Cross Border Cooperation Initiative

Current Project
Date : February 2010
Implemented by : Counterpart International-Armenia and Turkey’s Third Sector Foundation (TUSEV)
Supported by : Eurasia Foundation and the Black Sea Trust
Content : The Cross Border Cooperation Initiative aims at fostering cooperation between Armenian and Turkish civil society organizations through identifying their common interests and creating cooperation opportunities. On February 2010 the partners came together in Istanbul.
Link : http://advocacy.am/en/?nid=382

Turkey –Armenia: Moving on? Turkey-Armenia Dialogue series (continued)

Current Project
Date : May 2010
Implemented by : Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) and Caucasus Institute
Supported by : The Consulate General of Sweden Istanbul, Black Sea Trust Fund, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Association Turkey Office
Content : The half-day symposium was held in the TESEV offices in Istanbul Karakoy. At the event TESEV presented its new publication “Assessing the Rapprochement Process”, part of the Turkey-Armenia Dialogue series initiated between TESEV and the Yerevan-based Caucasus Institute in 2008.
Link : http://www.tesev.org.tr/UD_OBJS/PDF/DPT/ERM/ERM_Ass.%20the%20Rap.%20Process_2010.pdf

Turkish-Armenian Common Future Platform

Current Project
Date : June 2010
Implemented by : The Society and Democracy Association (TDD)
Supported by : Friedrich Ebert Foundation
Content : The Platform aims to bring the people of Armenia and Turkey together and empower the ongoing normalization process through joint projects. In this context between 27 and 30 June 2010 TDD brought 10 Turkish and 10 Armenian students to Istanbul for a workshop on “perceptions of the other” with Maryland University professor Edy Kaufman.
Link : http://www.toplumvedemokrasi.org.tr/kategori/turkish-armenian-common-future-platform/
http://www.commonfuturecitizensdiplomacy.org

Second Caucasian Cheese Exhibition

Current Project
Date : July 2010
Implemented by : Caucasus Business Development Network, Gyumri Development Foundation and CCPNCR Methods
Supported by : Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation & International Alert
Content : Businessmen from Turkey, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan gathered in Tbilisi, Georgia at 2nd Caucasian Cheese Exhibition to further promote sectoral cooperation in the region.
Link : http://www.caucasusbusiness.net/?q=events/second-caucasian-cheese-exhibition

Ani Dialogue

Current Project
Date : October 2010
Implemented by : Caucasus Institute
Supported by : Heinrich Böll Foundation
Content : Civil society platform between civil society organizations from Armenia and Turkey, aims at connecting the civil society in both countries as well as supporting the dialogue process and shaping regional policymaking.
Link : http://www.ani-dialogue.eu/

Listening To My Neighbour

Date : 2010
Implemented by : The Civilitas and Hrant Dink Foundations
Supported by : Eurasia Partnership Foundation.
Content : The parents will collaborate to select, translate and offer for publication press articles about each other that have appeared in the print media of the other country. Articles about Armenia and Armenians in the Turkish press will be translated into Armenian and made available to Armenian publications. Armenian articles about Turkey and the Turkish people will be translated into Turkish and made available to Turkish publications. Both sets of articles will also be translated into English for the international community.
Link : http://www.civilitasfoundation.org/cf/democracy-and-development/media/neighbors-about-each-other.html

A mobility fund / Armenia –Turkey Initiative Beyond Borders

Date : 2010
Implemented by : Hrant Dink Foundation & other NGOs from Armenia and Turkey
Content : International Hrant Dink Foundation has started an initiative for NGO platforms to run a Mobility Project across Armenia and Turkey. It aims to encourage, facilitate and increase the mobility of people and organisations across Armenia and Turkey with a view to bolster the dialogue process of the two neighboring countries.
Link : http://yeritac.wordpress.com/2009/11/27/mobility-project-tr-am/

