Training in Gyumri

On June 17, 2017, in Gyumri city of RA Shirak Marz, New Generation Humanitarian Non-governmental Organization held a one-day training on HIV and AIDS Prevention, the Importance of HIV Testing; Human Rights and HIV, the Concept of Human Rights and Protection Mechanisms within the framework of the project: HIV and AIDS Prevention and Awareness-raising among MSM in Yerevan city, Shirak, and Lori Marzes of Armenia.

During the training the participants were acquainted with HIV and AIDS terms, the difference between HIV and AIDS, ways of their transmission and vital fluids, proper usage of condoms, the importance of HIV testing. Then human rights and fundamental freedoms, the stages of development of human rights, International Agreements ratified by the Republic of Armenia were introduced to the participants, also a reference was made to the provisions of RA law on Prevention of Disease Caused by HIV.

 In frames of the topic on the Legal Status of Citizens in Law-enforcement Agencies, the participants learned about the violations committed by law-enforcement bodies, gained theoretical knowledge on how to communicate with the police, as well as were acquainted with the cases of Civil Rights Violation.

The participants of the training had the opportunity to discuss the acquired theoretical knowledge through practical examples of group work and games, exchange of ideas, questions and answers.

At the end of the training, the lawyer of New Generation Humanitarian NGO gave legal advice to the participants.