Official Visit of Representation of UNHCR Armenia to “ALEPPO” CCO

On June 29, 2015, “ALEPPO” Compatriotic Charitable Organization (“Aleppo” CCO) Founder/President Ms. Ani Blakhian received Officer-in-charge of the UNHCR Representation of Armenia, Ms. Kate Pochapsky and UNHCR Senior Programme Associate, Mr. Nver Sargsyan. The meeting was also attended by the Deputy President of “Aleppo” CCO, Ms. Tsovik Baytarian, representative of donor Mr. Gabriel Tchemberjian, Ms. Talin Tchemberjian, and other representatives as well.

A special focus of the meeting was to discuss current activities and future plans in the framework of the official “Exchange of Letters” signed between “Aleppo” CCO and UNHCR Armenia, related to “Host a Family” Humanitarian Emergency Housing program. The project aims at addressing housing needs of persons displaced due to the conflict in Syria.

During the meeting, parties also highlighted the vitality of this program, its positive influence, and exchanged ideas on other undertakings for Syrian-Armenian community in Armenia. In conclusion, parties agreed to advance proceedings as planned, and ensure continuous support on joint platform.