Universities and NGOs





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-30

    Program:

    Law

    Grant Number:

    500162PA71

    Organization:

    Bar Association of the Republic of Armenia

    Contact:

    Vigen Kocharyan

    Grant Amount:

    25157 USD

    Purpose:

    For: development and expansion of free legal aid services provided within your organization to vulnerable groups of population in Yerevan, Vanadzor, Ararat and Hrazdan, organization of trainings for lawyers working in marzes, implementation of regular monitoring. In the framework of the project 12 consultancies on frequently asked questions will be organized in regions and prisons. These groups include but are not limited to disabled, elderly, children, refugees, pensioners, women, prisoners and former prisoners. The services include both consulting and representation at the court





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-05-15

    Program:

    Law

    Grant Number:

    500162PA21

    Organization:

    Bar Association of the Republic of Armenia

    Contact:

    Vigen Kocharyan

    Grant Amount:

    18208 USD

    Purpose:

    To organize seminar "Human Rights for Lawyers" in Yerevan, May 24-26, 2002. The aim of the seminar is to present Article 6 of European Convention of Human Rights and procedure of applying to European Court of Human Rights on Article 6 of ECHR. Two foreign and two local experts will work with 30 practical lawyers from Armenia during the seminar





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-29

    Program:

    Law

    Grant Number:

    500092PBP1-1200

    Organization:

    Yerevan State University, Law Department

    Contact:

    Gagik Ghazinyan

    Grant Amount:

    22670 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to develop methodology, ethical criteria and control mechanisms for court procedure process; to train a group of graduate students to conduct two series of monitoring in two courts of first instance and in Court of Appeal along the methodology and developed questionnaires. The results of the first series of monitoring shall be presented to the Council of the Courts' Chairmen along with recommendations for elimination of observed shortcomings. The second series of monitoring shall be conducted to follow up on implementation of recommendations. The final report shall be produced and debated in the Council of the Courts' Chairmen





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-27

    Program:

    Law

    Grant Number:

    514212PB91-833

    Organization:

    National League for Democratic Reforms, NGO

    Contact:

    Karen Ter-Abrahamyan

    Grant Amount:

    18585 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to establish social-rehabilitation center for former prisoners. The Center will organize training sessions for former prisoners on following specializations: computer operator, confectioner, hairdresser, cook, and motorist. Each training will consist of 360 hours. The Center will provide social-psychological and legal support to former prisoners and their families. In the framework of the project the organization will cooperate with Criminal-Executive Department of Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Social Security, Ministry of Education and Science, colonies, BARA, NGOs which operate in this field





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-27

    Program:

    Law

    Grant Number:

    517072PBP1

    Organization:

    Center for Regional Development/ Transparency International Armenia

    Contact:

    Amalia Kostanyan

    Grant Amount:

    13979 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to increase transparency of the political party financing during the parliamentary elections of 2003 and raise public awareness on the parties’ campaign funding and expenditures; to monitor the funding and expenditures of the political parties during the pre-election campaign period; to get the political parties cooperate by providing with the information of their campaign budget and to compare the above-mentioned information for the disclosure of any possible discrepancies. The Project findings will be presented during the final presentation. The Project materials will be translated and published for dissemination among all the interested parties





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-09

    Program:

    Law

    Grant Number:

    508012PB61

    Organization:

    Legal Clinic, Yerevan State University

    Contact:

    Lusine Hovhannisyan

    Grant Amount:

    28901 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to continue and develop students’ practical skills, to develop clinical curriculum, to prepare teaching manuals including video films designed for the clinical trainings, to organize training seminars conducted by the YSU clinicists for the clinical teachers and the staff from other universities in Armenia using the materials and the manuals elaborated by the Clinic, to continue and develop “Law for All” clinical program and to promote the participation of the school teachers in the clinical program as well as contribute to their teaching experience by organizing training sessions and seminars at the Clinic on regular basis, to provide legal services to vulnerable groups of population. The Clinic should promote joint educational programs with the Faculty of Law involving non-clinical professors and students into the work of the Clinic to facilitate the process of integration of the Clinical legal program into the University framework, to promote fund-raising activities for seeking co-funding from other donors in the future and to start working on charge basis with other Universities to ensure financial sustainability of the Clinic and continue the regional cooperation with the Clinics for sharing information and experiences