Black Sea Youth Forum

Date : 2010
Implemented by : ARI Movement
Supported by : German Marshall Fund Black Sea Trust
Content : 20 young people from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Ukraine and Turkey were selected for a 3-day workshop with a public conference aiming to find solutions to the conflicts in their region.
Link : http://ari.org.tr/english/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4&Itemid=5

Armenia- Turkey Cinema Platform

Date : 2010
Implemented by : Anadolu Kültür Association & Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival
Supported by : USA Embassy in Armenia
Content : Armenia-Turkey Cinema Platform is the borne of two Armenia - Turkey cinema workshops organized within the frameworks of Armenian-Turkish Cultural Initiative. The workshops were organized in April 2008 in Istanbul and in December 2008 in Yerevan. “How cinema deals with history” and “Cinema as Means of Cross-Border Dialogue and Mutual Understanding” were the subjects that were discussed at the meetings. As a long term initiative, the platform intends to have several co-productions of different formats and scales during the coming years.
Link : http://www.gaiff.am/en/atcp/

Armenian Architects of Istanbul in the Era of Westernization

Current Project
Date : December 2009
Organized by : Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture Agency, Hrant Dink Foundation and HAYCAR
Content : An exhibition is opened in Istanbul that focuses on the role Armenian architects in shaping Istanbul in the 19th century and and the early 20th century, seeks to evoke the memory of architects and their works that have largely been forgotten today. On 14th of December a panel discussion was held at the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art.
Link : http://www.hrantdink.org/detay.asp?id=29&bolum=Faaliyet

Confidence-building scheme

Date : 2010
Implemented by : Economy Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV)
Content : TEPAV is working on a project aiming to promote cultural dialogue and cross-border tourism and at preparing the ground to rebuild the ancient Silk Road Bridge at Ani that once spanned the Arpacay-Akhourian river separating Turkey from Armenia. The project will prepare the road for the restoration of the Medieval Silk Road Bridge at Ani, support the development of a Turkish-Armenian tourism cluster and open a cultural corridor across the Arpacay / Akhourian river for rebridging the Turkey-Armenia divide.
Link : http://www.tepav.org.tr/upload/files/1271673940r8755.Building_Bridges_of_Trust_and_Confidence_between_ Turks_and_Armenians_in_Support_of_the_Normalization_and_Recon.pdf

Journalists Exchange Program

Past Projects
Date : 2001 - 2003
Implemented by : Yerevan Press Club & Association of Diplomacy Correspondents in Ankara
Supported by : American University Center for Global Peace
Content : Senior Turkish journalists travelled to Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh while a reciprocal visit of Armenian journalists from the Yerevan Press Club took place in Istanbul. Work products and tangible deliverables were explored in addition to exchange activities. Under the same project, Young Turkish and Armenian journalists also attended to an exchange program in which they had meetings with government officials, trips to sites of cultural interest and visits to media centers.
Link : http://www.american.edu/cgp/track2/project/journalist.cfm

Leadership Development and Capacity Building in the Caucasus

Past Projects
Date : 2001 - 2003
Implemented by : International Center for Human Development (ICHD) & the Centre for the Research of Societal Problems (TOSAM)
Supported by : American University Center for Global Peace
Content : TOSAM and ICHD developed a joint curriculum including mediation, cross-cultural communication, and collaborative problem solving where 100 participants had the chance to train locally. After the training, 22 participants were chosen to participate in a joint training in Milano Graduate School in New York.
Link : http://www.american.edu/cgp/track2/project/crtraining.cfm

Virtual Agriculture Wholesale Market

Past Projects
Date : 2001 - 2002
Implemented by : The International Centre for Human Development (ICHD) & Turkish Armenian Business Development Council (TABDC)
Supported by : American University Center for Global Peace
Content : The Virtual Agriculture Wholesale Market (VAWM) was an online domain and database where a variety of agricultural products are listed and updated. The database was available to the general public via the internet and displays detailed product information that includes product type, grade, location, price and transportation or delivery options. As a separate process apart from the technology, VAWM hosted its first Agricultural Fair in Gyumri, Armenia in October of 2002.
Link : http://www.american.edu/cgp/track2/project/marketing.cfm

