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:
  • English
  • Armenian (E)
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

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:
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Russian Federation
  • Egypt
  • Lebanon
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Greece
  • Canada
  • Georgia
  • Israel
  • Cyprus
  • Brazil
  • Kuwait
  • Australia
  • Germany
  • United States of America
  • France
  • Bulgaria
  • Jordan
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
  • Fundraising campaigns
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

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

Informal regional network of NGOs

UN-NGO-IRENE Newsletter: Yes

Other UN Entities

Accreditation with other UN Entities:
  • DPI
  • CONGO