By participating in panels, meetings and discussions, we increase the civic engagement of Armenian women and enable them to speak on behalf of others
Having a voice and providing input means AIWA can influence the importance of Armenia and Armenian women within the global agenda of the UN.
AIWA sets an example for others and paves the way for future leaders from the community.
- Represented as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) at the United Nations in New York since 1992
- Sponsored several panels at the UN and participates in the NGO Commission on the Status of Women annual sessions in March
- Met privately during our International Conference in Geneva with the Director General of the UN, Sergei Ordjonikidze, to discuss several issues, among them the role of women in peacekeeping and conflict resolution.
- authored with AGBU and ARF a joint letter to his Excellency António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations, asking him to take immediate action concerning the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict (Oct 27, 2020)
- 4 AIWA members attended the UN Women’s Conference in Beijing, China, 1995
- Women as Agents of Sustainable Peace: From Revolution to Governance — 2019
- Amplifying Voices and Choices: Pathways to Ensuring Rural Gender Equity — 2018
- Economic Empowerment of Women: Lessons from Armenia — 2017
- Development of Programs and Evaluation Methodologies Designed to Achieve Gender Equality — 2016
- The Role of Men in in Preventing Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence — 2013
- Rural Women: Imagery and Empowerment — 2012
- Women’s Rights are Human Rights: Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the UN Declaration of Human Rights — 2008
- Climate Change and the Mind-Body-Spirit Connection: Challenges for Holistic Health and Education — 2007
Women in Leadership: Are Institutions Ready for Women’s Success?
Women in Humanitarian Action: Leading in Crisis
Women in Government: Challenging the Norm
Empowering Armenian Women from Different Perspectives
Women Entrepreneurship: Creating Opportunity & Wealth in Communities