Documentary on Turkish – Armenian Cultural Relations

Date : 2001 - unfinished
Implemented by : The International Centre for Human Development (ICHD) & Turkish Armenian Business Development Council (TABDC)
Supported by : American University Center for Global Peace
Content : Tigran Xmalian, Director of the Yerevan Film Studio Anemira, planned to produce various documentaries about the string quartets and the folk music concerts for Turkish, Armenian and US television stations. The project was not completed.
Link : http://www.american.edu/cgp/track2/project/documentaries.cfm

Musicians Exchange

Past Projects
Date : 2001 - 2002
Implemented by : TABDC
Supported by : American University Center for Global Peace
Content : A number of concerts took place in Armenia, Turkey and the US with Armenian and Turkish musicians. (Ankara String Quartet, 100th Anniversary of Oudi Hrant, Komitas State String Quartet, etc.
Link : http://www.american.edu/cgp/track2/project/music.cfm

Women's Partnerships- INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CELEBRATION

Date : March 2002
Implemented by :  Eurasia Cultural & Social Development Association (Turkey), Transcaucasus Women’s Dialogue (Armenia)
Supported by : American University Center for Global Peace
Content : With the organization of Eurasia Cultural & Social Development Association from Turkey , a delegation of nine Turkish women traveled to Yerevan to celebrate International Women's Day with their Armenian counterparts . The Turkish delegation included journalists, academics, business women and NGO members. The purpose of the visit was to foster contact and develop practical areas for cooperation among women from Armenia and Turkey. In Yerevan, meetings were held with women business leaders, NGO members and academics. A panel discussion was convened at Yerevan State University.
Link : http://www.american.edu/cgp/track2/project/documentaries.cfm

Trilateral Media Project

 
Date : 2002
Implemented by : Yerevan Press Club, Yeni Nesil Journalists Union of Azerbaijan and Association of Diplomacy Correspondents of Turkey
Supported by : Open Society Institute Network Media Program
Content : All the partners signed a cooperation protocol in Ankara and the project had a follow-up in 2003-2004.

MAYORS OF REGION

 
Date : 2002
Implemented by : Center for Proposing Non-traditional Conflict Resolution Methods
Supported by : American University Center for Global Peace
Content : Mayors from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia and Turkey met to explore prospects for regional cooperation and develop collaborative activities advancing regional development.
Link : http://www.american.edu/cgp/track2/project/mayors.cfm

DIALOGUE BETWEEN ARMENIAN AND TURKISH PARLIAMENTARIANS

 
Date : 2002
Implemented by : Stockholm based Parliamentarians for Global Action
Supported by : American University Center for Global Peace
Content : Turkish and Armenian Members of Parliament met in Stockholm to participate in the Annual Forum of Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA) and to hold bi-lateral meetings parallel to the PGA plenary (25-26 January 2002).
Link : http://www.american.edu/cgp/track2/project/parliamentarians.cfm

Armenian and Turkish Citizens' Mutual Perceptions Study

 
Date : 2001-2002
Implemented by : The Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) and the Armenian Sociological Association (HASA)
Supported by : American University Center for Global Peace
Content : The study focused on the perceptions of the majority populations in each country. Representatives from each team met in Yerevan and fieldwork was undertaken in both countries. The results of the research were presented at an international seminar jointly organized by TESEV and HASA in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Link : http://www.american.edu/cgp/track2/project/mutual.cfm

Regional Economic Working Group

Past Projects
Date : 2002 – 2003
Implemented by : Project partners of the Regional Economics Working Group, MANEC (the Marketing Network of the Caucasus), Provincial Towns South Caucasian Forum and business leaders in the region
Supported by : American University Center for Global Peace
Content : The project partners met in Istanbul to explore opportunities for increasing economic integration. The meeting included 40 people from Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia: local government officials, business and NGO leaders.
Link : http://www.american.edu/cgp/track2/project/economics.cfm

