Missio

Մեր առաքելությունը:

Նպաստել ժողովրդավարության զարգացմանը և քաղաքացիական հասարակության կայացմանը:

Our Mission:

To support the formation of civil society and development of democracy.

пятница, 19 марта 2010 г.

Global Supplementary Grant Program for Doctoral Studies 2010-2011

GSGP offers supplementary grants to enable students from
select countries of Eastern and Central Europe, the former Soviet Union,
and Mongolia to pursue doctoral studies in the Humanities and Social
Sciences at accredited universities in Asia, Australia, Europe, the
Middle/Near East, and North America.

Eligibility:

GSGP is available to citizens of the following countries: Albania,
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia, Croatia, Georgia, Kazakhstan,
Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Russia,
Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

Please note that this is a supplementary program and is not intended for
full funding. Applicants must be able to demonstrate additional support
from other sources.

Deadline:

The deadline for students pursuing a Ph.D. in Asia, Australia, North
America, or the Middle East is April 2, 2010.

The deadline for students pursuing a Ph.D. in Europe is June 10, 2010.

For further details about the program please visit:
http://www.soros.org/initiatives/scholarship/focus_areas/global_suppleme
ntary/guidelines .

Global Supplementary Grant Program (GSGP)

The Open Society Institute's Network Scholarship Programs is pleased to announce the Global Supplementary Grant Program (GSGP) for the 2009 – 2010 academic year.

GSGP offers supplementary grants to students from select countries of Eastern and Central Europe, the former Soviet Union, and Mongolia. The purpose of the program is to enable qualified students to pursue doctoral studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences at accredited universities in Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle/Near East, and North America.

Eligibility
The Global Supplementary Grant Program is available to citizens of the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia, Croatia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

Students pursuing doctorates in the medical, physical, chemical, technical or natural sciences as well as fine or performing arts are not eligible for this grant.

Ineligible fields of study include:

* Business Administration/Management Training
* Computer Science
* Finance/Banking/Marketing
* Engineering
* Hard & Natural Sciences (Physics, Biology, Chemistry, etc.)
* Mathematics
* Medical Sciences

GSGP grants are for students pursuing doctorate degrees only. Students admitted to master’s programs with the intent to continue, but who are not clearly admitted into a Ph.D. program, are ineligible.

Please note that this is a supplementary program not intended for full funding. Applicants must be able to demonstrate additional support from other sources.

Applying
Further details regarding the program and guidelines for applying may be found in the application form for the Global Supplementary Grant Program 2009-2010. The paper application may be accessed via the OSI website at: http://www.soros.org/initiatives/scholarship/focus_areas.

Applicants may also apply online using the Online Application System (OAS) at: http://www.soros.org/grants/oas.

Deadlines
The application deadline for students pursuing a Ph.D. in Asia, Australia, North America, or the Middle East is April 2, 2009.
The application deadline for students pursuing a Ph.D. in Europe is June 8, 2009.
Applications will not be accepted after the appropriate deadline. Late applications will be automatically disqualified.

Applications for GSGP North America sent by mail must be postmarked by April 2nd and may be sent to the New York address below. Applications for GSGP Europe must be postmarked by June 8th and sent to the London address below. Applications for both GSGP North American and GSGP Europe can also be sent to Educational Advising Center.
Global Supplementary Grant Program –North America Global Supplementary Grant Program - Europe

Источник: Global Supplementary Grant Program (GSGP) | Образовательное Сообщество Казахстана - Uchi.kz http://www.uchi.kz/stipendii/global-supplementary-grant-program-gsgp#ixzz0ibfNtM7I

среда, 10 марта 2010 г.

World Bank’s Civil Society Fund

The World Bank Yerevan Office is pleased to invite application proposals under the World Bank’s Civil Society Fund (CSF, formerly known as the Small Grants Program). The size of an individual grant is the Armenian Dram equivalent of $8,000-10,000. Grants projects will be selected on a competitive basis, and will be available to local non-governmental, non-commercial organizations (NGOs) with at least two years of practical and active experience.
Applicant organizations are strongly encouraged to show cash or in-kind contribution commitment for the implementation of the project.

The grants will support activities whose primary objective is civic engagement –strengthening the voices of diverse groups and promoting inclusion and participation of a broad array of citizens’ initiatives in development policies and processes. Adherence to this objective will be an important criterion for potential award. The activities should:

* Promote public consensus and local ownership for reforms and for national poverty reduction and development strategies by creating knowledge-sharing networks, building common ground for understanding, encouraging government agencies, civil society, donor organizations and private sector cooperation, and sometimes even diffusing tensions;
* Give voice to the concerns of poor and marginalized groups, and help ensure that their views are factored into policy and program decisions;
* Strengthen and leverage impact of development programs, by providing local knowledge, identifying potential risks, targeting assistance, and expanding reach, also at the community level;
* Bring innovative ideas and solutions to development challenges at local level;
* Improve public transparency and accountability of development activities, contributing to the enabling environment for good governance;
* Reveal problems related to youth and organize discussions on the possible solution of these issues.

