ARMENIA

Program Portfolio

“Mardamej ” Social Innovation Camp Armenia 2011-2013

“Mardamej” is the transliteration of the Armenian word “Մարդամեջ”, which has multiple connotations including a “forum” location in rural areas, a public venue for social networking, a social gathering. more…

Religious Tolerance

Religious Tolerance in Armenia 2012-2013

Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF) with support of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands implemented Promoting Religious Tolerance in Armenia project. The project launched in 2012 and ended in June 2013. The goal of the project is to promote religious tolerance in Armenia by improving public attitudes toward different religions through research and pluralistic public discussion of religion via media. more…

Article 27: Right to Freedom of Expression Talk Show 2009-2013

Article 27: Right to Freedom of Expression talk show series was launched in 2009, when Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF) started implementing the Freedom of Expression project supported by the British Embassy in Yerevan. more…

Armenia Turkey

Armenia-Turkey Cross-border Dialogue and Cooperation 2006-2009

Program Goal – to improve dialogue and cooperation between representatives of Armenia’s and Turkey’s non-government and private sectors. more…

Armenia-Turkey

Support to Armenia-Turkey Rapprochement 2010-2012

Project goal is to support Armenia-Turkey rapprochement through development of new business partnerships and regional professional networks, engagement of civil society in alliance-building to further contribute to Armenia-Turkey normalization, and establishment of a favorable environment for state-to-state dialogue and interaction. more…

Unbiased E-Media coverage in Armenia and Azerbaijan 2010-2011

The Goal of the Project is to contribute to accurate and unbiased reporting of the bilateral relationship between Armenia and Azerbaijan and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, especially in the online media and blogosphere; to establish a cooperative network of citizen journalists, bloggers and other media professionals from Armenia and Azerbaijan. more…

Armenia Turkey

Unbiased Media Coverage of Armenia-Azerbaijan Relations Project 2008-2009

Project Goal: To increase the amount of accurate and unbiased reporting of the bilateral relationship between Armenia and Azerbaijan and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and to foster a cooperative network of editors, journalists and media NGOs from Armenia and Azerbaijan. more…

Youth Community Peacebuilding

Community Youth Peacebuilding Through New Media 2011-2012

The project “Youth Community Peacebuilding through New Media” aims at initiating a dialogue between the youth in Armenia and Azerbaijan through new media and social networks. This project is financed by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and British Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) through the British Embassy in Armenia and Azerbaijan. more…

Alternative Resources in Media Program 2010-2013

To enhance and improve access to pluralistic and unbiased information in Armenia via traditional and alternative media through the use of new information technologies, Eurasia Partnership Foundation in cooperation with Internews Network (USA), Internews Media Support NGO and Yerevan Press Club implements Alternative Resources in Media project. The program is made possible by the support of the American People through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). more…

Regional Print Media 2006-2008

Program Goal – to strengthen the sustainability of local regional print media outlets by building capacity and improving performance. more…

Freedom of Expression Project 2008-2009

Project goal: To increase public and government understanding of international standards of Freedom of Expression; to recommend and implement actions to remove the current limitations on the Armenian media, such as a prevailing culture of self-censorship and government control of broadcast media. more…

Research on Eastern Partnership 2011-2012

In May, 2011 EPF invited leading experts to conduct researches on various aspects of the Eastern Partnership implementation in Armenia. more…

Eurasia Partnership Foundation’s Support of Higher Education Reform 2009-2010

In 2009, EPF analyzed the prevalent needs in Armenia, as well as its strategies and capacities in the country. The new strategy adopted by EPF paid significant attention to European Union (EU)-Armenia relations and the Eastern Partnership program. more…

Anticorruption Program - since 2011

EPF addressed anti-corruption programming directly several times over recent years. In addition, various areas of its work, such as targeting the enhancement of democracy, freedom of information and expression, good governance, Armenia’s approximation to the EU etc., all include an anti-corruption component. more…

Youth Bank Program in Armenia - since 2008

Program Goal – to increase the participation of youth in the local development processes of rural communities. more

Development of Organizational Capacities 2006-2008

Although local organizations in Armenia have received extensive support from international donors to improve their fundraising, management and project implementation skills, these inputs have not translated into a significant improvement in organizational performance and service delivery. more…

Local Governance 2002-2010

There are 925 municipalities in Armenia today – nearly one for every existing settlement. The communities served by these local government structures vary widely in terms of population, size, resources and social and economic conditions. more…

Resource Centers for Community Development 2006-2008

Increased citizen participation in local decision-making processes is vital to the development of Armenia’s rural communities. Community-based organizations (CBOs), which are founded by community members for the purpose of solving local problems, seek to mobilize citizens in the implementation of effective community development initiatives. more…

Social Enterprise 2009-2012

In the fall of 2009 EPF, in cooperation with Lodestar Foundation, organized a half-day seminar on Social Entrepreneurship for businesses, investors, and private foundations with presentations by experts from the Ashoka Foundation, Community Foundation Network, and the Institute for Philanthropy.  more…

Corporate Social Investment 2006-2008

In response to increasing public scrutiny and calls for heightened corporate social responsibility, many companies feel the need to illustrate their good governance practices by instituting highly visible philanthropy programs. In contrast to traditional charity actions, corporate social investment (CSI) incorporates the company’s mission, business plan, resources and philanthropic interests to simultaneously benefit the community and add value to the business. more…

Open Door Grants 1996-2012

Program Goal: To contribute to the advancement of democracy, promotion of European values and human rights, establishment of freedom of media and speech, as well as to the promotion of confidence-building between Armenia and the neighboring countries through innovative projects. more…