Business Leaders

 
Date : 2003-2004
Implemented by : The International Centre for Human Development (ICHD) and the Centre for the Research of Societal Problems (TOSAM)
Supported by : American University Center for Global Peace
Content : The focus of the work was three fold. The group was responsible for the development of a core team of business leaders in Turkey and Armenia who are willing to promote the development of a Regional Chamber of Commerce; for promoting the use of the Marketing Network of the Caucasus (MANEC), for the coordination of the Regional Economic Working Group.
Link : http://www.american.edu/cgp/track2/project/business.cfm

Marketing Network of the Caucasus

 
Date : 2003-2004
Implemented by : The International Centre for Human Development (ICHD) and the Turkish Armenian Business Development Council (TABDC)
Supported by : American University Center for Global Peace
Content : MANEC was conceived at the beginning of the Track Two program as the Virtual Agriculture Wholesale Market (VAWM). Today, MANEC continues to provide the core services of connecting local producers with a greater market presence and promoting cross border cooperation within the Southern Caucasus region.
Link : http://www.american.edu/cgp/track2/project/marketing.cfm

WM Turkish & Armenian Women’s Magazine

Past Projects
Date : 2003-2004
Implemented by : Form Strategic Communications Consulting - Sule Kilicarslan from Turkey  & Narine Mirzoyan from Armenia
Supported by : American University Center for Global Peace
Content : A number of concerts took place in Armenia, Turkey and the US with Armenian and Turkish musicians. (Ankara String Quartet, 100th Anniversary of Oudi Hrant, Komitas State String Quartet, etc.
Link : http://www.american.edu/cgp/track2/project/music.cfm

The Turkish Armenian Reconciliation Commission

Past Projects
Date : 2001 - 2004
Implemented by : American University Center for Global Peace
Content : The Turkish Armenian Reconciliation Commission (“TARC”) was formed in Geneva in July 2001 aiming to improve relations between Turkey and Armenia. The primary mechanism for achieving these goals was to promote increased contact on both governmental and non-governmental levels. Significant advances have been more visible in the field of civil society. On 14 April 2004, TARC members decided to end their activities.
Link : http://www1.american.edu/cgp/TARC/

Caucasus Reconciliation Conference in Ankara

Past Projects
Date : 18-20 March 2005
Organized by : Rotary Clubs of Yerevan, Gyumri, Tbilisi and Baku, California, New York and District 2430 Turkeys
Content : The event was held at the Bilkent Hotel in Ankara under the Chairmanship of District Governor Erhan Çiftçioğlu and co-moderated, co-chaired by the Rotry Club of New York regarding the Caucasian Friendship Days.
Link : http://www.tabdc.org/index.php?subaction=showfull&id=1218426590&archive=&start_from=&ucat=35&

Yavas Gamatz Summer Camp

Past Projects
Date : June - August 2005
Implemented by : Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly – Turkey
Supported by : Council of Europe
Content : Gamats Gamats – Yavaş Yavaş International Summer School was for young Turks and Armenians held in 2005. The aim of the project was contributing to confidence building between the youth of Turkey and Armenia by bringing 24 university students from the two countries together in a program that involves thematic lectures, workshops as well as a group-work component to provide the experience of joint work. The summer school lasted 20 days, included 24 students and took place in Antakya.
Link : http://www.yavasgamats.org/en/default.aspx

Armenian-Turkish Relations: Challenges and Perspectives

 
Date : December 2006
Implemented by : Armenian International Policy Research Group & TESEV foundations and Caucasus research resource center (CRCC)
Content : 20 participants were attended to the roundtable from Turkey and Armenia discussing Turkish-Armenian relations. The meeting’s details were reflected in TESEV’s further publications and AIPRG’s web-site.
Link : http://www.crrc.am/store/files/Press%20Release_CRRC_AIPRG_TESEV.pdf