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-24

    Program:

    Internet

    Grant Number:

    517812HCD1-988

    Organization:

    Computerized Data Set/Integrated Set of Information Systems (CDS/ISIS) Users Group, NGO

    Contact:

    Armen Nazaryan

    Grant Amount:

    19290 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: training of 120 people - 20 Telecenter managers, 20 technicians for servicing equipment, 20 IT trainers to teach community and school students to use information technologies. 20 trainers for distance education based on use of WebCT software and retraining of 20 school network administrators for administration of Win2000 and Linux will be done. Managers, administrators, teachers, service staff, WebCT trainers for servicing 20 Telecenters will be trained. During the project implementation development of the Telecenter network web portal will be done





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-06-24

    Program:

    Internet

    Grant Number:

    512622HE91

    Organization:

    PanArmenian Network, NGO

    Contact:

    Armen Azaryan

    Grant Amount:

    21145 USD

    Purpose:

    For publishing of 99 copies of the first number of “.am” monthly magazine and 500 copies of 6 numbers and creation of the updated online version of the magazine. In the course of implementation, the “PanArmeninan Network”, NGO shall cooperate with the following organizations: Association of Investigate Journalists, Triada Studio, Armenian Internet Society, IREX/IATP, Project Harmony, Internews, Armenian National TV, Department of Journalism of the Yerevan State University





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-06-14

    Program:

    Internet

    Grant Number:

    513822HE91-787

    Organization:

    "Emergency Channel" Information Center

    Contact:

    Nikolay Grigoryan

    Grant Amount:

    13185 USD

    Purpose:

    For creation of "Emergency Channel" website. The content of the web site should provide information regarding emergency situations. During the operation the website must cooperate with the following organizations: Ministry of Emergency Situations, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Agency of Nuclear Energy. The website must weekly update information from the Ministry of Emergency Situations, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Agency of Nuclear Energy, Ministry of Health, Yerevan Press Club, ArmInfo Media Agency, "PanArmenian Network", NGO





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-23

    Program:

    Internet

    Grant Number:

    504632HE51

    Organization:

    Internet Society of Armenia

    Contact:

    Armen Nazaryan

    Grant Amount:

    22905 USD

    Purpose:

    For continuation of Network administration (Linux/Windows) advanced training courses for 12 groups of trainees. The trainees are the school network managers for the regional TeleCenters established within OSIAF Armenia, USIS and the World Bank programs





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-11-28

    Program:

    Internet

    Grant Number:

    500672HE91-855

    Organization:

    State Engineering University of Armenia

    Contact:

    Benjamin Janpoladyan

    Grant Amount:

    16839 USD

    Purpose:

    For ICT training sessions in Yerevan (for 50 teachers), Gyumri (30 teachers) and Kapan (20 teachers). Training should include: basic computer skills – 100 hours, ICT training (WebCT) – 56 hours, web publication – 60 hours, introduction to programming – 20 hours, final testing – 10 hours. Training should be conducted for teachers selected from OSIAF Armenia’s schools and schools selected by the Ministry of Education and Science





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-11-26

    Program:

    Internet

    Grant Number:

    516102HC71-995

    Organization:

    Armenian Research Education Networking Association Foundation (ARENA)

    Contact:

    Grigor Babayan

    Grant Amount:

    4600 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: creation of the electromagnetic compatibility project of the satellite communication on-ground station; installation of the VSAT satellite dish in Yerevan, connectivity provided as a result of the VSAT connection should be available for the OSIAF Armenia and its research and educational projects





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-11-25

    Program:

    I*EARN

    Grant Number:

    501512EC11

    Organization:

    Republican Children Library after Khnko Aper

    Contact:

    Karine Durgaryan

    Grant Amount:

    15000 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to develop teaching and cultural upbringing methods in the framework of I*EARN Program in Armenia; to create and expand national I*EARN network adequate to the ideology, conception, and structure of the International I*EARN program; to provide propaganda on ideas and principles of I*EARN Program in mass media; to conduct national and international I*EARN video conferences (involving in the program 13 schools, 21 teachers and about 130 students)





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-28

    Program:

    HESP

    Grant Number:

    500092AA51-987

    Organization:

    Yerevan State University

    Contact:

    Aleksandr Grigoryan

    Grant Amount:

    7000 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to improve the management system in educational process and to control the quality of the eduacation at the Yerevan State University (YSU) through conducting sociological survey on quality and methodology of the education in all departments of the YSU in academic year of 2002-2003, to develop computer evaluation methodology of residual knowledge, and to create a classificatory on subjects and a database of YSU faculty





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-08-30

    Program:

    HESP

    Grant Number:

    500092AA41-699

    Organization:

    Yerevan State University

    Contact:

    Ruben Aghuzumtsyan

    Grant Amount:

    7105 USD

    Purpose:

    For the development of two new courses: 1) Theory and Practice of Fairy Tale Therapy, and 2) Gerontopsychology. The courses will be probated at the Psychology Training Center at the Yerevan State University (for 20 students) and 40 graduate students of Grigor Zohrap University; 36 hours of each course





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-08-29

    Program:

    HESP

    Grant Number:

    513252AA41-725

    Organization:

    Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) State University

    Contact:

    Aleksandra Gulasaryan

    Grant Amount:

    6450 USD

    Purpose:

    For the development of the course "Education Administration: Current Approaches and Technologies". The course will be incorporated in the curriculum of the Municipal and State Administration Division of the World Economics Department at the Russian-Armenian State University (total number of hours - 72)





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-07-22

    Program:

    HESP

    Grant Number:

    514332AA41-724

    Organization:

    "Center of Research and Business of the Department of Economics of YSU" Fund

    Contact:

    Karine Asryan

    Grant Amount:

    5002 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: development of the course "Economic History of Armenia" and teaching of that course at the Departments of Economics of Higher Educational Institutions of Armenia. The Foundation requires to submit the content of the course as an interim report before the probation of the course at the University





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-07-22

    Program:

    HESP

    Grant Number:

    513022AA41-697

    Organization:

    State Pedagogical Institute, Vanadzor

    Contact:

    Sofia Babayan

    Grant Amount:

    5440 USD

    Purpose:

    To develop a course on "Gender Semiotics of National Culture". The course should be incorporated into the curriculum of Vanadzor State Pedagogical Institute once developed





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-03-13

    Program:

    HESP

    Grant Number:

    503932AB31

    Organization:

    Yerevan State Linguistic University after V. Briusov

    Contact:

    Gayane Gasparyan

    Grant Amount:

    15169 USD

    Purpose:

    To develop unified state educational standards in the area of graduate level linguistic education allowing to promote and maintain common educational area; to develop and introduce educational standards for the major "Linguistics and Intercultural Communication” at the Yerevan State Linguistic University after V. Briusov. In the course of the project a new concept for higher professional education standardization and internationalization will be developed, published and presented for the professional debate to educational community





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-31

    Program:

    East East

    Grant Number:

    512852FA31-840

    Organization:

    "Quantum" College

    Contact:

    Robert Vardanyan

    Grant Amount:

    11027 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purpose: to increase effectiveness of use of telecommunication technologies in community schools, and foster integration of school and other community Internet centers within CIS and Eastern European countries. The project will be implemented in 3 phases. Phases 1 and 3 are to be held virtually, with no area localization. The main “place” of discussions is supposed to be www.schoolnet.am - the site of the Armenian interschool portal. Phase 2 - the main one - is supposed to be held in Armenia from December 9 to 13, 2002. First two days external section sessions will take place at local school telecommunication centers in Yerevan, Gyumri and Vanadzor. Then combined two-day series will take place in Tsakhkadzor. Participants from Romania, Poland, Moldova, Ukraine, Russia, Estonia, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Hungary, Macedonia, Uzbekistan, Georgia and Azerbaijan are expected to attend the meetings





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-09-24

    Program:

    East East

    Grant Number:

    513492FA31-754

    Organization:

    National Survey for Seismic Protection

    Contact:

    Hektor Babayan

    Grant Amount:

    10240 USD

    Purpose:

    For organization of a workshop to establish regional cooperation on seismic protection in NIS and Eastern European countries of high seismic risk, to help set up mechanisms for decision-making processes on seismic risk management in terms knowledge, prevention, precaution, early warning, crisis and post crisis analysis, rehabilitation. The seminar will take place in Tsakhkadzor, October 10 - 20, 2002. Leading experts in seismic risk management, decision-makers and paractitioners in Armenia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Greece, Romania, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Ukraine are invited





