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Armenia Travel Guide and Phrasebook for Turkish Travelers
Grantee: Aline Ozinian
Duration: 9 months
Budget: € 10,740
Under the Same Sun
Grantees: Ayrudzi NGO (ARM), Troya Environmental Association (TR)
Duration: 6 months
Budgets: € 7,565 (Ayrudzi NGO); € 12,870 (Troya Environmental Association)
Best Practices in Plastic Waste Management between Armenia - and Turkey-based CSOs and Practitioners
Grantee: The Urban Foundation for Sustainable Development (ARM)
Partner: Union of Diyarbakir Young Businessmen (TR)
Duration: 6 months
Budget: € 19,479
1661: CINE-EYE ISTANBUL
Grantee: ZeynepDadak (TR)
Duration: 9 months
Budget: € 15,000
Developing Alternative Teaching Modules for the History Education in Armenia and Turkey
Grantee: History Foundation (TR)
Partners: Imagine Center for Conflict Transformation (USA) Association of Young Historians (ARM)
Duration: 6 months
Budget: € 19,995
Meeting of Cities
Meeting of Cities is a cultural exchange and dialogue project between Bursa and Gyumri initiated in cooperation with Gallery 25 in Gyumri and Nilüfer Municipality.
Turkey-Armenia Fellowship Scheme
The Fellowship Scheme seeks to establish professional ties, to produce platforms that will serve for long-term cooperation between Armenia and Turkey.
The trilingual website of the Program
Public Journalism Club will continue to manage the trilingual website of the Program, being responsible for its technical maintenance and the full administration of its content.
Empowering Youth
Regional Studies Center continues to support youth exchanges and offers youth training opportunities, while focusing on empowering youth by forging ties between civil society actors in both countries.
Supporting the Policy Process
Regional Studies Center plans to expand its effort in support of the “policy process,” through the formulation and presentation of formal and informal policy ideas, initiatives and recommendations.
Track 1.5 Diplomacy
The activity will promote partnerships among the participants on track 1.5 level supporting the process of Armenia-Turkey normalization while focusing on security and geo-political issues.
Agribusiness development
The activity will develop and nurture lasting partnerships between agricultural businesses, non-governmental organizations and other economic actors from Armenia and Turkey.
Exchange of Art and Architecture Experts
The activity will promote the actual engagement of the Armenia-based architecture/art experts in the rehabilitation of Armenian cultural heritage in Turkey.
Turkey-Armenia Travel Grant
Turkey-Armenia Travel Grant was launched by the Hrant Dink Foundation in 2014 with a view to increase direct contacts and to promote cooperation between the peoples of Turkey and Armenia.
Yavas Gamats
hCa will organise a one-week YavasGamats Summer School, as a “Training of Trainers” program of workshops for up to 36 teachers, practitioners of education, 18 each from Armenia and from Turkey.
Economic Opportunity Analysis
The economic opportunity analysis will generate a comprehensive research paper exploring the new risks and opportunities for economic integration between Armenia and Turkey.
Armenia Turkey Cinema Platform
Armenia Turkey Cinema Platform aims to encourage filmmakers from both countries as well as their Diasporas to come together, think and produce together.18 films were supported by the platform.
Media Support
Media support seeks to provide objective information of relevant issues in order to raise awareness, improve public education and elevate the developments in Turkey and Armenia.
Youth Bank
The activity will empower socially active young people from Armenia and Turkey to grow into multipliers and agents of change in matters relevant to the normalization between the two countries.
Exchange of Entrepreneurs
For the first time the Armenian startups, selected by PJC, will have the exceptional opportunity to take part in the Startup Istanbul Regional Forum to be held in Istanbul, on October 6-10.
Increasing Understanding of Turkey
The activity will consist of a series of media reports that will focus on understanding what is happening in Turkey in order to better understand how to move forward.
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5th round of Armenia – Turkey Fellowship Scheme is Waiting for Your Applications!
The 2020-2021 term of the Fellowship Scheme is implemented within the framework of the programme Support to the Armenia-Turkey Normalisation Process: Stage 3 supported by the European Union.
Civil society during and after the pandemic – 5: How does it affect human rights?
"Civil society during and after the pandemic – 5: How does it affect human rights?" webinar will be hosting Prof. Dr. Şebnem Korur Fincancı, President of the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey; Prof. Dr. Turgut Tarhanlı, faculty member of İstanbul Bilgi University Faculty of Law; and human rights activist Zafer Kıraç.
Translating Turkish prose into Armenian: another way of dialogue

Talk show with Aron Aji, Director of MFA in Literary Translation Program at the University of Iowa (USA) and the president of the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA). The talk is about literary translation, creativity of translation and its peculiarities, as well as Armenia-Turkey joint literary translation initiatives.

Armenia-Turkey Highlights
Closed Borders, Open Minds
Support to the Armenia-Turkey Normalisation Process is a programme implemented by a consortium of eight civil society organisations including Civilitas Foundation (CF), Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF), Public Journalism Club (PJC), Regional Studies Center (RSC) from Armenia; and Anadolu Kültür, the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV), Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly (hCa), and Hrant Dink Foundation from Turkey.