Reducing torture and ill treatment through stregthening preventive monitoring mechanisms in Armenia and Georgia
Goal: The programme aims to reduce torture and ill-treatment thriugh stregthening preventive monitoring mechanisms in Armenia and Georgia.
Dates: March 2016 - March 2018
Funded by: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Towards a Probation System in Armenia
Goal: The project aims to contribute to the establishment of a fully-fledged functioning Probation Service in Armenia through promotion of more effective enforcement of alternative sanctions.
1. Improved working mechanisms for implementation of alternative sanctions in Armenia.
2. Enhanced capacities and attitudes of relevant public bodies and CSOs engaged in enforcing the alternative sanctions.
3. Increased cooperation between relevant government stakeholders, CSOs and the Probation Service to provide alternative services to offenders across Armenia.
Cost: 180.000 USD
Dates: January 2016 - December 2017
Funded by: UN Democracy Fund
Promoting community-focused responses to insecurity and conflict in border areas of Armenia and Azerbaijan
Goal:To enable remote conflict-affected communities in Armenia living near the international border with Azerbaijan to have a voice in security provision and peace-building processes, and increase support among Armenian government for community-based approaches to security provision, including in the longer term, to cross-divide initiatives.
Cost: 30.000 EUR
Dates: April 2015 - March 2017
Better opportunities for reintegration of women ex-prisoners
This project is aimed to assist women prisoners to obtain profesison and engage in lawful activities, be empowered and not become victims of trafficking after release by facilitating their re-integration and providing them with a profession always in need. It will allow them improve their socio-economic situation and tackle discrimination. Hairdressing skills are handy and will allow them to find job and does not require much investments. The project will also contribute to occupation of prisoners while serving sentence.
Cost: 5000 EUR
2016 - September 2016
Funded by: Embassy of Lithuania in Armenia
Coalition for rebuilding trust
Goal: To enable remote conflict-affected communities in Armenia living near the international border with Azerbaijan to have a voice in security provision and peace-building processes, and increase support among Armenian government for community-based approaches to security provision, including in the longer term, to cross-divide initiatives.
Goal: To protect citizens’ rights throughout the electoral process by maintaining the free legal hotline, operating “legal ambulance” cars, raising citizen awareness on their rights and implementing observation mission in Avan district of Yerevan.
Promotion of Modern Concepts in the Administration of Juvenile Justice in Armenia
· To raise awareness about children’s rights and promote legislative reform to ensure conformity of national laws with international norms and standards concerning the juvenile justice approach in particular
· To promote the creation of legal framework for the local application of international standards on juvenile justice
· To strengthen the role of civil society in the area of juvenile justice and carrying out rehabilitation services and promote the practical model of the rehabilitation centers in Armenia
Dates: May 2011 – November 2013
Funded by: Penal Reform International (through support by the European Commission)
Cost: EUR 120,000
Prevention of Legal Violation thriugh Awareness and Legal Initiatives
Goal: To strengthen civil society actors and increase cooperation with public authorities for pevention of legal violations and improvement of the human rights situation in general
Dates: November 2010 – August 2013
Funded by: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Cost: EUR 154,200