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-07-14

    Program:

    Civil Society

    Grant Number:

    512192UA51

    Organization:

    "Team" Research Center, NGO

    Contact:

    Mikhail Diloyan

    Grant Amount:

    20697 USD

    Purpose:

    To create search web site through which people could find their lost relatives and friends; to open public reception where free access to Internet will be provided for people who will need to put information and use that web site; to advertise this initiative through local and Diaspora Mass Media





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-04-22

    Program:

    Civil Society

    Grant Number:

    511732UA51

    Organization:

    Institute for Civil Society and Regional Development

    Contact:

    Aghavni Karakhanyan

    Grant Amount:

    5320 USD

    Purpose:

    For organization of the “Shaping an Environment for Peace, Stability, and Confidence in South Caucasus. The Role of International Security Organizations” regional conference to be held on April 25-26, 2002 in Yerevan, Armenia. The regional conference aims to discuss the following issues: a) the problem of cooperation for regional security adequate to the new regional and global security situation, and the place and role of international security organizations in that situation; b) the proper interface between NATO, PfP (Partnership for Peace) program and regional countries; c) the matters of bilateral relations and security as the most important key aspect of the stability in the region; d) the positive dynamics of mutual relations, the potential cooperation for security in reality and establishment of a truly multilateral structure; e) the question of military presence in the three South Caucasian states. The most significant result should be the elaboration of a complex approach to the issue of stability and security, enforcement of the political dialog between all neighboring countries in the field of security, the resolution of the conflicts and the creation of a new security environment in the South Caucasian region





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-30

    Program:

    Civil Society

    Grant Number:

    506012UA51

    Organization:

    "New Armenia" Humanitarian Support Center

    Contact:

    Eleonora Manandyan

    Grant Amount:

    16774 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to develop network of street children support centers affiliated by local municipalities and schools, to raise public awareness on street children issues and their involvement in solving the problem, to work with street children and children with deviant behavior in the open sphere, to organize social-rehabilitation; help them to renew their family relations, provide them with conditions to develop morally, physically and mentally, to assist them to mature as individuals and to find their own place in society. In the course of the Project the organization has to provide regular medical, social, hygienic, psychological aid for street children. In the framework of the project “Principles of Prophylaxis Street Children” will be developed and submitted to the National Assembly, government bodies and local authorities





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-31

    Program:

    Civil Society

    Grant Number:

    515392UA51-919

    Organization:

    Association of Investigative Journalists

    Contact:

    Vardan Harutyunyan

    Grant Amount:

    5290 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: development and implementation of teaching courses on “Human Rights for Journalists” at the Department of Journalism of the Yerevan State University (YSU). During the course development the grantee organization should cooperate with the Law Department of the YSU. The course should be at least 36 hours in semester. The course is to be incorporated into the curricula of the Department. As part of the practicing the course should include interactive discussions with Human Rights NGO representatives on current urgent issues. Educational materials will be prepared and used during the project implementation. The course “Human Rights for Journalists” will be taught also at the Yerevan University of Law and Economy after Kirk Kirkoryan and Grigor Zohrap University





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-25

    Program:

    Civil Society

    Grant Number:

    515152UB51-905

    Organization:

    Yerevan State Academy of Fine Arts

    Contact:

    Suren Hovhannisyan

    Grant Amount:

    8245 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to raise awareness on Human Rights and Democracy ideas through organizing interactive events in 6 secondary schools and higher education institutions in Dilijan. During the project implementation eight meetings (16 hours) will be held for school pupils and 11 meetings (22 hours) for students with participation of National Assembly and Constitutional Court members. 150 school pupils from 6 Dilijan schools and neighboring villages and 40 students will be involved in the project. The Olympiads on Human Rights issues will be organized. Teachers, parents and lecturers will participate in Olympiads as well. In the framework of the project the organizer will cooperate with Human Rights NGOs and Peace Corps volunteers of the region





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-31

    Program:

    Civil Society

    Grant Number:

    515332UA81-913

    Organization:

    Family and New World, NGO

    Contact:

    Julietta Ter-Martirosova

    Grant Amount:

    11604 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to organize 9 seminars on Human Rights issues for teachers and students of 20 secondary schools and 2 colleges in three cities and 7 villages of Kotayk region. Based on these seminars interactive educational events such as games, quiz, and competitions will be organized among 20 schools involved in the project. In the framework of the project moot court will be structured with representatives from Human Rights NGOs, presented by students of 2 colleges themselves and analyzed with participation of members of HR organizations, officials from Internal Affairs Department, Courts, and Prosecutors officers from Kotayk Marz





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-30

    Program:

    Civil Society

    Grant Number:

    515222UA81-908

    Organization:

    Fund Against Violation of Law

    Contact:

    Tatevik Markaryan

    Grant Amount:

    6680 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to raise awareness on Human Rights and Democracy ideas through organizing interactive events on 5 Human Rights modules in Yerevan secondary schools NN 18, 139 and 145. During the project implementation arts competitions, analysis of real Human Rights cases and confrontation situations, meetings and discussions with pupils and their parents, Human Rights NGOs, judges, police, local government and international organization representatives will be organized based on Human Rights issues. Newspaper will be published by the pupils and will periodically summarize the results of the previous month. A theatrical performance on Human Rights modules will be held in all three selected schools. Organization will provide information to www.schoolnet.am during the project implementation





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-30

    Program:

    Civil Society

    Grant Number:

    500642UA81

    Organization:

    Free Pedagogical Association

    Contact:

    Rafael Madoyan

    Grant Amount:

    11221 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to create virtual “Human Rights Protection Youth Club” for pupils and students, based on www.schoolnet.am. The www.schoolnet.am will be updated and enriched in content to serve the school network community. On-line discussions will be organized on Human Rights and legal issues. Competitions of thematic sites will be organized as well. Two off-line forums for students and pupils will be held with participation of Human Rights NGO representatives. Site will have resources and links to legal materials. Legal distance-learning will be organized





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-30

    Program:

    Civil Society

    Grant Number:

    514282UB51

    Organization:

    Bridge of Hope, NGO

    Contact:

    Susanna Tadevosyan

    Grant Amount:

    3980 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to raise the public awareness on disability issues, to develop and carry out 5 seminars for journalists to cover disability issues, to prepare and broadcast TV and radio programs with disabilities participation, to create social video clip on disabilities issues, to publish two brochures on “Disability and Mass Media” and “How to Deal With Disability Organizations Effectively Through Mass Media” issues, to organize TV debate with participation of disabilities, NGOs and state authorities, periodically present through Mass Media the activities of other organizations working in this field





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-25

    Program:

    Civil Society

    Grant Number:

    515232UA81-909

    Organization:

    Caucasian Center for Peacemaking Initiative, NGO

    Contact:

    Georgy Vanyan

    Grant Amount:

    7860 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to raise awareness on Human Rights and Democracy ideas through organizing 4 meetings and discussions on 5 modules with participation of HR NGOs representatives in Yerevan secondary schools NN 18, 139 and 145. During the project implementation on Human Rights issues 4 short movies will be prepared and broadcasted on “16” TV program and 4 special amendments to the “16” newspaper will be published and distributed. Published materials will be available on www.hra.am and www.schoolnet.am Internet sites as well. Olympiads among above mentioned schools will be organized on Human Rights issues. Organization will cooperation with Department of Education of Yerevan municipality and with Human Rights NGOs





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-17

    Program:

    Civil Society

    Grant Number:

    517542UB51-1169

    Organization:

    Information System Development and Training Center

    Contact:

    Grisha Khachatryan

    Grant Amount:

    5000 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to implement the software “Register of Population”, which includes information database of population and community housing, to update the voters’ list in Gyumri. The organization will find out the mistakes happened during the software implementation. In the framework of the project three officials from Gyumri municipality will be trained, the software “Register of Population” and the converted database will be implemented in Gyumri municipality, and will be provided regular consultancy regarding the software “Register of Population”





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-27

    Program:

    Civil Society

    Grant Number:

    518242UA51-1231

    Organization:

    Union of Journalists of Armenia

    Contact:

    Astghik Gevorgyan

    Grant Amount:

