Civic initiatives for social support and …


Who is behind this?

Armen Kochinyan

Non-governmental organization of Civic initiatives for social support and protection of human rights "Ajaktsutyun"


Idea Sketch | Proposal


Idea pitch

Our organization aims at implementation of a project with conceptual objectives. Everyone, including

sponsors can participate in the project. They can also partake in the activities of the Board in order to

contribute to addressing the urgent issues of the "target community".

Where will your idea take place?


Why does Europe need your idea?

As an NGO, “Ajaktsutyun” prioritizes the role of democratic reforms in Armenia and contribution to

European Integration, which is an important prerequisite to stability and security, to faith in tomorrow.

Our concept includes institutional approaches to solving all issues important to citizens, including

environmental problems which is important for ensuring peace, security and sustainable development for

Armenia and Europe in general.

What is your impact?

People living in democratic societies have a defined sense of responsibility, which implies active

participation in governance processes. This was the vision of ancient Athenians, who developed the

idea of democracy. Democracy is one of the fundamental and universal UN principles. It ensures

natural conditions for promotion and effective implementation of human rights, which can solve the

problems of uppermost importance to our citizens. Especially important is the issue of rights protection

of disadvantaged people. Realization of human rights and fundamental freedoms and organization of

regular and fair elections are essential elements of democracy. In one year, we aim to have gained trust

and present a report. By Relying on international practices and combining relevant rec

How do you get there?

We intend to organize all-day discussions, including in Facebook, other social media and our website

during the first 18 months in order to encourage public suggestions, gather interesting ideas on social

benefit, organize 2 seminars and a conference with participation of experts, lawyers, independent

journalists, university professors and other relevant specialists. An event dedicated to the articles of the

European Convention and the case law practices of the European Court will be organized, human rights

activities will be implemented and controversial verdicts made by state institutions will be appealed at

the European Court of Human Rights. Outdoor gatherings in Yerevan and out of town will be held and

video recordings of such gatherings will be placed on our website and

What is your story?


Who are you doing it for?


What makes your idea stand apart?


€ 41300,-

Funding requested from Advocate Europe

€ 45000,-

Total budget

Major expenses


What do you need from the Advocate Europe community?

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Idea created on April 7, 2015
Last edit on Oct. 30, 2017

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