Business Forum

 
Date : 22-25 March 2007
Implemented by : TABDC & Caucasian Center for Proposing Nontraditional Conflict Resolution Methods
Supported by : British Government
Content : The business forum included the various subjects such as tourism potential, transportation /shipment problems, the condition of businesses in area near the borders, possibilities of business diversification and the condition of the local businesses in Armenia, Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia. There was a presentation of fish and cheese productions from Gyumri(Armenia), a visit to the Cheese Factory of Kars and an exhibition of Armenian products.
Link : http://www.caucasusbusiness.net/?q=content/caucasian-cheese

Armenian-Turkish Youth Club

 
Date : 2007-2008
Implemented by : Youth Academy Non-Governmental Organization &Kutahya Youth Association and Young Guru Academy
Supported by : Euroasia Foundation
Content : The project established a number of jointly managed web resources including on-line forums featuring the latest regional news, as well as a quarterly on-line magazine “Club Zone.”
Link : http://epfound.am/index.php?article_id=93&clang=0

Armenia-Turkey Cross Border Dialogue in Light of European Integration

Past Projects
Date : 2007-2008
Implemented by : Urban Sustainable Development Foundation &Istanbul Policy Center at the Sabanci University
Supported by : Eurasia Partnership Foundation
Content : The partners provided a short-term intellectually rigorous cross-border platform for youth activists and expert communities from Armenia and Turkey to discuss issues of mutual concern. In particular, the project partners conducted Vox Populi, interviewing random people on the streets both in Armenia and Turkey to reflect on the wider public opinion in the two countries with respect to the European integration processes and the prospects for improving the Armenia-Turkey dialogue and cooperation.
Link : http://epfound.am/index.php?article_id=93&clang=0

Armenian-Turkish Team Reporting

 
Date : 2007-2008
Implemented by : Yerevan Press Club &ARI Movement
Supported by : Eurasia Partnership Foundation
Content : This is a collection of articles, published as a result of exchanged visits of journalists, as well as findings of media research, implemented under "Armenian-Turkish Team Reporting Project".
Link : http://www.ypc.am/downloads/Arm-Turk_book_eng.pdf

Building Links between Analytical Communities of Armenia and Turkey

 
Date : 2007-2008
Implemented by : Analytical Center in Globalization and Regional Cooperation
Supported by : Eurasia Partnership Foundation
Content : In the framework of that project, ACGRC organized two international conferences and a round table in Yerevan with participation of Turkish experts Diba Nigar Goksel (Senior Analyst, European Stability Initiative, Editor of the Turkish Policy Quarterly), Arda Batu (Member of the Board of ARI Movement, lecturer at the Yeditepe University), Cem Toker (Chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party). A survey of political and civil society representatives from Armenia and Turkey was conducted (consisting of detailed interviews with representatives of 15 political and 35 civil society organizations from both countries). A bulletin titled “Armenian-Turkish Relations Today” was published in the Armenian daily newspaper “Aravot”.
Link : http://acgrc.blogspot.com/

MERHABAREV

Past Projects
Date : 2007
Implemented by : Nar Agency / Patkerphoto Agency
Supported by : Eurasia Foundation and other organizations
Content : MerhaBarev is a combined word in two languages: Turkish – merhaba, Armenian – Barev means greeting. Using the black and white language of the photography, photojournalists narrated about Istanbul and Yerevan, their cultures, traditions, every-day life and people. The project was presented as a number of exhibitions in Armenia (Yerevan, Gyumri) and Turkey (Istanbul, Ankara, Kars, Diyarbakir). MerhaBarev is also a book in four languages (Armenian, Turkish, English and German), calendars and posters.
Link : http://www.narphotos.net/news.php

Photo Bridge Across the Border

 
Date : 2007
Implemented by : Patker LLC / Nar photo Agency
Supported by : Eurasia Partnership Foundation, OSI AF-Armenia, Swiss Embassy (based in Tbilisi) and US Embassy to Armenia
Content : The partners arranged for a cycle of cross-border exchange trips by Turkish and Armenian photographers and published and distributed the photographic material produced in both print and electronic mode Cross-border exchange trips by Turkish and Armenian photographers and distribution of photographic material was foreseen.
Link : http://epfound.am/index.php?article_id=93&clang=0

Musical Bridge across the Armenia-Turkey Border

 
Date : 2007-2008
Supported by : Eurasia Partnership Foundation
Events : Armenian Komitas State Quartet (to Turkey) reciprocal visit of the Bosphorus Quartet to Armenia; Eduard Tadevosyan from the Komitas State Quartet Cihat Askin, a renowned Turkish violinist.

