Helsinki Association for Human Rights


The “Helsinki Association” human rights NGO (HAHR) is located in Yerevan, Armenia. It has a branch office in Vanadzor town of Armenia, and a representation in the town of Gyumri.    

The Association has been acting in the human rights field for already 20 years, since the year of its establishment in 1997. The organization is committed to the terms and conditions of the 1975 Helsinki Agreement, as well as all other international treaties and agreements on human rights signed by the Republic of Armenia. In November 2004, it was granted membership in the International Helsinki Federation. In recognition of its achievements in the promotion of democracy and formation of civil society in Armenia, the Association was granted the United States and European Union Democracy and Civil Society Award in 1998.