Events

 
V8Women in the Labor Market: 3 Dialog Events

Within the Visegrad funded Project: Promoting growth, enforcing rights: women in the labor market 3 dialog events took place with Trade Union representatives, private sector actors, and women rights organizations.

The meeting seeks to address the challenge of reconciling the promotion of a thriving and dynamic business environment with the need to protect effectively the labor and socio-economic rights of citizens, specifically those of women. 

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Women in Labor Market: regional workshop in Aghveran

On October 2-3 a regional workshop took place to discuss the labor rights issues in Armenia.

It was organized within a project: Promoting economic growth, enforcing rights: women in the labor market, which is funded by the Visegrad Fund and co-funded by the EU. 

The meeting seeks to address the challenge of reconciling the promotion of a thriving and dynamic business environment with the need to protect effectively the labor and socio-economic rights of citizens, specifically those of women. 

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s1Completing a milestone of joint humanitarian efforts for helping the persons displaced from Syria

The Armenian Redwood Project (ARP) and OxYGen Foundation announced about successful completion of the last phase of the emergency housing-assistance program in Armenia for Syrian-Armenian refugees.

The Diaspora intervention via housing assistance project aiming to meet the emergency needs of the persons who were displaced from Syria and found refuge in Armenia was initiated in March 2015 based on the already ongoing rental subsidy scheme operated by UNHCR through its partner, Mission Armenia social NGO.

According to the Ministry of the Diaspora, about 22,000 Syrian refugees have found refuge in Armenia since the start of the war.

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Agricultural Alliance signed an MoU with Ministry of Agriculture of RA for cooperation in the Agriculture field
On September 5, 2017, the Minister of Agriculture of RA Ignati Arakelyan held a meeting with the Agriculture Alliance of Armenia to discuss the new program of the Ministry and directions for cooperation. 

At the end of the meeting, the Ministry and the Alliance signed a Memorandum of understanding which is aimed to ensure a collaborative partnership and to promote closer cooperation between the parties, which will contribute to the sustainable development of agriculture and food security in Armenia.

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Our project beneficiary fruits and berries processing plant in Sevqar community of Tavush marz successfully passed ISO 22000 certification audit

During last year ISO 22000 food safety management system was implemented in the Sevqar fruits and berries processing plant (100% owned by our beneficiary “Darpas” agricultural cooperative). During that time all the staff of the processing plant received different capacity development trainings. The building of the processing plant was renovated in accordance with the food safety requirements, all the required prerequisite programs, procedures and HACCP system were properly implemented.

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THE WORKING GROUP REGIONAL MEETING OF FOOD SECURITY ISSUES IN TAVUSH REGION

On April 29 Oxfam Armenian brunch organized a meeting in Tavush marzpetaran which aims to present  “Improving Regional Food Security in South Caucasus through National Strategies and Smallholder Production” regional four-year (2013-2017) program in Armenia.

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SMEETING OF ARMAVIR REGIONAL WORKING GROUP ON FOOD SECURITY AFFAIRS

On July 08 OXFAM organized the first Food Security Regional Working Group meeting at Armavir marzpetaran within the framework of “Improving Regional Food Security in South Caucasus through National Strategies and Smallholder Production” regional four-year (2013-2017) program in Armenia.

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MEETING OF SYUNIK REGIONAL WORKING GROUP ON FOOD SECURITY AFFAIRS

On July 08 OXFAM organized the first Food Security Regional Working Group meeting at Syunik culture center within the framework of “Improving Regional Food Security in South Caucasus through National Strategies and Smallholder Production” regional four-year (2013-2017) program in Armenia.

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DISCUSSION ON SUSTAINBALE AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT FOR 2015-2025 IN ARMENIA

April 1, 2015. Yerevan, Armenia. Oxfam in Armenia jointly with the Ministry of Agriculture of RA initiated the public discussion on the present process of the development of the Strategy for Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development for 2015-2025 in Armenia on March 30, 2015. The event is conducted within the framework of “Improving Regional Food Security in South Caucasus through National Strategies and Smallholder Production” project funded by EU.

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OXFAM IN ARMENIA

Oxfam in Armenia and One Armenia is nearing the end of a wonderful initiative which we think may interest you. We are working in cooperationhttp://onearmenia.org/ to build four greenhouses in border villages in Tavush, to bring stable income to the women farmers and to contribute towards a sustainable future for the villages, the region and Armenia in general.

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VISIT THE OXFAM TENT AT THE FESTIVAL OF RURAL LIFE AND TRADITIONS 2016

The Oxfam in Armenia is supporting Agriculture cooperatives and organising a Healthy Lunch competition for school children

The Oxfam in Armenia invites the press and general public to visit the Oxfam tent in the“Rural life and Traditions 2016 festival” on Saturday, 24thSeptember, in the English Park, Yerevan. Participants will have the chance to meet with new small-farmers cooperatives, established under the financial support of European Union and with the technical assistance of the Oxfam in Armenia.

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