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.

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AGBU YP YEREVAN ORGANIZES PUBLIC DISCUSSION ON PENSION REFORMS

One of the most controversial and discussed issues in Armenia at the end of 2013 was the RA Government’s decision on mandatory pension reforms. The issue, still unresolved, and now under review by the Constitutional Court of Armenia, remains a hot topic and has become a reason for major public discontent and demonstrations. The law requires that all working citizens of Armenia under the age of 40 must pay five percent of their salaries to privately owned pension funds in addition to social security payments made by their employers. The government says...

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AGBU YP YEREVAN DISCUSSES SOCIAL ISSUES IN ARMENIA

On June 12, AGBU YP Yerevan organized the screening of Bavakan, a documentary film about gender selection abortions in Armenia. The film was directed by Adrineh Gregorian, an up-and-coming filmmaker, repatriated to Armenia from California. Gregorian is an alumna of the AGBU Manoogian-Demirjian School in Canoga Park, California. The film notes, “Beneath the surface of Armenian society lies a non-traditional...

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AGBU SUPPORTS FAMILIES IN BORDER VILLAGES OF ARMENIA (VIDEO MATERIAL)

AGBU YP Yerevan’s Barekamavan Development Project (BDP) is growing. The program, which provides greenhouses to selected families in Barekamavan Village, located in Armenia’s Tavush region, caught the attention and hearts of the worldwide AGBU YP network. Shortly thereafter, it became a pan-YP project. Today, with over 7,000 USD raised, AGBU YP Yerevan...

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AGBU YP YEREVAN TEAM SUMS UP THE PAST, PLANS THE FUTURE (VIDEO MATERIAL)

On April 8, AGBU Yerevan Young Professionals (YP) organized an Open House at the AGBU Armenia Representation to sum up past activities, present current and future plans, and recruit new members. Harutyun Poghosyan, President of AGBU YP Yerevan, welcomed the group and presented the YP mission and past, current and upcoming initiatives. YP Steering Committee Member Narek Ghazaryan spoke abou an upcoming event, a three month seminar on Banking...

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AGBU YOUNG PROFESSIONALS OF YEREVAN VISIT ARMENIAN BONE MARROW DONOR REGISTRY, DONATE BLOOD

On February 23, members of the AGBU Young Professionals (YP) Yerevan team visited the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry (ABMDR) and donated blood to the charity trust. ABMDR was founded in 1999 as an independent, non-governmental, non-profit organization. Its mission is to ensure that every ethnic Armenian struck with a life-threatening, blood-related illness can find hope for long-term survival through the identification...

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