OxYGen takes a rights-based approach to its development, humanitarian and campaign work. We believe that all people are entitled to decent work and income security and to sustainable livelihood, and that everyone should have gender equality, security from conflict and disasters, and be able to participate in social and political life. This section highlights just some of the programming that OxYGen undertakes in order to achieve these aims and build the future free from the injustice of poverty.


DRR 2Institutionalization, Replication and Dissemination of Disaster Risk Reduction Best Practices in Armenia

Project duration: May 2017 - October 2018

Save the Children International Armenia Representative Office in partnership with OxYGen Foundation for Protection of Youth and Women Rights will implement an exit phase of previous Reduction (DRR) interventions within the scope of DIPECHO Program. 

The regional program is funded by the European Commission’s Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Department (ECHO) and is implemented in Georgia and Armenia.
The program will put the main focus on the institutionalization, replication and dissemination of best practices and models attained during the previous phases by Save the Children and DIPECHO implementing partners.

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Project duration: August 2017-  November 2018

INSPIRED+ Armenia is a project implemented by OxYGen Foundation and the European Partnership for Democracy (EPD). It forms part of a larger, EU-funded project (INSPIRED+) that supports local actors in nine different countries in identifying, analysing and monitoring those domestic issues that hinder the full implementation of the UN and ILO conventions relevant to the EU’s Generalised Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+).

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EQPromoting Women Political Participation in Armenia

Project duration: January- December 2017

We contribute to enhance political representation and participation of women in 2017 local, Yerevan municipality and Parliamentary elections and to promote women’s agenda into wider political discourse in Armenia.

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Improving Small Holder Farming through Agricultural Cooperatives and Value Chain Development in Tavush Marz, Armenia

Project duration: June 2016- July 2018

“OxYGen” Foundation for Protection of Youth and Women Rights currently is implementing “Improving Small Holder Farming through Agricultural Cooperatives and Value Chain Development in Tavush Marz, Armenia” Project Phase 2.  

The Project is financed by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA). 


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Syrian project

Emergency Housing Assistance to Displaced Syrian Armenian Families

The project contributes to the mitigation of the humanitarian situation of the most vulnerable Syrian Armenian families, displaced as a result of Syrian crisis.

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Equal, From Economic Empowerment to Political Participation
“We could prove that women can not only be good wives and mothers, but also leaders that inspire many people and who follow our example”. 
Luiza Revazyan the Head of the Sarigyugh community women only cooperative. 

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Project: Visegrad Experts at Resilience Forums in the South Caucasus

"Visegrad Experts at Resilience Forums in the South Caucasus" Project is implemented by  OxYGen Foundation with the support of Visegrad Fund and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of  the Kingdom of the Netherlands Project.

The Project will fill the expertise gap in areas of innovative early warning approaches to meteorological and hydrological hazards, science-based mitigation and adaptation response policy making, climate change and water management, earthquake engineering and technical/ scientific forecasting and warning work. It will introduce best concept and practices from V4 countries at 3rd Resilience Forum in Tavush/ Armenia/ and Adjara/Georgia/, will ensure knowledge transfer, support and capacity building of local government and civil society.

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“Supporting Community Resilience in the South Caucasus” Programme
The project increases disaster resilience of local communities and relevant national institution by supporting strategies that enable them to prepare for, mitigate and respond to disasters in the South Caucuses region, specifically, to institutionalize government support for the community-based DRR model at the local, regional and national levels in Armenia.


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