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Armenia*

General Country Information
Capital: Yerevan
Population: 2,966,802 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Presidential Republic


Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 650,000 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 2.336 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 36,354 (2009)
Internet users: 191,000 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.33
World Rank 2005/2006: 117

*The Digital Opportunity Index (DOI) evaluates the opportunity, infrastructure and utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) worldwide and was created by the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The DOI is based on a scale of 0-1, where 1 is ideal, and the World Rank is taken into consideration out of 181 countries, based on the DOI.

National Disability Action Plan
National Strategy for Social Protection of Persons with Disabilities (2006
2015)
http://bit.ly/GGFzSd

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Armenian Association for the Disabled (PYUNIC)
P.O. Box 59
16 Tsitsernakaberd Road
Yerevan 0082
Republic of Armenia

http://www.pyunic.com
Email:
contact@pyunic.com
Tel: +374-10-560707
Fax: +374-10-560817

Armenian Association of the Blind
18 Isahakyan Street
Yerevan 375025
Armenia

http://lowvision.preventblindness.org/resources-2/international-agencies-centers-organizations-and-societies

Armenian Deaf Sports Association
69 Eznik Koghbatsi Street
Yerevan 375012
Armenia
Email: armenia@edso.eu

Fax: +374-1-0538790

Bridge of Hope NGO
Koriuni 19a, 0009
Yerevan
Armenia
http://www.bridgeofhope.am/
Email: bridge@arminco.com
Tel: +374-10-58-9186 / +374-10-56-0143  

Full Life
Garegin Njdeh 17/23a
Stepanavan, Armenia
http://www.fulllife.am  
Email: office@fulllife.com
Tel:
+374-60-272888 / +374-77-023023 
Fax: +374-2562302

Kamk ev Korov NGO of Young Disabled
Mary Pahutyan
Street Komitas 19, Apt. 41
Yerevan 37512
Armenia
http://www.ngokamk-korov.am.iatp.net/
Email:
markamk@yahoo.com
Tel: +374-22-1521 / +374-77-0424      

Unison NGO for Support of People with Special Needs
36 Demirchyan St
Yerevan 0002, Armenia
http://www.unison.am
Email: unison@unison.am
Tel / Fax: +374-10-522170