Anush Bagratunyan (International Judge of Asian Girls’ Rights Award 2015)

Anush Bagratunyan

Anush has a master’s degree in law from the American University of Armenia. She is the CEO of ‘The Future Is Yours’, a NGO based in Armenia, working on a wide range of educational  projects to raise awareness of laws related to the rights of the child among youth in Yerevan and other regions of Armenia as well as at international and regional levels. She is devoted to charity and is particularly concerned about the well-being of children and youth. She is also an experienced program coordinator and youth trainer on the rights of the child, anti-corruption and cultural tolerance.

 

“The Future Is Yours”

Charitable Social Non-Governmental Organization

The Future Is Yours Charitable Social NGO was launched in 2003 in Armenia to work on educational, cultural, social, civil society, human rights, environmental, and volunteering programs.

The Future Is Yours believes raising the level of youth education and consciousness is an important premise to develop society. The NGO organizes education and information projects for high school students, college students and community youth, to increase their awareness of the law, democratic principles, human rights, anticorruption, civil society, tolerance, the environment and career development.

The Future Is Yours uses new teaching methods, interactive courses, roundtable discussions, debates and meetings to engage youth in Yerevan and other regions of Armenia. School teachers and university professors also enroll in various courses. Clients benefit from receiving consultations, educational materials and new learning tools, which they implement in their everyday working lives.

The Future Is Yours places a high priority on regional projects focused on bringing together local priorities. Regional projects are oriented to raise education and awareness levels, develop mutual understanding, foster intercultural dialogue, and build cooperation between civil society organizations and regional communities.

The Future Is Yours also organizes a wide range of educational and cultural projects in the social sphere to involve underprivileged populations, including children in orphanages, boarding schools and public schools, as well as teenagers and youth. The objective is to integrate them into the society, improve their level of education and expose them to culture and art.

The Future Is Yours develops voluntary service in Armenia by organizing projects that engage volunteers in various spheres of community life.

The mission of the organization is to:

  • Support cultural and intercultural education of youth
  • Raise social awareness and participation
  • Improve the education level of the next generation
  • Solve social problems in Armenia
  • Increase volunteering activities, coordination and development in Armenia
  • Facilitate cultural and educational dialogue between regions of Armenia

To increase the impact of these activities, The Future Is Yours collaborates with many international organizations such as the US Embassy, Council of Europe, Jinishian Memorial Foundation, British Embassy, UNESCO Moscow Office, Armenian Centre for Public Dialogue and Development, All-Armenian Foundation, UNDP, OSCE, BST, German Marshall Fund, Embassy of Japan, UNHCR, Save the Children, HSBC, Global Education Trust, Future First, and World Vision.

“The Future is yours” Charity

“The Future is yours” Charitable, Social NGO started its activities in 2003 by implementing projects in such important areas such as Education, Culture, Social, Civil Society, Human Rights, Environment, as well as projects aimed at development of voluntary service in Armenia and others.

The organization implements a wide range of educational, informative and cultural projects in Yerevan and regions of Armenia as well as international and regional projects on developing legal consciousness of the youth. As an important premise for further development of the society we consider the increase of education and awareness level of the youth. 

Mission:

Cultural and intercultural education of the youth

Raise the awareness level of the society and the level of participatory process

Raise the education level of the growing generation

Solution of the problems existing in the social sphere of the Republic

Increase of the voluntary activities, coordination and development in the Republic

Cultural and educational dialogue between the societies of the countries of our region

Activities:

The Organization by using various new methods of teaching is conducting Interactive courses, roundtable discussions, debates and meetings with the participation of the youth of Yerevan and the regions of Armenia on ongoing base. High School teachers and University professors of Armenia are also enrolled in various courses conducted by the Organization. They benefit from receiving consultations, materials and new learning methods, and implement the received skills in their everyday work.
As a high priority of its activities the organization considers the Regional Projects oriented on bringing together the regional priorities. The Organization is implementing regional projects for increasing the educational level and awareness, by Overcoming Mutual understanding, fostering the Intercultural Dialogue in our region and oriented on the cooperation of Civil Societies Institutions and the communities of the countries of the region.
“The Future is Yours” Charitable Social NGO is also conducting a wide range of social sphere activities, by implementing educational and cultural projects, with participation of vulnerable groups, children from orphanages, boarding schools as well as children from public schools, teenagers and youngsters. The organization’s objective is to integrate the vulnerable groups and the children from orphanages and boarding schools into the society, to increase their educational level and to create interaction with culture and art through educational cultural projects.
The organization conducts activities in development of Voluntary service in Armenia by implementing projects directed on increasing the role of Volunteerism in Armenia, its involvement in various spheres of community life.

For more info: 

http://ftr.am/ 

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Hope and Help NGO

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Hope & Help (H&H) is a non-governmental organization established by a group of enthusiastic physicians and psychologists in 1998. The Board members of the H&H are proficient physicians, psychologists, teachers, and sociologists.  

The H&H is a registered public and non-profit charity organization which acts thanks to voluntary participation of its members and associates.

H&H NGO has branches in Lori marz (Vanadzor), Tavush marz (Noyemberyan) and representative in c. Gyumri.

Mission

To promote improvement and protection of health of the population through the implementation of healthcare and social programs.

Objectives

To promote improvement and protection of sexual, reproductive and mental health of Republic of Armenia population through public awareness raising and training activities. Beneficiaries of the NGO are the youth, women, orphans, homeless, physically disabled, etc.

The NGO works in the following directions:

1. Advocacy

2. HIV/AIDS Harm Reduction among Adolescent, Youth, Public at Large, High Risk Groups – Women, Female Sex Workers (FSW).

3. Prevention of Trafficking, Support for Victims of Trafficking and Social Rehabilitation

4. Voluntary repatriation and humanitarian reintegration of migrants and refugees

5. Youth Exchange Program

More info:

http://hopehelp.am/