Local event

May 31, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. The ISOC Armenia Chapter conducted the election of the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Board. The following are the election results:
Chair of the Board: Lianna Galstyan
Vice-Chair of the Board: Vesmira Harutyunyan

May 29, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. The ISOC  Armenia Chapter conducted its election. The following are the election results:
President: Mr. Igor Mkrtumyan
Board members:

  • Lianna Galstyan
  • Narine Derdzakyan
  • Vesmira Harutyunyan
  • Vahan Hovsepyan
  • Hrachya Astsatryan
  • Kristina Hakobyan
  • Kristina Babajanyan
  • Katarina Gevogyan
  • Anna Karakhanyan
  • Karen Yerznkanyan
  • Syuzan Marukhyan
  • Ani Dallakyan
  • Igor Mkrtumyan

Audit committee:

  • Arman Nersisyan
  • Aram Verdyan
  • Tatev Avagyan

Head of the Audit committee: Arman Nersisyan

May 15, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. Internet Society Armenia Chapter Board meeting took place, where the Preident report on 2018-19 activity report was presented and approved. The Board decided to call the General meeting, where the President and Board members will be elected for the next 2 year period, on the 29th of May.

May 10, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. Internet Society Armenia Chapter had successfully submitted the “Internet literacy for vulnerable groups” program interim report.

April 30, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. The Social Media Marketing course of “Internet literacy for vulnerable groups”program provided by Ani Dallakyan had sucsessfully finished.

April 23, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. Internet Society Armenia Chapter and Armenia Internet Registry (ISOC.am), in cooperation with ITU, organized an online webinar entitled “Overcoming Digital Challenges” within the framework of #GirlsinICT. The invited experts talked about the digital, educational and business challenges created under COVID-19 and about the technologies and digital tools that can be used to overcome these challenges.

April 14, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. The 2nd lesson of the Social Media Marketing course took place. The topic was “What is SMM? its need for business.”

April 11, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. Within the framework of the “Internet literacy for vulnerable groups” program, the participants were invited to think about the business idea and present a short description of their idea, answering the following questions:
– Business description
– The purpose of the business
– Product or Service Description:
– Target group – Who is it for (for example, children, adults, women, men …)
The survey will be needed to work with more practical examples in the classroom.

April 10, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. The first lesson of the Social Media Marketing course of“Internet literacy for vulnerable groups”programtook place. Course topic: Digital marketing & SMM overview.

April 1, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. The Internet literacy course for vulnerable groups had started. https://chronicle.isocchapter.am

March 25. 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. The newly opened Facebook page of Karen Matosyan’s (a participant of the “Internet literacy for vulnerable groups”program) named“HISTORICAL COUNTRY TOUR”idea was presented. Karen’s idea was one of the first in the program and could motivate other participants.

March 24, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. Program lectures, which have been postponed because of coronavirus, forced the Chapter to continue teaching in a new way, using telecommunications via the Zoom video conferencing system. Lianna Galstyan will conduct the lectures of “Internet Literacy” via Zoom video conference.

March 23, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. Within the framework of the “Internet literacy for vulnerable groups”programISOC Armenia chapter started Internet Literacy course lectures that includes the “rules” of safe and secure use of the Internet for business purposes, the basics of intellectual property, domain names and other important issues.

March 05, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. ISOC Armenia Chapter formed a team of participants in the Internet Society training program.

February 26, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. “Internet literacy for vulnerable groups”programparticipants received certificates on successful completion of the BSC’s Business Support Centermanagement course “How to setup and manage a private business”.

February 25, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. A brainstorming session was organized, where all participants of the “Internet literacy for vulnerable groups” program presented their business ideas. They were discussed. Some were supported, other criticized and changes proposed. These ideas will be the starting points for business coaches.

February 24, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. Vahan Misakyan conducted a lecture on basic knowledge in computer literacy for participants of “Internet literacy for vulnerable groups”program.Topics of the lecture: operating systems, browsers,Microsoft office.

February 13, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. ISOC Armenia Chapter announced the participation in the Internet Society training program. Lianna Galstyan was assigned the role of the coordinator. A call for participation was sent to the chapter’s member mailing list, put on the chapter’s facebook page and the chapter web page.

February 3, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. ISOC Armenia Chapter Board meeting took place where the Internet Society training program was discussed. The Board planned to participate in the program, announce it  and select applied members.

January 19, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. ISOC Armenia Chapter started the “Digital Media and Business Skills” part of the “Internet literacy for vulnerable groupsprogram”, which will provide participants the basic knowledge in business planning.

January 18, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. ISOC Armenia Chapter completed intervewing and choosing participants of the “Internet literacy for vulnerable groups program.