    13720 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to organize two months training courses for 20 journalists on election covering issues, to develop professional-ethic norms for journalists who will cover elections. These norms will be discussed in a seminar before elections. In the framework of the project an International Press Center (IPC) “Election-2003” will be established, which will provide press-conferences for candidates for president, their trusted persons, political parties leaders, and representatives of Central Election Committee, local and international observers. It will also prepare information bulletin for journalists, which will include all necessary information regarding elections. The seminar will be conducted to summarize the IPC activities and the result of maintenance of professional-ethic norms during election





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-19

    Program:

    Civil Society

    Grant Number:

    515282UB51-911

    Organization:

    Armenian Society of Human Rights and Democracy

    Contact:

    Arman Khachatryan

    Grant Amount:

    12320 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to raise awareness on Human Rights and Democracy ideas through organizing interactive events: five - for students and seven - for the pupils of High schools in Yerevan, Vanadzor Pedagogical Institute and Gyumri Pedagogical Institute. The seminar will be led by the members of Constitutional Court, Court of Appeal and Cassation, members of National Assembly of Republic of Armenia. Competitions and performance will be organized with participation of pupils and students from schools and higher education institutes in Yerevan, Vanadzor, and Gyumri





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-24

    Program:

    Arts&Culture

    Grant Number:

    506682LA91-1085

    Organization:

    "ARION" Co. LTD

    Contact:

    Arthur Chagharyan

    Grant Amount:

    6570 USD

    Purpose:

    For organization of puppet theatre for children with special emphasis on integration of children with disabilities. Two integrated groups of 25 students will be formed and taught puppet-making and puppet-playing. Classes will be held twice a week for four months. Mini-performances will be organized during the classes, and the presentation of the final performance at Yerevan State Marionette Theatre will be held by the end of the classes. The theatre will participate in puppet festival to be organized within frames of "We and the Puppets" project supported by OSI AF - Armenia. In cooperation with one of the TV stations a film (40 - 60 min.) demonstrating realization, methodology and the results of the project will be created and broadcasted





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-24

    Program:

    Arts&Culture

    Grant Number:

    507262LAF1

    Organization:

    "Trtu", NGO

    Contact:

    Temik Khalapyan

    Grant Amount:

    11640 USD

    Purpose:

    For creation of a studio of decorative applied arts at Criminal-executive institution “Abovyan” of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia and organization of ceramic course for 70 (seventy) imprisoned juveniles and women. The classes will be held twice a week 4 hours each. It is planned to organize three exhibitions of project participants’ ceramic works in museums and cultural centers of Yerevan, as well as in secondary schools. The ceramic works will be sold during the exhibitions, and all the revenue will be transferred to prisoners’ bank accounts. Project is to be publicized through organization of press conferences and coverage in mass media





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-12-24

    Program:

    Arts&Culture

    Grant Number:

    510682LA51-1172

    Organization:

    Armenian Center of the International Union of Puppeteers (UNIMA-ARMENIA)

    Contact:

    Armen Safaryan

    Grant Amount:

    7935 USD

    Purpose:

    For creation of puppet theatres for refugee children in Vardenis, Shorzha, Vanadzor and Yerevan. Overall 4 groups each comprised of 20 to 25 children will be formed. Children will be taught to write a scenario, to set up a stage for puppet show performances, to design and create puppets, to handle them, to compose music. A puppet festival with participation of all 4 groups and other children puppet theatres from Yerevan and different regions of Armenia will be organized by the end of the project





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-11-27

    Program:

    Arts&Culture

    Grant Number:

    514712LA71

    Organization:

    "Huso Shogh", NGO

    Contact:

    Nikol Aghababyan

    Grant Amount:

    7241 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to strengthen cultural links among Armenian regions through organization of 10-day “Symposium of Fine Art” at Arts and Culture Center of Village Koghb, Tavush region with participation of 30 artists and sculptors from all regions of Armenia and Yerevan. It is expected to host 2 professionals from each region, 7 artists from Yerevan and 5 from Tavush region. Each participant will gift to Koghb Center of Arts and Culture at least one of his/her art-works which will be created during symposium. Museum of Fine Arts will be established in Village Koghb on the base of received as a gift art-works. Final exhibition of Symposium works will be held in Vanadzor during gala concert of Interregional dance festival, supported by OSI AF – Armenia





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-11-28

    Program:

    Arts&Culture

    Grant Number:

    514792LAD1

    Organization:

    "Aram Khachaturyan" Cultural-Educational Association

    Contact:

