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INL Representatives Visit AM CALLS Program Site to Observe INL Funded Projects

Armenia | Armenia Community Action and Linkages for Legal Socialization | 24 May 2016




On May 13, 2016 representatives from Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) visited “Family and Community” NGO in Metsamor to observe the community initiatives within the INL funded AM CALLS project

Ms. Cari Enav, Director of INL Europe and Asia office, INL, Jack Anderson, INL Officer in Yerevan, and the local INL team were present at discussions facilitated by the NGO staff for the Youth Club members established within the project.

The topic of the discussion was R. J. Palacio’s prize winning novel “Wonder” which addresses the issue of tolerance and social inclusion of people with disabilities.

After the discussions, the youth shared their feedback on the project and answered questions related to Armenia in general.

Nelli Duryan, the Head of RA Juvenile Police, who was also invited to meet the INL staff and discuss police involvement in the project, stressed the importance of the project for prevention of juvenile delinquency and domestic violence in Armenia.

At the end of the event, the guests were invited to listen to the songs performed by the Young Singers Choir functioning at the center and to watch a small part from a puppet performance acted by the young actors of the center.

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