January 17, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia. ISOC Armenia Chapter submitted the 2019 Beyond the Net Small Grant “Lecture course “Introduction to RINA, the Internet of Tomorrow”” report to the Internet Society.

Presenting the Internet Society 2020 Action Plan

ISOC Armenia Chapter took part on-line in the "Presenting the Internet Society 2020 Action Plan" webinar ...
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Board meeting of the ISOC Armenia Chapter

The Board meeting of the ISOC Armenia Chapter took place withthe following agenda: 1. Annual report of the President on the Chapter 2019 activity. 2. Approval of 2020 Chapter action plan ...
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Community Webinar on PIR/Ethos Capital/Internet Society

ISOC Armenia Chapter took part on-line in the "Community Webinar on PIR/Ethos Capital/Internet Society" webinar ...
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Beyond the Net: Orientation Session

ISOC Armenia Chapter took part on-line in the "Beyond the Net: Orientation Session" webinar ...
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Introduction to RINA, the Internet of Tomorrow

ISOC Armenia Chapter received a grant of the Beyond the Net Small Grants Programme of the Internet Society. The project to be done with RINA Armenia innovative company is devoted to the Lecture course "Introduction to RINA, the Internet of ...
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Worldwide Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2019

Within the framework of the Worldwide Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2019 Internet Society Armenia Chapter hosted the media education teachers and provided prizes to the best teachers of informatics. Prizes were presented by Narine Khachatryan, director of "Media ...
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Youth IGF

ISOC Armenia Chapter together with Armenia Internet Registry organized the 1st Armenia Youth IGF ...
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5th Armenia IGF

ISOC Armenia Chapter together with Armenia Internet Registry organized the 5th Armenia IGF. President, Internet Society Armenia Chapter, Igor Mkrtumyan, made a presentation on Chapter's project "Connecting the Unconnected: Chapterthon 2019" ...
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ArmSIG3

On 11-13 September, 2019, Lianna Galstyan, Board Chair, Board Member Ani Dallakyan and Chapter members Kristina Hakobyan and Susan Marukhyan on behalf of the Internet Society Armenia Chapter held the 3rd edition of the ArmSIG – Armenian School of Internet ...
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Participation to the Armenian General Benevolent Union Seminar

I.Mkrtumyan took part in the seminar organized by the Armenian General Benevolent Union, devoted to the problems of: - Reducing poverty in vulnerable groups (elderly, persons with disabilities, children, single mothers); - Ensuring employment of uncompetitive people in the labor market, ...
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Girls in ICT Day: Cyber Hygiene

International Girls in ICT Day is one of the ITU - the UN specialized agency for information and communication technologies events, this year was celebrated on 25 April, 2019. For this day, Internet Society Armenia Chapter organized an informative seminar ...
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Internet Society Armenia Chapter Board meeting

On April 5, 2019 Internet Society Armenia Chapter Board members had a meeting with the following agenda: 1. Discussion of the Chapter participation in the work of Internet Governance Council and election of the Chapter representative in the Council. Chapter ...
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The Internet Society Armenia Chapter Board meeting

The Internet Society Armenia Chapter Board meeting was held on April 3, 2019. The meeting discussed the following agenda: 1. Chapter Performance Evaluation Criteria 2. Internet report 2019. How will consolidation impact the Internet’s technical evolution and use? 3. 2020 ...
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A Seminar on the problems of people with disabilities took place

A Seminar on the problems of people with disabilities took place

A Seminar on the problems of people with disabilities took place in the Internet Society Armenia Chapter. Blind and visually impaired people, as well as people with physical and mobility impairments participated in the seminar. They discussed the “Zero Project Report ...
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Meeting with the World Bank Digital Development team

Igor Mkrtumyan, the President of Internet Society Armenia Chapter, together with the Chapter members Kristine Gyonjyan and Vahan Hovsepyan took part in a meeting with the World Bank Digital Development team aiming to initiate advisory and analytical work on broadband ...
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“Internet Society Armenia Chapter” members meeting

The “Internet Society Armenia Chapter” members participated to an online meeting on December 26, 2018. Igor Mkrtumyan, the President of the Chapter represented the Global Internet Society Activity Plan for 2019 and key development and strategic directions. The meeting also ...
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Helping Rural Libraries in Armenia to Embrace the Digital Age

Internet Society published an informative article about the Internet Society Armenia Chapter project “Computers, services and Wi-Fi Internet for rural libraries“. It launched as a pilot project in 2015. The “Beyond the Net Funding Program” supported this project and its ...
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ArmIGF 2018

The IV Armenian Internet Governance Forum was held on 10 October 2018, Yerevan Armenia, in Ani Plaza hotel. The annual meeting is organized by the multistakeholder Internet Governance Council (IGC) of the Republic of Armenia with the support of the ...
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