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May 16, 2018

Manuals Developed for Hospitality Industry SMEs and Sub-Grant Program Presented in Dilijan

Three manuals were developed and published within the framework of the Dilijan and Adjacent Communities Development Initiative project

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May 10, 2018

New Global Study Reveals Increased Fear of War and Crisis Overload

Aurora Humanitarian Index shows most are misinformed on the scale of the refugee crisis and plight of women and children largely ignored. However, confidence in world leaders and NGOs to address the crisis increases

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May 08, 2018

Ruben Vardanyan and Noubar Afeyan congratulate Nikol Pashinyan on his election as Prime Minister of Armenia

We congratulate Nikol Pashinyan on his election to the position of Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia and share the sense of urgency and determination demonstrated by the Armenian people throughout the process that culminated with this election.

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April 30, 2018

Experts Gathered in Moscow to Explore the Future of Social Impact

Marguerite Barankitse, Veronika Zonabend and many others shared their insights at SKOLKOVO

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April 25, 2018

Winners of research program on “Gratitude in Action” are announced

Research proposals were first presented at the “Social Movements and the Praxis of Gratitude” seminar in Buenos Aires.

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April 24, 2018

Three Inspirational Humanitarian Activists Nominated For $1.1 Million Aurora Prize

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

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April 03, 2018

Harout Chitilian is to become Aurora’s next CEO

The Co-Founders of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative have announced that Harout Chitilian will come on board on July 1, as Aurora’s next CEO.

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March 21, 2018

Ruben Vardanyan, Veronika Zonabend Visit AUA, Meet Aurora Gratitude Scholars

The AUA community had the opportunity to engage in a conversation with Vardanyan and ask him various questions.

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March 05, 2018

Humanitarian Community Gathers to Discuss What Drives People to Stand Up in the Face of Adversity

Dr. Philip Zimbardo, Dr. Vartan Gregorian, Alice Greenwald, John Prendergast, and others, debated the topic during event at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum

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February 22, 2018

Aurora Goes Global

The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative takes the Aurora concept and program to the world.

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