Better Future for Syrian-Armenian Youth in Armenia

Project Description


Donor: World Council of Churches-Armenia Round Table Foundation (ART)

Project Duration: March 2018-December 2019 (22 Months)

Project Budget: $83,000 (39,854,570 AMD)

Project Beneficiaries: 315 Syrian, Iraqi and Other Refugee Youth in Armenia

Brief Description:

The “Better Future for Syrian-Armenian Youth” project facilitated the local integration of Syrian, Iraqi, and other refugee youth who had been displaced by ongoing conflicts and had settled in the Republic of Armenia.

The project instilled Christian and democratic values; enhanced the professional skill of youth through capacity building activities; increased their employability and income generation capacities of youth; and enabled youth to overcome their socio-economic challenges through university scholarships and paid internships.

Syrian-Armenian Youth Meet with the High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs, Mr. Zareh Sinanyan

“Armenian Genocide: Current Stage of International Recognition”

Syrian Crisis and Regional Challenges: Discussion between Swedish and Syrian-Armenian Youth

The Launch of Professional Internships within the Framework of the“Better Future for Syrian-Armenian Youth” Project

Project Manager Intern Rita Keshishian

Intern Nanor Apelian: Graphic Designer

Accounting/ Armenian Software Program Training Courses

Youth Visit an Օrphanage

Syrian-Armenian Youth Visit to the House-Museum of the Great Armenian Painter Martiros Sarian

Syrian-Armenian Architects and Interior Designers Meeting with the Companies Operating in Architectural Sphere

Workshop for Youth from Armenia, Iraq, and Syria on the UN Sustainable Development Goals

TOEFL Classes Will Enable Syrian Refugee Youth to Get Admission to Armenia’s Most Prominent Educational Institutions

Autodesk Revit Training Courses for Young Syrian Architects and Designers

Capacity Building of Syrian Youth in Practice

Responding to the Scholarship Needs of Syrian Students in Armenia

Camp: Syrian Youth on the Crossroads of Past and Present

“Bridge” Summer Camp Unites Displaced and Vulnerable Youths from Syria and Armenia

Syrian and Local Armenian Youths’ Spiritual Journey at a Summer Camp in Lori

Syrian Youth Advanced Their Knowledge in Microsoft Office

Syrian Refugee Youth Discovering Armenia

Syrian Youth Performing Armenian Comic Folk Songs at Komitas Museum

Syrian Youth Joins Vartavar Festival

How to Save a Life: Syrian Youth Participates in a “General First Aid” Training

“Better Future for Syrian-Armenian Youth” Project Supports Young Architects

Syrian Refugee Youth Went on a Pilgrimage to Tatev

Neuro-Linguistic Programming Course Caught the Attention of Syrian Refugee Youth

Conversational English Classes at Aleppo-NGO Aim to Help the Syrian Refugee Youth Improve Their Speaking Skills