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Association of Audio Visual Reporters

 

We were established:

In August 2003 by Arzuman Harutyunyan

 

Our Mission:

Contribution to the establishment of civil society in Armenia.

 

Our Goal:

To see, to hear and to present.

Our Projects:

  • October 2016-December 2016 – “Raising awareness among youth about human trafficking”
     Project Donor- Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of RA
  • October 2016-December 2016 – “Young educators against trafficking”
     Project Donor- Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of RA
  • May 2016-December 2016 – “Facilitation of Dissemination Platform and Cooperation of Involved Parties in Anti-Trafficking Legal Framework”                                                                              
    Donor-INL Bureau, U.S. Embassy in Yerevan.
  • 2013-2016 – “Development of Anti-Trafficking Information Platform in Armenia”
    Project Donor-INL Bureau, U.S. Embassy in Yerevan.
  • 2015 – “Youth of Stepanavan (The Youth capital of Armenia in 2015 ) against trafficking”: Knowledge competition and monitoring
     Project Donor- Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of RA
  • 2009-2010 – “Development of www.antitrafficking.am website”
    Project Donor-UNDP.
  • 2006-2007 – “Promotion of free of charge placement of Social Advertisement”
    Project Donor-USAID and Counterpart Armenia.
  • 2005-2006 – “Anti-Trafficking Information Campaign”
    Project Donor-Democracy Committee, U.S. Embassy in Yerevan.
  • 2005-2006 – “Development of civil society in Armenia”
    Project Donor-Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland.
  • 2003-2004 – “Anti-Trafficking Information Campaign”
    Project Donor-Democracy Committee, U.S. Embassy in Yerevan.

 

AAVR prepares and distributes:

  • Public service announcement clips – 127
  • Documentary films – 40
  • Television shows – 10
  • Printed materials, Professional Guidebooks – 3
  • Posters – 9

 

AAVR is a member of:

  • Council of trafficking issues in the RA, permanently operating under the leadership of RA deputy prime minister;
  • The network of Anti-Trafficking NGOs across the Region;
  • The Coalition for the Protection of the Interests of NGOs (founding member);
  • Committee for the creation of law referred to the digitalization of TV and Radio in Armenia (member);
  • Annual Award on Anti- Trafficking for journalist’s jury member since 2013.

 

AAVR cooperates with:

The Republic of Armenia National Assembly, the RA Government’s High Commission on Anti-Trafficking, the RA Ministry of Social Security, the Ministries of Health and Environmental Protection, RA ministry of territorial administration, RA ministry of Sport, local authorities, UN bodies, the IRC movement, the OSCE, Embassies in Armenia, sports organizations ,regional organizations and more than 30 social and commercial organizations.

 

AAVR activities cover:

Migration, Trafficking, Civil Society, HIV/AIDS, voluntary movement, elections, environmental protection, disability issues.