Workshop on Local Self-Governance in Ejmiatsin

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Capacity Building of Young Activists of Ejmiatsin sub-regions of the Armavir region on engagement in Local Self-Governance

22 December 2019

“Free Citizen” Civic Initiatives Support Center are continuing implementation of the project “Young Activist” Young Civic Activists Capacity Building in Social Campaigning. On 22 December 2019, “Free Citizen” CISC organised the workshop for the local youth in the framework of the Project in the city of Ejmiatsin, Armavir marz of Armenia. This is the ninth from the 17 workshops, which are planned to organise in Armenia in the framework of the Project “V4 for Youth Engagement in the Local Self-Governance”. The workshops are dedicated to strengthening young civic activists on engagement with local self-governance is as well as raising awareness among participants on the European Union, Council of Europe, Eastern Partnership, Visegrad 4 format.

32 young activists from Ejmiatsin sub-regions of the Armavir region have participated in the workshop. During the event it was also discussed the issues, which have been identified by the participants as more relevant for the Youth of their region.

The Ejmiatsin LSG body representatives –  Vice Mayor Arsen Petrosyan and Advasor of the Mayor Satenik Tovmasyan met with youngsters and share with their experience in Local Self-Government, as well as answered the questions.

The Agenda of the workshop is here.

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The partners of the Project are GLOBSEC (Slovakia), SALTO Youth Eastern Europe and Caucasus Resource (Poland), AGORA CE (Czech Republic), Budapest Institute for Policy Analysis (Hungary), Union of Communities of Armenia (Armenia).