Projects may also include workshops and seminars, costs for publications or audio-visual materials. The program will not provide support for operational projects; research programs; formal academic training programs; ongoing institutional support; scholarships; or for individuals applying for travel or studies. Please note that the administrative expenses of the preparation of proposals will not be considered, and administration costs of the NGOs during program implementation must be strictly limited and fully justified.

The duration of the projects should be no longer than twelve (12) months. The estimated start date for the implementation of the grants will not be earlier than June 1, 2010.

Applications must be submitted to the World Bank Yerevan Office, in a hard copy, in Armenian and/or English. You can also send the electronic copy of the application to the following email addresses: vsargsyan@worldbank.org; agrigoryan1@worldbank.org. The application should not exceed four (4) pages (excluding attachments).

You can obtain the application form from the WB Yerevan Office, or download it from the following link: http://www.rec-caucasus.org/Csf-2010.zip

For questions, please contact The World Bank Yerevan Office to +374 10 520992.

The deadline for submissions is April 2, 2010, 16:00

World Bank Yerevan Office
9, Grigor Lusavorich Street, 6th floor
0015 Yerevan

вторник, 9 марта 2010 г.

International Conference for NGOs

Hello Delegate,

This is a Call for Participation in an INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF NGOs holding from 10th April till the 20th of 2010 in London, United Kingdom where as many as 200 participants from across the world including Health Practitioners, Professionals in relevant fields, Lawyers, Psychologists, Women and Youth Development Groups, Government Officials, Donor Agencies and participating NGOs will meet to discuss issues pertaining to the Welfare of NGOs...and also to meet others like yourself; to learn, teach, inspire and being inspired. This event will be exploring the potential of a practical approach that will unleash and nurture the human capacity to create, collaborate and change positively, the world at large.

What are the objectives of this meeting? The meeting will provide a medium where participating individuals and NGOs will convene to address and discuss ways of improving key Humanitarian issues and topics with much emphasis on Human Rights, Gender Equality, Peace and Security, Social and Economic Development, Youth and Children, Health Education, Ethics and Value and Environmental Protection. Participating NGOs will have direct access to grants by International Donor Agencies.
The opening Lecture will be held by Dr. Mrs Artemis a Franco who is the President of the Center for Human Rights Research and Development, Maputo - Mozambique.

The program will include:
* Thought-provoking plenaries
* In-depth breakout and dinner sessions for strategy-development.
* Capacity and skills-building sessions; and
* Debates to stimulate discussion.

In addition to the main program, the meeting will also host book launches, artistic and cultural activities, exhibitions, plenty of space and opportunity for informal networking and alliance building. All plenaries and selected breakout sessions will have interpretation into English, Spanish and French.Who can participate? What happens if more than 200participants apply? Anyone who is a member of an NGO, Professionals in related fields, Students Unions,Lecturers of Universities and Community based organizations, the Clergy as well as women and youth development groups can apply to participate.

If more than 200 people apply (as we anticipate), a global selection committee will select a representative 200 from among the applicants. This committee will ensure that the participants at the meeting are truly international and represent a diverse range of interests, issues, and regions.

The events shall commence on the 10th of April till the 20th 2010 at Abba Queens Gate Hotel London.I can't afford the cost - Can you help? Richard Dolls Foundation has set up an Access Fund to support the travel costs for all qualified participants.

How do I apply, and when is the deadline? All Interested organizations should send an email to the Local Organizing Committee. Participants MUST be a group of 1-3 persons to qualify for registration.
Contact Person: Rev. Fr.Charles Howell
Email..rdollsfoundation37@live.com
+447031806563

International Conference for NGOs

Hello Delegate,

This is a Call for Participation in an INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF NGOs holding from 10th April till the 20th of 2010 in London, United Kingdom where as many as 200 participants from across the world including Health Practitioners, Professionals in relevant fields, Lawyers, Psychologists, Women and Youth Development Groups, Government Officials, Donor Agencies and participating NGOs will meet to discuss issues pertaining to the Welfare of NGOs...and also to meet others like yourself; to learn, teach, inspire and being inspired. This event will be exploring the potential of a practical approach that will unleash and nurture the human capacity to create, collaborate and change positively, the world at large.

What are the objectives of this meeting? The meeting will provide a medium where participating individuals and NGOs will convene to address and discuss ways of improving key Humanitarian issues and topics with much emphasis on Human Rights, Gender Equality, Peace and Security, Social and Economic Development, Youth and Children, Health Education, Ethics and Value and Environmental Protection. Participating NGOs will have direct access to grants by International Donor Agencies.
The opening Lecture will be held by Dr. Mrs Artemis a Franco who is the President of the Center for Human Rights Research and Development, Maputo - Mozambique.

