THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE MUSEUM & INSTITUTE (AGMI)
AGMI is a non-profit organization based in Yerevan, Republic of Armenia. The mission of the Museum-Institute is the academic and scientific study, analysis of the problems as well as exhibition of the textual and visual documentation related to the first Genocide of the 20th century. Their objectives are as follows: to promote the collection, study and presentation of the visual textual materials, including also artifacts, related to the life of the Western Armenians in the Ottoman Empire before and during the Genocide; to develop more effective cooperation and collaboration among organizations worldwide involved in the research of genocide, particularly Armenian Genocide; to create and develop and academic institution on Genocide Studies in the Republic of Armenia; to raise international awareness among the international community on the first Genocide of the 20th century defined initially as crime against humanity; to preserve and honor the Tsisternakaberd memorial complex of Genocide victims and the Tisernakaberd park.
Typical Volunteer Tasks: Most volunteers support the Museum-Institute’s research, content editing, content translation, and proofreading of materials needs. AGMI also customizes tasks depending on each volunteer’s expertise. Check out these three blogs featuring volunteers who worked with the AGMI. Blog 1, Blog 2, Blog 3
WIKIMEDIA ARMENIA NGO
Wikimedia is the Armenian branch of the famous Wikimedia Foundation that owns Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Wikibooks, etc. The local branch is mainly focused on fostering free knowledge and the accessibility of Wiki projects in Armenia.
ARMENIAN PROGRESSIVE YOUTH (APY) NGO
APY is a non-profit, non-political organization aiming to support, inspire, and engage young people from Armenia and all over the world to develop their social leadership skills, take civic responsibility, and act as change-makers. Through different projects, initiatives and informal education tools, they ensure that young people develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and competencies to adapt to the modern world.
ARAM KHACHATURIAN MUSEUM
Aram Khachaturian museum was established in 1978, just after the composer’s death. Apart from regular expositions, the museum is engaged in replenishment of the collection with materials concerning A. Khachaturian’s life and work, in proper presentation of the documentary heritage, its careful research and representation to the public in most appropriate way.
UN DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INFORMATION (UNDPI) YEREVAN OFFICE
UNDPI is the public voice of the UN and the principal source of information about the United Nations system. It promotes global awareness and greater understanding of the work of the UN, using various communication tools such as publications, mass media, website and social media and through different means of outreach.
STATE TOURISM COMMITTEE OF ARMENIA
The State Tourism Committee is a State agency affiliated to the Ministry of Economic Development and Investment of the Republic of Armenia. It develops and implements the policy of the Government of in the field of tourism. The Committe is implementing various projects all year round, for which content writers, project managers, tourism specialists, marketing specialists can be a great help.
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