The South Caucasian Cheese Exhibition

Past Projects
Date : 14-15 May 2008
Implemented by :
Supported by : US Embassy in Armenia &International Alert
Content : The Exhibition was part of CBDN’s work on promoting sectoral economic cooperation in the South Caucasus. The exhibition marked the launch of the “Caucasian Cheese” jointly produced by the Armenian, Turkish and Georgian cheese producers. Hundreds of people visited the exhibition - international organizations, cheese producers, public officials, embassies and others.
Link : http://caucasusbusiness.net/?q=events/south-caucasian-cheese-exhibition

Turkish-Armenian Filmmakers Workshop 1 and 2

 
Date : July and December 2008
Implemented by : Golden Apricot Cinema Development NGO &Anadolu Kultur
Supported by : Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF)
Content : EPF supported the Golden Apricot Cinema Development NGO (Armenia) to bring a group of Turkish film professionals and journalists. (10 people) to Armenia to participate in the 2nd Turkish-Armenian Filmmakers Workshop. The workshop was combined with a master class by Abbas Kiarostami and included a joint practical work session.

Turkey-Armenia Relations: Breaking the Vicious Circle

Past Projects
Date : 2008 -2009
Implemented by : The Caucasus MediaInstitute (CI) and the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV)
Content : The goal of the workshop was to discuss the current state of affairs and obstacles in Turkey-Armenia relations. During the workshop the speakers focused on the necessary rapprochement of relations between Turkey and Armenia and discussed the foreign policy prospects of both countries by analyzing the Cyprus and Nagorno-Karabakh problems in a comparative perspective. The event provided an opportunity to more than 50 researchers, civil society representatives, academics, diplomats and media representatives from Turkey, Armenia and the European Union to interact and to discuss the future of Armenia-Turkey.
Link : http://www.caucasusinstitute.org/index.php?p=13&a=148&l=eng

Armenia Chevening Alumni Visit to Turkey

 
Date : May 2008
Implemented and supported by: : British Embassy in Armenia
Content : 7 alumni of the Chevening scholarship program visited the Armenian patriarchate, TESEV, ARI, Agos, Zaman, NTV, Amnesty International, TABDC, Turkish all women’s lobby association, British Consulate, BSEC Armenian Ambassador Karen Mirzoyan, and Turhan Comez (then) of AKP in Istanbul.

Armenians in Turkey 100 years ago

Past Projects
Date : December 2008
Supported by : American University in Armenia, Eurasia Partnership Foundation and Anadolu Kültür
Content : Osman Koker presented his book “Armenians in Turkey 100 Years Ago” at the American University of Armenia on December 11 2008. The book issued in Turkey in 2005, contains century-old Ottoman post-cards from the collection of Orlando Calumeno depicting different aspects of the peaceful and, in many cases, prosperous life of the Armenian community in the former Ottoman Empire.
Link : http://epfound.am/index.php?article_id=164&clang=0

My beloved brother

 
Implemented by : Azg Oratert and Osman Koker
Supported by : EPF
Content : In parallel with the book, an exhibition of the postcards called “Sireli Yeğpayris” (My Dear Brother) was held in Istanbul and a number of other European cities. Azg was supposed to translate, publish, and distribute in Armenia a recently issued album of century-old postcards depicting different aspects of the life of the Armenian community during the Ottoman Empire. The project wasn’t completed.
Link : http://epfound.am/index.php?article_id=93&clang=0

Armenia and Turkey - Regional Interests in light of European Integration Processes

 
Date : May 2008
Implemented by : Analytical Center for Globalization and Regional Cooperation
Supported by : Friedrich Ebert Stiftung
Content : A bilateral conference taking up foreign policy issues in recent years. This project brought Nigar Goksel, Cem toker and Arda Batu to Yerevan for a conference and meetings in Yerevan.

