Participation in the Para-powerlifting European Championship

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In May 23-28, 2018 Greta Vardanyan, Pyunic’s athlete participated in the European para-powerlifting championship in Berck-Sur-Mer, France. Grate’s participation became possible due to the support of EU delegation in Armenia, through the project “Promoting the Social Rights of Persons with Disabilities by Building the Capacities of Armenian Civil Society Organisations to Engage with Council of… Read more »

Clay Workshop for People with Disabilities

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In November 2016- August 2017 Pyunic implemented “Cklay Workshop for People with Disabilities” project. The aim of the project is assist to the integration of persons with disabilities into the society providing vocational training. Master of ceramic works Shahe Dirantonian did the first lesson in the institute museum named after Komitas introducing Kutina Ceramic works,… Read more »

Summer Sport Rehabilitation Camps

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Since its inception “Pyunic” has organized more than 45 summer and winter sports rehabilitation camps attended by more than 5000 children and youth with disabilities. Each camp is comprised of three-four sessions, and totally 90-120 children have rest in the campsite, The days are full of events and activities, they play different indoor and outdoor… Read more »

Free Wheelchair mission

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In 2010-2012 in cooperation with Free wheelchair Mission American organization “Pyunic” distributed 1050 wheelchair in all over Armenia, giving mobility to persons with disabilities in the remote regions of the country.

HELP online course

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The tutoring of the HELP distance course stated on May 9 and the 78 participants with and without disabilities are currently studying the anti-discrimination module. To facilitate exchange with the participants, as well as to send additional instructions on the course material and tests, the tutor has set up a Facebook group where the participants… Read more »

Training Session in Vanadzor

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In April 5-6, 2018 Pyunic organized roundtable training in Vanadzor. Representatives of civil society organizations, local municipalities participated in the event. Invited national and international experts touched the topics like Rights of migrants with disabilities and elderly persons with disabilities, Persons with disabilities deprived of their liberty, Civil society participation in the CoE monitoring bodies… Read more »

Training Session in Gyumri

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In November 30 –December 1, 2017, Pyunic organized a roundtable training in Gyumri. During the two days seminar representatives of 45 NGO that cooperate with Pyunic within the frameworks of the project “Promoting the Social Rights of Persons with Disabilities by Building the Capacities of Armenian Civil Society Organisations to Engage with Council of Europe… Read more »

Marathon

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Public education and awareness building campaign of Pyunic includes organization of marathons to sensitize public on the situation and rights of persons with disabilities. Last year on the 20th of October over hundred participants with and without disabilities took off from Aram Khachaturyan concert hall of the Opera House for Etchmiadzin on wheelchairs, bicycles, and… Read more »

Protecting the Social Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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The Armenian Association for the Disabled “Pyunic” together with its international partner, the Advocacy Centre on the Council of Europe Standards (ACCESS, Strasbourg, France) implementsed a two-day conference on “Protecting the Social Rights of Persons with Disabilities”. The event is organised by the project “Promoting the Social Rights of Persons with Disabilities by Building the… Read more »

Ascent to Mountain Aragats

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This event will be organized on the occasion of the Day of Independence in Armenia. The aim of the event is to raise the awareness of the public at large on the rights of persons with disabilities and to showcase the strong will power. The event will start on the 20th of September. About 50… Read more »