Submitted by global_publisher_JR on Mon, 09/03/2018 - 09:23
The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative (AHI) revealed how three international organisations will share the $1,000,000 grant of Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, as selected by 2018 Aurora Prize Laureate, Mr. Kyaw Hla Aung. Approximately 375,000 Rohingya refugees will benefit from this initiative.
Submitted by global_publisher_JR on Mon, 06/11/2018 - 13:07
On June 9, 2018 the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative hosted the third annual Aurora Dialogues, entitled “Inspire, Empower, Impact.” The conference was made possible by the support of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany and through the collaboration with the Global Perspectives Initiative (GPI).
Submitted by global_publisher_JR on Mon, 06/04/2018 - 16:47
The third Aurora Prize and the accompanying weekend of activities will start on June 8, in Yerevan.
“The Aurora Weekend of events is intended to offer maximum opportunity for special guests and global humanitarians to interact and to share their knowledge and experience. In addition, we hope to introduce them to Armenia, its history and heritage, and the roots of our commitment to the humanitarian work we all do together,” explained Arman Jilavian, CEO of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative.
Submitted by global_publisher_JR on Fri, 06/01/2018 - 07:39
Haypost, Armenia’s national postal operator, will issue a new international postage stamp in June, in cooperation with the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative. The stamp will feature Doctor Tom Catena, a Catholic missionary from Amsterdam, New York. He was named as Aurora Prize Laureate on May 28, 2017. He has saved thousands of lives as the sole surgeon permanently based in Sudan’s war-ravaged Nuba Mountains where humanitarian aid is restricted.
Submitted by global_publisher_JR on Wed, 05/30/2018 - 09:32
Doctor Tom Catena, 2017 Aurora Prize Laureate, will visit Armenia ahead of the 2018 Aurora Prize Award Ceremony and a series of special events. This year, the special weekend of events will take place on June 8-10, culminating with the announcement of the 2018 Aurora Prize Laureate.
Submitted by s.khandanyan on Tue, 05/15/2018 - 09:30
To better understand Aurora’s impact globally, and the ways in which the world perceives Armenia and Armenians, the London-based New Place Consultancy, jointly with the Brussels-based Kantar Public Agency, conducted a public opinion survey in 10 countries - the US, Canada, Australia, France, Argentina, Sweden, Germany, Russia, Denmark, Greece.
Submitted by s.khandanyan on Thu, 05/10/2018 - 08:53
May 10, 2018, London – The third annual Aurora Humanitarian Index today reveals that over half (52%) of people regard risk of war as the most pressing global humanitarian challenge facing humanity right now, compared to just 41% in 2017. At 58%, terrorism remains people’s greatest humanitarian concern today, although this is down five points from last year.
Submitted by s.khandanyan on Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:04
The Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity recognizes three humanitarians for their selfless commitment to fighting sexual violence in India, advocating on behalf of Rohingya people in Myanmar and protecting Central American immigrants in Mexico
Submitted by s.khandanyan on Mon, 04/30/2018 - 15:57
Moscow, April 30, 2018 – “The Future of Impact” event, organized on April 26 by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, PHILIN, and Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, brought together distinguished humanitarians as part of the additional international Aurora Dialogues. The conference, held in Russia for the first time, pondered the issue of social transformations from different perspectives.
Submitted by s.khandanyan on Wed, 04/25/2018 - 08:48
April 25, 2018, Buenos Aires, Argentina - The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative and FLACSO Argentina are pleased to announce the results of “Social Movements and the Praxis of Gratitude” research program. The winners are Mariela Pena (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina) Alejandra Naranjo (Universidad Católica del Norte, Chile) and Sebastián Fuentes (FLACSO Argentina). They were selected from 50 applicants from 9 countries including Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Venezuela, Panama and Spain.
Submitted by s.khandanyan on Wed, 04/25/2018 - 09:09
On the Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day on April 24, 2018, “Chronicles of Aurora,” a unique manuscript created in the 21st century, was presented in Matenadaran. The hand-written tome contains the depictions of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative activities. Each year a new record of 365 words (366 on leap years) will be added, dedicated to the stories of the Aurora Humanitarians and the Laureate, as well as the Aurora Prize impact.
Submitted by global_publisher_JR on Wed, 06/06/2018 - 15:58
Yerevan Brandy Company and its legendary ARARAT Armenian brandies, the PanARMENIAN Media Group and The Alexander, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Yerevan generously support the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative. The companies will contribute to the 2018 Aurora Prize Award Ceremony.
Submitted by global_publisher_JR on Fri, 04/20/2018 - 08:46
2018 Aurora Dialogues Moscow “The Future of Impact”, organized jointly by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, PHILIN, and Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, will take place on April 26, 2018. The event to be held on the SKOLKOVO campus aims to bring together leading humanitarians, academics, philanthropists, entrepreneurs and members of civil society to explore the nature of social impact.