Trust Building in Armenian-Turkish Relations through civil society actors cooperation

 
Date : November 2008
Implemented by : The Analytical Centre on Globalisation and Regional Cooperation
Supported by : Embassy of Switzerland in Georgia and Armenia
Content : Within the framework of this project two Turkish experts visited Armenia – Diba Nigar Göksel (Editor-in-Chief of Turkish Policy Quarterly, Senior Analyst of the European Stability Initiative) and Özgül Erdemli-Mutlu (Member of the ARI Movement, Manager of the Women Entrepreneurship and Leadership Centre)
Link : http://www.acgrc.am/trust-building_public_report.pdf

River Arax – the Path to Peace and Tolerance

 
Date : 2008
Implemented by : Turkish-Armenian Business Development Council (TABDC) and Armenian Marketing Association (AMA)
Supported by : US Embassies in Ankara and Yerevan
Content : TABDC and AMA initiated a project to shoot a documentary about river Arax that separates the two countries.

Armeni-Turkey NGO Forum

 
Date : 14-15 March 2009
Implemented by : Civil Society Institute NGO in Yerevan &Civil Society Development Center of Ankara
Supported by : British Embassy
Content : On 14-15 March 2009 the partners organized the Armenian- Turkish NGO Forum in Yerevan, Armenia. The meeting brought together about forty NGO activists from different thematic areas. During two days of conference they discussed concrete means to establish civil dialogue between Armenia and Turkey.
Link : http://www.hra.am/en/events/2009/03/17/armenia_turkey_ngo_forum

23.5

Past Projects
Date : March 2009
Implemented by : The Caucasus Center of Peace Making Initiatives
Supported by : British Embassy in Armenia
Content : The festival featured 7 Turkish short films in the animation, theatre and documentary genres. The second festival was organised on 25-27 March 2010. It received support from the British Embassy in Yerevan, the Turkish-Armenian weekly Agos, and the 1,500,000+1 International Foundation, which promotes the memory of slain Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink
Link : http://www.panarmenian.net/eng/culture/news/29450/235_festival_of_Turkish_films_to_be_held_in_Armenia

Conference

 
Date : September 2009
Implemented by : The Analytical Centre on Globalisation and Regional Cooperation
Supported by : British Embassy in Yerevan
Content : Conference in Yerevan with Cem Toker, Rana Birden and Nigar Goksel attending from Turkey, held with the support of the to discuss the debate in both countries about the diplomatic and social dynamics regarding the two protocols.

Migration Study

 
Date : 2009
Supported by : Eurasia Partnership Foundation &Government of Norway
Content : The research prepared by Alin Ozinan entitled “Identifying the State of Armenian Migrants in Turkey” was conducted from April to August 2009
Link : http://epfound.am/files/epf_migration_report_feb_2010_final_march_5_1.pdf

Reducing Media Bias in Armenia and Turkey

 
Date : October 2009
Supported by : Norwegian Government &USAID
Implemented by : Eurasia Foundation and Global Political Trends Centre of Kultur University
Content : Project featured a pair of research papers on the media coverage of Armenian-Turkish relations in Turkey and Armenia. Both papers were published online in October 2009. The report on media coverage in Armenia, entitled “Coverage of Armenian-Turkish Relations and Turkey in Armenian Media in 2006-2009”.
Link : http://epfound.am/files/cjteam_research_report_final_english.pdf

Armenia-Turkey Civil Diplomacy Dialogue

 
Date : 2009 - 2010
Implemented by : The Analytical Centre on Globalisation and Regional Cooperation
Supported by : Friedrich Ebert Stiftung
Content : The project brought together well-known representatives of the political and cultural landscape of both countries for an exchange of ideas on how to improve the relations between the neighbours. On May 3 – 7 2009, the first meeting took place in Yerevan.
Link : http://www.acgrc.am/projects.htm
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