PRACTICING DEMOCRATIC CITIZENSHIP: FIRST TIME VOTERS
In the framework of the EU funded “Elections4All-2021 - Domestic Observations and Citizens Empowerment by Civil Society” project Yerevan School of Political Studies organized Election Simulations in 50 schools of Armenia.
Series of events were conducted within the framework of “Practicing Democratic Citizenship: First Time Voters” awareness raising initiative aiming to inform young generation on electoral systems, the rights and obligations of voters, functions of state institutions, culture of debates, voting procedures. The project bridges the gap between theory and practice by giving high schools’ pupils an opportunity to experience the electoral process for the first time in their schools.
The Election Simulations were held from September till December 2021.
The project involved over 8500 high school pupils from all regions of the Republic of Armenia.
“Elections4All-2021 - Domestic Observations and Citizens Empowerment by Civil Society” project is implemented by OxYGen Foundation, Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly – Vanadzor, Union of Informed Citizens and Yerevan School of Political Studies.
The project is funded by the European Union.