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Syrian Armenian Doctor in Kashatagh
21.12.2016

When the war broke in Syria, the Tufenkian Foundation initiated a program to support Syrian-Armenians willing to relocate to the Kashatagh region, Artsakh. TF’s primary support is to provide housing to Syrian-Armenians. We are happy to inform that TF has undertaken renovation works of a house for Syrian-Armenian doctor Haig Khatchadourian. He moved to the […]

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Vanadzor women entrepreneurship
21.12.2016

Last year, the Vanadzor Shogh Center established a partnership with the Helsinki Group in Spitak, after which it launched a program for vulnerable women facing gender discrimination and domestic abuse. This program is designed to help women to become entrepreneurs and provide sustainable income for their families. The participants of this program are the parents […]

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Children celebrating birthday party in Shushi Shogh Center
14.12.2016

The children of Shushi’s Shogh Center were thrilled to host a birthday party in their premises. The young Apresyan family from Stepanakert has established a tradition of celebrating their child’s birthday with children from vulnerable families who never have an opportunity to participate in these type of celebrations. For this second birthday celebration, the Apresyans […]

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Rev. Mesrob Lakissian with Raffi Doudaklian and Artur Martirosyan
19.11.2016

  NEW YORK – St. Illuminator’s Church extended a warm welcome to Tufenkian Foundation  Director Raffi Doudaklian, who paid a visit to the church on Monday, November 14. Doudaklian met with Pastor Fr. Mesrob Lakissian and Board trustee Artur Martirosyan, who wished to learn more about current conditions in Artsakh. During their 90-minute discussion, the two sides […]

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Mira Antonyan conducting a seminar in Shushi Shogh center
18.11.2016

  At the end of August, the Shushi “Shogh” Daycare Center welcomed their strong supporter Mira Antonyan, for a three-day counseling visit. Antonyan, who is the chairperson of the Children’s Support Center of the Fund for Armenian Relief (FAR), has eagerly taken the role of Supervisor of the Shushi Center’s social work services, since the […]

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Raffi Doudaklian meeting with Artsakh Fund in NY
15.11.2016

  NEW YORK – Representatives of the ACAA Artsakh Fund met with Tufenkian Foundation (TF) Director Raffi Doudaklian here on Sunday, November 13. The two-hour meeting dealt with ongoing cooperation in Arajamugh village, where Artsakh Fund is sponsoring a village expansion program. The meeting addressed current status of the project, in which 6 houses are […]

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Gold Mine of Sotk
8.11.2016

Mining Legislation Reform Initiative, a project of AUA Center for Responsible Mining is actively engaged in promoting international best practices and standards in the Armenian mining legal and regulatory framework. In the scope of its close partnership and collaboration with the key stakeholders in this sector, MLRI works towards identifying key challenges in public access to justice. […]

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6.10.2016

Attachments Mining Legislation Reform Initiative (MLRI) recently provided recommendations and legal review to a critically important draft legislation on mine waste management: Draft Law on Amendments to the Mining Code of the Republic of Armenia. Substantial number of comments related to sustainable environmental management of mine waste, harmonization with EU mine waste directive and global best […]

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6.10.2016

Attachments In late August and early September, a group of donor-activists and internationally acclaimed writer Chris Bohjalian visited Artsakh. Virginia Davies, Fred Hayrapet, Alex Kennedy, Gary Hampar and Lysa Grigorian have assisted and continue to support many TF projects in different regions of Artsakh. All group members had expressed a desire to visit Artsakh – a desire which became more urgent […]

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28.9.2016

Attachments In late August and early September, a group of Tufenkian Foundation supporters visited Artsakh, where they spent five days. The trip was organized by the Tufenkian Foundation and the purpose was to better understand the needs of the recently established and resurrected Armenian villages in the liberated territories. Our first stop was Hak village in northern […]

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