The normalisation and development of Turkey's relations with its 'most distant' neighbour Armenia is the aim of the Foundation. The Foundation's work in this field is based on the principle that can be described as 'the border first opens in our minds'. As the Hrant Dink Foundation, we encourage direct contact in all fields between the two countries in collaboration with the civil society of both countries, independent of the political developments. We believe that civil society is the real determining element in the dynamics of the relations and we foresee the consolidation of this civic pressure. 

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Turkey-Armenia Travel Grant continues to increase direct contacts and promote cooperation between the peoples of the two neighbouring countries. You can learn about the 2023 grantees and how to apply for the next rounds.

"Hrant", the biography of Hrant Dink authored by Tuba Çandar, is available in Eastern Armenian. “Hrant” provides a unique introduction to Hrant Dink, the values he promoted and his struggle. 

A group of five legal experts from different NGOs and law-firms from Armenia visited Istanbul between November 19-23, 2023.

With the support of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Turkey Office, the Hrant Dink Foundation implemented its Turkey-Armenia Journalists’ Dialogue Program in Turkey between May 13-18, 2023.

Discover opportunities for cooperation and travel beyond borders with the Turkey-Armenia Travel Grant in 2023-2024.

In parallel with the exhibition Hrant Dink: Here and Now, the discussion with Justice Albie Sachs, moderated by Lara Setrakian, took place on September 3, 2022 at the Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art.

The play “Gomidas'' staged by the Yolcu Theater and accompanied by the Lusavorich Choir was performed in Yerevan on August 26-27, 2022. 

A Dialogue Programme bringing together legal experts from Turkey and Armenia was held in Yerevan on August 4 and 5, 2022.

In parallel with the exhibition Hrant Dink: Here and Now, the talk titled "A dialogue between art and memory" took place on July 29, 2022 at the Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art.

The "The Sounds of Silence" series is now available in Eastern Armenian.

On the 15th anniversary of Hrant Dink’s assassination, the exhibition on his life and struggle opened in Yerevan. The exhibition was open to visitors between May 7-September 11, 2022 at the Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art (NPAK).

The paper titled 'Citizens of Turkey Travelling to Armenia: Policies and Guidelines' providing information on matters the citizens of Turkey need to be aware of while travelling to as well as during their stay in Armenia is now available.