Since 1998, the GSA has developed a small, yet strong, grassroots organization which has become a powerful voice for the Armenian community. The active challenges to our homeland and heritage continue to grow, and we face adversaries who are well-funded and unrelenting. And yet, our opportunities grow as well. Your support helps us to defend human rights and fight for Armenian issues both in Switzerland and internationally.
Your generous contributions allow us to:
In addition, the GSA operates PGArm, one of the most active inter-parliamentary groups in the Swiss Parliament, where we:
All this is presently done on a bootstrap and voluntary basis, but material costs, including legal consultation and advice, as well as maintaining our corporate presence and communications such as our website and social media are real and growing.
Although the Armenian population in Switzerland is relatively small, our mission here is critical. Switzerland is a global economic hub, and leads the world in NGO’s and socio-political institutions such as the UN and its various bodies. Switzerland and Armenia are valuable trading partners for each other, and Switzerland actively provides humanitarian and development aid to Armenia and the entire Caucus region.
Our activities are well-known and well-respected by Swiss officials. The GSA is seen by the Swiss public as a reliable partner related to Armenian issues. We are committed to realizing and expanding upon each of these roles and responsibilities. But this will not be possible without your support.