Training for PLHIV was held by New Generation Humanitarian NGO
On February 21-22, 2023, New Generation Humanitarian NGO organized a capacity building training for people leaving with HIV, within the framework of he project Support to the Armenian State Strategic Program for HIV/AIDS.
The training was aimed at raising the awareness of participants about human rights protection mechanisms, the right to health, the right to be free from stigma and discrimination, as well as at building the participants’ Leadership and activism skills.
The training was launched program assistant of with the NGNGO projects assistant Mamikon Barkhudaryan’s presentation of New Generation Humanitarian NGO, its mission, strategic goal and main scope of activities Then the participants got to know each other and started the first part of the training with legal expert attorney Anahit Mkrtchyan.
In the first part of the training, the expert presented the topic of Human Rights, within the framework of which she spoke about the domestic and international framework of human rights, about the human rights protection mechanisms and the right to health.
In the second half of the day, the expert presented the topics of Stigma and Discrimination, within the framework of which the definitions of stigma and discrimination, manifestations and types of discrimination, national and international legal regulations prohibiting discrimination were introduced.
On the second day of the training, Harutyun Gevorgyan, an expert in intercultural communication and rhetoric, presented the topic of leadership, within the framework of which he spoke about the principles of leadership and the ways of influencing on people.
The training took place in an atmosphere of active discussions and question-and-answer sessions, including theoretical and practical exercises, workshops, and team exercises.
At the end of the training, the participants were awarded with certificates of participation.
The training was organized with finanical support of Gilead Sciences Inc.