The program will include:
* Thought-provoking plenaries
* In-depth breakout and dinner sessions for strategy-development.
* Capacity and skills-building sessions; and
* Debates to stimulate discussion.

In addition to the main program, the meeting will also host book launches, artistic and cultural activities, exhibitions, plenty of space and opportunity for informal networking and alliance building. All plenaries and selected breakout sessions will have interpretation into English, Spanish and French.Who can participate? What happens if more than 200participants apply? Anyone who is a member of an NGO, Professionals in related fields, Students Unions,Lecturers of Universities and Community based organizations, the Clergy as well as women and youth development groups can apply to participate.

If more than 200 people apply (as we anticipate), a global selection committee will select a representative 200 from among the applicants. This committee will ensure that the participants at the meeting are truly international and represent a diverse range of interests, issues, and regions.

The events shall commence on the 10th of April till the 20th 2010 at Abba Queens Gate Hotel London.I can't afford the cost - Can you help? Richard Dolls Foundation has set up an Access Fund to support the travel costs for all qualified participants.

How do I apply, and when is the deadline? All Interested organizations should send an email to the Local Organizing Committee. Participants MUST be a group of 1-3 persons to qualify for registration.
Contact Person: Rev. Fr.Charles Howell
Email..rdollsfoundation37@live.com
+447031806563

пятница, 5 марта 2010 г.

Միգրացիան մեր աչքերով ցուցահանդես Գյումրիում




Ս/թ մարտի 5-ին «Գյումրու Գեղագիտական Ազգային Կենտրոն»-ում «Հայաստանում միգրացիոն հոսքերի կառավարման հզորացում» ծրագրի շրջանակներում Շիրակի մարզի Միգրացիոն Տեղեկատվական Կենտրոնի նախաձեռնությամբ տեղի ունեցավ «Միգարցիան մեր աչքերով» նկարների ցուցահանդեսը: Ցուցահանդեսը նպատակ էր հետապնդում պարզել, թե ինչպես է պատկերացնում հասարակությունը "միգրացիա" կոչված երևույթը, ինչպես նաև հայ հասարակության մեջ բարձրացնել իրազեկության մակարդակը միգրացիայի մասին: Ցուցահանդեսին ներկայացված նկարներից երեքն արժանացավ մրցանակների:
Ծրագիրը իրականացնում է "People In Need" Չեխական միջազգային կազմակերպության հայաստանյան մասնաճյուղը «ՄԱԿ-ի հայկական ասոցիացիա» հասարակական կազմակերպությանհետ համատեղ` Եվրամիության և Չեխիայի կառավարության ֆինանսավորմամբ:
Շիրակի մարզում ծրագրին աջակցում է «Երաշխիք» Քաղաքացիական Հասարակության Կենտրոն ՀԿ-ն:

On March 05, 2010 The Information Center for Migration of Shirak region in the scope of the project “Reinforcement of management of migratory flows in Armenia” organized “Migration through our eyes” exhibition which took place in the “National Aesthetic Center of Gyumri city”. The aim of the exhibition was to find out how our citizens imagine the event “migration” and also to raise public awareness about migration in general.
The project is implemented by the Armenian branch of “People in Need” Czech organization and financed by the European Union and Czech Republic.
The project is supported by the “Guarantee” Center of Civil Society NGO in Shirak region.

среда, 3 марта 2010 г.

Ինչպես մշակել դրամաշնորհային ծրագրեր

Ինչ` սեմինար-դասընթաց
Որտեղ` Գյումրի
Երբ` 03.03.2010
Աշխատանքային լեզու` հայերեն
Վերջնաժամկետ` 03.03.2010

Շիրակի մարզի Երիտասարդական միջոցառումների կազմակերպման կենտրոնը «Երաշխիք» քաղաքացիական հասարակության կենտրոնե ՀԿ-ի հետ համատեղ մարզի 18-30 տարեկան երիտասարդների համար մարտի 3-ին կազմակերպում է սեմինար-դասընթացներ հետևյալ թեմաներով`

* Ինչպես մշակել դրամաշնորհային ծրագրեր
* Աշխատանքային պլան-գրաֆիկի կազմում
* Բյուջե և բյուջեի բացատրություն
* Ռազմավարական պլանավորում

Սեմինար-դասընթացներն անվճար են և տեղի կունենան Շիրակի մարզի Երիտասարդական միջոցառումների կազմակերպման կենտրոնում (ք. Գյումրի, Եսայան 34ա)։
Մանրամասների համար զանգահարել` (+374 321) 3 01-30
Էլ-փոստ՝ shirak@armyouthcenter.am