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  • Status: Ongoing
  • Thematic area: Anti-corruption and public accountability,Civic activism and participation,Other
  • Country: Armenia
  • Year approved:2018

Armavir Development Center | Election observation in Armenia

  • Name of organisation / initiative supported: Armavir Development Center
  • Start date: 1 October 2018
  • End date: 31 December 2018

Initiative summary:

On 21 October 2018, elections of local-self government bodies will take place in Armenia’s south-west regions of Armavir, Aragatsotn and Ararat and in the cities of Armavir and Ejmiatsin.

In the aftermath of the Armenian Velvet Revolution, it is vital that citizens can contribute to ensuring free and transparent democratic processes. Armavir Development Center was awarded an emergency grant to implement an election observation project “Local Citizens for Fair Elections”, with the aim of rebuilding trust and strengthening democratic governance in post-revolutionary Armenia.

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