On October 21-23, 2015 Civil Society Institute organized three day training for secondary school students of N 77 school after R. Miroyan. During the training the school students gained skills on effective communication, talked about violence and its causes and sources, as well as about non-violence and peace, the global challenging problems and what can we do for sustainable peace. The participants also gained knowledge about Nobel Peace Prize, Alfred Nobel’s biography and activities, as well as Nobel Peace Laureates.
On 2 December 2015 Civil Society Institute NGO in cooperation with “SIAS” Special International Academy of Security organized one-day training for 17 juveniles supervised by the Alternative Sanctions Enforcement Division (ASED) of the Penitentiary Department under the Ministry of Justice.
The aim of the training was to assist and contribute to re-socialization of juveniles in conflict with law.
Civil Society Institute (CSI) NGO carried out observation mission of the Referendum on the Constitutional amendments on 6 of December 2015 in Armenia. The observation was carried out at #1 Precinct (35 polling stations) in Avan and Nor Nork administrative districts of Yerevan. CSI observers were present at the polling stations in two shifts from 7.30 am until the end of the vote count process and finalization of all paperwork. Throughout the day a hotline 080 080 804 has been operated to provide free of charge legal assistance.
“Civil Society Institute” (CSI) NGO in cooperation with the British non-governmental organisation “Saferworld” has conducted Community-based Needs Assessment in ten borderline communities in Tavush region of Armenia. The results of the Community-based Needs Assessment were presented at the round-table discussion on “The Needs and Issues in Borderline Communities”, which was held on November 20, 2015 in Yerevan.