Armenian Relief Society

Organization's name: Armenian Relief Society
Organization's acronym: ARS
Headquarters address  
Address: 80 Bigelow Avenue. Suite 300
Watertown, MA 02472
United States of America
Phone: 1-617-926-5892
Fax: 1-617-926-4855
Email: unngo@ars1910.org
Web site: www.ars1910.org

Organization type: Non-governmental organization
Languages::
  • Armenian (E)
  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

Contacts & Participation:

First Name:

Last Name:

Contact Type:

MaryAnn Bounjuklian
Caroline Chamavonian Designation
Joelle Hasmig Papazian
Anoosh Kouyoumdjian Designation
Margaret Assoian-Link
Vicky Marachlian Designation
Bayjar Mgrdichian Designation
Harriet KAZARIAN
Alejandra Anahi Donabedian
Valentine Berberian Designation
Pauline Dostoumian
Elena Scott-Kakures
Susana Torosian
Helene Merdjanian
Janet MARKARIAN
Amelia Avedissian
Christina Mehranbod Designation
Tsolin NALBANDIAN
Silva Santerian
Erika Malloy Hernandez Burkw Designation
Anayis Feil
Stephanie Mesrobian Designation
Azniv Khaligian Designation
Verginie Touloumian Designation
Tamar Hovsepian Designation
Carol Jaffarian Designation
Devan Alicia Zingler Designation
Judy GAVOOR
Uma Lakshmi Natarajan Designation
Maro MINASSIAN
Soosi ESSAJANIAN Designation
Nyree Derderian, Ph.D. Social Development , Head of Organization , Committee on NGOs Representative , Application , Re-classification , Conference Focal Point , Sustainable Development (primary)
Alina Mnatsakanian Zorik Designation
Caroline Chamavonian Designation
Suzanne Azarian Advancement of Women
Sandra Vartanian
Alec Mesropian Designation
Graciela Kevorkian
Nory Boiatchian Designation
Hoori Chitilian Designation
Ani Eblighatian Designation
Nora Hovanesian-Mann
Anahid UGURLAYAN Committee on NGOs Representative , Advancement of Women , Designation
Vicky Marachlian Others
Hamesdouhi Beugekian Designation
Verginie Touloumian Others
Nory Boiatchian Others
Talar Hovsepian Designation
Odeh KRASKIAN Designation
Arev Ebrimian Designation
Anita Hovsepian
Seta Boyadjian Designation
Nyree Derderian, Ph.D. Others
Nevair Oranjian Designation
Nandita Sharma Designation
Hamesdouhi Beugekian Designation
Aleek Sherikian Designation
Asdgic Takessian Santurian
Verginie Touloumian Designation
Valentine Berberian Designation
Armik Yeromian Committee on NGOs Representative , Advancement of Women , Designation
Maida Aidinian Cabrera
Nare Mkhitarian Aguilar
Lala Demirdjian - Atttarian Conference Focal Point
Houry Geudelekian Designation
Linda Tarzian Advancement of Women
Annie Yeromian Sallier Advancement of Women , Designation
Marseh Baghrami Siraki
Caroline Chamavonian Others
Maggie Kouyoumdjian
Claudia Donabedian
Niree Kaprielian
Penelope GIRAGOSIAN
Maral Tutunjian Designation
Knarik Karakelian
Lucy Pamboukdjian Designation
Valentine Berberian Designation
Talar Hovsepian Designation
Silva Takvorian Designation
Irem Kilic Designation
Eliane Israelian
Tani Salma Designation
Dorine Kouyoumdjian Designation
Talin Daghlian
Sanan Shirinian Committee on NGOs Representative , Designation
Lucy Pamboukjian

Activities

Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Children
  • Culture
  • Disabled Persons
  • Education
  • Family
  • Food
  • Human Rights
  • Humanitarian Affairs
  • Media
  • Minority Rights
  • Population
  • Refugees
  • Social Development
  • Sustainable Development
  • Values
  • Volunteerism
  • Women
  • Youth

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Indigenous women
  • Institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women
  • Policy advice
  • Service provision
  • The girl child
  • Trafficking in women and girls
  • Violence against women
  • Women and HIV/AIDS
  • Women and health
  • Women and poverty

Social Development:
  • Aging
  • Poverty
  • Youth

Sustainable Development:
  • Capacity-building
  • Education
  • Gender equality
  • Health
  • Partnerships
  • Rural Development
Geographic scope: International
Country of activity:
  • Germany
  • Sweden
  • United States of America
  • Greece
  • Russian Federation
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Israel
  • Canada
  • Lebanon
  • Brazil
  • Cyprus
  • Kuwait
  • Australia
  • France
  • Egypt
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Jordan
  • Bulgaria
  • Georgia
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 1910
Year of registration (YYYY): 1998
Organizational structure: International Board with Entities
Number and type of members: 15,000 members 220 chapters in 27 countries
Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Fundraising campaigns

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Major Group affiliation:
  • Children and youth
  • Women
  • Non-governmental organization

Informal regional network of NGOs

UN-NGO-IRENE Newsletter:

Other UN Entities

Accreditation with other UN Entities:
  • DPI
  • CONGO

Main Objective

Sustainable Development
Username: unngo@ars1910.org