    Rasmila Alaverdyan

    Grant Amount:

    10474 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to create virtual museum of Aram Khachaturian, which will contain sections with following information: biographical data; list of works; list of students; comments of contemporaries; photo archive; concert posters; personal letters; manuscripts; works in MP3 format; calendar of events dedicated to 100th anniversary of composer. Web-site materials will be selected from composer’s archives concentrated at Aram Khachaturian home-museum, Yerevan State Conservatory, “Aram Khachaturian” Cultural-Educational Association. The web-site will be published in three languages - Armenian, English, Russian and will be located at www.khachaturian.am and www.aramkhachaturian.am . The site will be registered at leading search engines and international music web-catalogues, and promoted through targeted e-mail distribution and advertising in mass media





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-11-27

    Program:

    Arts&Culture

    Grant Number:

    515012LA91-893

    Organization:

    "East-West" Photo Training Center

    Contact:

    Zaven Khachikyan

    Grant Amount:

    5290 USD

    Purpose:

    For creation of a virtual photo-gallery at www.photogroup.am , which will contain: “Pro-photo” - personal web pages of professional photographers; “History Fabric” exhibition - visualization of historic events; “Non-published” exhibition - photo projects unclaimed by the consumers/mass media; “Debut” exhibition - selected photo works by students and young photographers. The site will also have a special section for on-line discussions. The photographs to be placed in virtual exhibitions will be selected by an art council of virtual gallery consisting of five leading photographers and art-critics. Seminars- discussions will be organized upon completion of each exhibition





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-31

    Program:

    Arts&Culture

    Grant Number:

    510712LB61-769

    Organization:

    Armenian Music Information Center

    Contact:

    Stepan Rostomyan

    Grant Amount:

    8636 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to create a centralized database of Armenian music and music life. Action plan of the project includes collection of information from musicians and organizations of Armenia, editing of information, translating of information, providing "Information Desk service", publishing "Armenian Music Handbook" (in Armenian and English, 1000 copies), presentation of the publication, publishing the Handbook online, distribution of the Handbook, membership of Armenia of International Association of Music Resourse Centers and other organizations





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-31

    Program:

    Arts&Culture

    Grant Number:

    513302LAF1

    Organization:

    Ashtarak Art School

    Contact:

    Vardazar Manoyan

    Grant Amount:

    6431 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to continue the existing computer graphics course at the school with involvement of new telecommunication technologies in teaching process, as well as to create a virtual exhibition of works of the school students. The following tasks should be carried out in order to achieve the mentioned goal: purchase of the necessary equipment; Internet connection; creation of syllabi; teaching of computer graphics; getting acquainted with modern achievements of fine arts via Internet; creation of the school web site; organization of exhibition; organization of exhibition-sale by the end of the project





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-24

    Program:

    Arts&Culture

    Grant Number:

    507102LB51

    Organization:

    "Private Look" Studio, Ltd.

    Contact:

    Hovhannes Galstyan

    Grant Amount:

    8960 USD

    Purpose:

    For organization of "Private Look - 2003" International Film Festival/Symposium of Audio-Visual Arts and Independent Producers, taking place in Yerevan, April 18 - 22, 2003. 9 participants from Latvia, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Russia, Kazakhstan, Georgia and Turkey are expected to attend the event. The primary tasks of the project are: discussing the methods of financing of audio-visual arts and self-financing of independent studios; working out the optimum methods of audio-visual production in the market economy conditions; working out legislative field providing equal conditions between independent film-video producers and film-video producers patronized by the State; showing film-video works of participant countries; popularizing independent production and audio-visual experimental production. The event will include the following activities: organization of Round tables, the establishment of the Association of Armenian Independent Film-Video Producers and the first meeting, showing audio-visual programs of participant countries





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-23

    Program:

    Arts&Culture

    Grant Number:

    503302LB61

    Organization:

    Antenna, NGO

    Contact:

    Artyom Aivazyan

    Grant Amount:

    10000 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to create a resource center for the young non-commercial musicians. The objective of the Center is to unite Armenian musicians, record them and create an audio archive, promote them in Armenia, and assist them to create contacts with international agents. Action plan of the project includes recording of Armenian music in the course of the project, creation and presentation of a web-site, organization of three round tables with participation of all interested sides to discuss tasks and activities and two seminars for cultural managers on copyright issues, publication of four issues of bulletin and organization of a festival of non-commercial music





