YP Yerevan

The AGBU Young Professionals (YP)  are a growing network of YP groups and supporters from around the world who promote the Armenian identity and heritage for young Armenians between the ages of 22 to 40.

Inspiring YPs to get involved and stay involved through an open-door policy, the network has acquired an international reputation for fostering a sense of community and belonging.

The AGBU Young Professionals are the largest Armenian YP network of its kind today.

Making a difference for 15 years, the YP movement began in 1995 with the first group in Los Angeles.

Since then, the network has expanded to include groups in Northern California, Greater New York, Orange County, Lebanon, Philadelphia, Paris, Plovdiv, SofiaBoston, Toronto, London, Yerevan, Austria, BrazilWashington DCBuenos Aires, Montréal, Hamburg, United Arab Emirates, Marseille,and Chicago with partnerships with organizations SIVAM in Moscow and HAIK in Frankfurt.

To join AGBU YP Yerevan group fill out the application form.

 

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AGBU YP YEREVAN MEETS WITH ARMENIA'S OMBUDSMAN, ARMEN HARUTYUNIAN

On January 16, 2009, members of AGBU's Young Professionals of Yerevan (YP Yerevan) met with the Republic of Armenia's Ombudsman Armen Harutiunian at the AUA Business Center.

AGBU Educational Programs Coordinator Hasmik Khalapyan introduced Harutiunian to the group, after which Harutiun Poghossian, the newly elected chairman of AGBU YP Yerevan, spoke about the recent and future activities and projects of their professional group. Harutiunian spoke to the group about his office's activities as one of the leading voices in the country in support of human rights in the constitutional, civil and political arenas.

Attendees asked questions about the process of development of democracy in Armenia, human rights, the limits of certain rights, as well as the Ombudsman's assessment of certain issues connected with human rights.

The AGBU Young Professionals are committed to preserving and promoting the Armenian identity and heritage through educational, cultural, and humanitarian programs.

For more information on the AGBU Young Professionals, please contact the AGBU YP Liaison by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For more information on AGBU and its worldwide programs, please visit www.agbu.org.

 
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