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OUR WORK IN ARMENIA

Ongoing Work

Today, a bulk of our work in Armenia focuses on the provision of support to organizations that work to advance social justice, human rights and environmental protection through innovative, effective and sustainable efforts.

18 November 2017

Family and Community NGO in Metsamor

he “Family and Community” NGO aims to help disadvantaged children and families by addressing their alienation from society, activating and reintegrating them into living communities and emphasizing mutual support.

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18 November 2017

Women’s Support Center NGO

The Women’s Support Center (WSC) launched in 2010 as a program of the Tufenkian Foundation, together with USAID and the Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA). Within two years, the program expanded as it grew in reputation and demand. Beginning in 2013, WSC was able to register as an independent NGO in Armenia, while continuing close collaboration with the Tufenkian Foundation.

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18 November 2017

Mining Legislation Reform Initiative

The existing mining legislation makes it very attractive for mining companies to operate in Armenia. However, mining done under this legislative framework exposes the country’s environment and public health to significant damage. It also deprives the country of greater economic benefits the sector could provide. It provides negligible benefits to offset these costs.

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