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-20

    Program:

    Arts&Culture

    Grant Number:

    504712LB11

    Organization:

    Yeghegnadzor Museum of Regional Study

    Contact:

    Kamo Sahakyan

    Grant Amount:

    10869 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to connect the museum to the Internet; to implement new technologies in organization of public presentations of virtual galleries and museums, to create web-sites for three artists from Yeghegnadzor and historic-architectural monuments of the region, to apply new technologies in thematic exhibitions. The project will be realized in cooperation with www.schoolnet.am interschool web-portal and community school telecommunication centers of the region





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-31

    Program:

    Arts&Culture

    Grant Number:

    514802LA71

    Organization:

    "Gayanna", NGO

    Contact:

    Gayane Tadevosyan

    Grant Amount:

    13090 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to strengthen cultural links among northern regions of Armenia and activate the cultural life in these regions through organization of Interregional dance festival. Festival will be held in three stages: selection of participants, interregional competitions in Gyumri, Vanadzor, Ijevan, and gala concert in Vanadzor. Round-table addressing regional cultural policy issues in Armenia will take place within the project. Artworks that will be created during the Symposium in Village Koghb of Tavush region, supported by OSI AF - Armenia, will be exhibited during gala concert





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-29

    Program:

    Arts&Culture

    Grant Number:

    514582LAF1

    Organization:

    "Ararm-SP" LLC

    Contact:

    Nara Mendelyan

    Grant Amount:

    12902 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: stimulation of cultural dialogue among all ethnic groups living in Armenia through popularization of fairy tales of different ethnic groups. The following activities are planned to be held within the project to achieve the mentioned goal: 1. publication of a book of fairy tales (500 copies); 2. organization of exhibition of fairy tale illustrations made by children from different ethnic groups; 3. creation of an electronic version of the collection on Internet; 4. organization of a fairy tale festival "From Childhood by Birth"





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-25

    Program:

    Arts&Culture

    Grant Number:

    514902LAF1

    Organization:

    "Youth for Achievements" Association

    Contact:

    Tigran Karapetyan

    Grant Amount:

    8412 USD

    Purpose:

    For creation of a virtual gallery representing artworks of most talented pupil of 100 secondary schools across Armenia. The goal of the project is to use capacities provided by new information technologies and www.schoolnet.am interschool portal for creating a virtual world of Armenian child art, which will provide young artists opportunity to demonstrate their artworks, and thus promote development of child art. The following activities are to be carried out within the project: involving Parent Teacher Associations into promotion of child art in schools; creation of a web-site containing virtual child art gallery in Armenian and English; creation of tools enabling feedback regarding artworks; promotion of the created virtual gallery in the Internet; development of fundraising facility in a form of sponsor advertisement banners system to provide grounds for future sustainability of the project





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-10-25

    Program:

    Arts&Culture

    Grant Number:

    510652LB61

    Organization:

    "Nor Eon" Creative Center

    Contact:

    Shushanik Hakobyan

    Grant Amount:

    6300 USD

    Purpose:

    For the following purposes: to maintain the free movement of the art-related information among Armenian artists by establishing art resource center. During the project 22-art newsletters containing information on the forthcoming international art events will be prepared and periodically disseminated. About 400 Armenian artists will be timely informed of the forthcoming international art events and supported in contacting the event organizers and applying for participation. The created database of 400 Armenian contemporary artists will facilitate the provision of informative-consultative-intermediary services to artists. A new institutional model as the resource center will fully integrate into Armenia’s art system





  • Date of Grant Letter:

    2002-03-22

    Program:

    Arts&Culture

    Grant Number:

    510752LB61

    Organization:

    Armenian Association of Film Critics and Cinema Journalists

    Contact:

    Susanna Harutyunyan

    Grant Amount:

    10000 USD

    Purpose:

    For the creation and publication of an on-line Internet-magazine “Arvest”, focusing on the problems of p culture and cultural policy, which will be placed on the existing web-site: www.arm-cinema.am. The project aims to release and update 5 issues of “Arvest” in Armenian and Russian with short summaries in English for each article. Each issue of the magazine should be consisted of 20 computer pages