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Global Humanitarian Leaders Stand in Solidarity with Ruben Vardanyan

The recent arrest by the government of Azerbaijan of philanthropist, businessman, Armenian citizen and co-founder of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, Ruben Vardanyan, is both outrageous and politically motivated. As members of the global humanitarian and human rights community we call for his immediate release.

The Aurora Prize Announces the 2024 Aurora Humanitarians

Modern-Day Heroes from Bahrain, Democratic Republic of the Congo…

Award will be Announced in Los Angeles, California in May 2024 The…


Aurora Announces Projects Funded with 2022 Prize Funds

2022 Laureate Jamila Afghani has chosen the organizations that…

The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative has revealed the projects that have…


Armine Afeyan Rejoins Aurora’s Team

Yale alumna appointed the Initiative’s Executive Director

The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative announced that Armine Afeyan has…


Fighting for Change: Life Stories of Aurora Modern-Day Heroes

The Aurora Dialogues Online event took place on July 18, 2023

“We’re all here today, on Nelson Mandela Day, to hear about…


Nominations Close for the 2024 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity

675 unique candidates from across the globe put forward

Nominations are now closed for the 2024 Aurora Prize for Awakening…


Chronicles of Aurora Showcased in the Matenadaran

The manuscript’s newest illustrations were created by the…

On April 24, on the Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day, the updated…

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