“Promoting healthy debate contributed to the effectiveness of the seminar”

On January 13-15 “New Generation” Humanitarian NGO in Gyumri organized a seminar for representatives of regional CSOs on “Empowerment of capacities for protection of human rights and elimination of discrimination” in Gyumri.

“The seminar was very well organized. I learnt new things, especially for “Safe spaces” topic was entirely new. The participants were chosen correctly, there was an exchange of experience among us”, seminar participant Lilit Khachatryan, Yeghegnadzor Civil Youth Center Program Coordinator, shares her impressions.

The seminar was on the topics of Human Rights, Discrimination and tools for documentation of human rights violation and discrimination cases and action plan development to make the workplaces more inclusive.

“The most positive aspect of the seminar was the right sequence of provided information which helped the audience to understand topics quite well. Practical work, freedom of action, the promotion of healthy debate also contributed to the effectiveness of the seminar. Overall, especially considering that there were no absent participants in every session, the seminar went very well” says Bayandur Poghosyan, a representative of Artashat Civil Youth Center.

The training was organized by “New Generation” Humanitarian NGO in the scope of the project “More Awareness, less Discrimination’’ implemented by “Non-discrimination and Equality” Coalition with financial support from the Open Society Foundations – Armenia.