Closing event of the “Disability as a Challenge in Shirak Region: Empowerment of WWD with skills and knowledge” Project

On November 30, the closing ceremony of the project "Disability as a Challenge in Shirak region of RA: Empowerment of WWD with skills and knowledge" took place in Gyumri.

The project was implemented with the joint efforts of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Armenia and “Eurasia” CPO.

Within the framework of the project, 3 month training for 12 women with disabilities was organized to protect the right of women with disabilities to work, to facilitate their access to the labor market, to include the social sphere as a working resource and to improve their livelihoods. The project participants were women with disabilities from Gyumri (with 3rd and 2nd degree disability) who received not only relevant knowledge and skills, legal support, but also equipment and supplies to pursue their own activities.

The event was attended by the representative of the German Embassy Jacob Ziegler, General director of “Eurasia” CPO Liana Yesayan and employees, , the director of the Shirak regional state college Emma Petrosyan, as well as Amalya Adamyan, the director of the Gyumri Employment Center, and others.