International Center for Human Development

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International Center for Human Development
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Abbreviation ICHD
Type Think tank
Legal status Non-governmental organization
Headquarters Yerevan, Armenia
  • Armenia
Region served
Eastern Europe and CIS
Executive Director
Armen Galstyan
Main organ
Board of Trustees

The International Center for Human Development (ICHD) is a think tank and non-governmental organization in Armenia.[1][2][3] It was established in March 2000.[4] ICHD undertakes various projects and activities in the areas of regional integration/ peacebuilding; civil society strengthening; good governance and transparency; economic development; local governance, migration, primary health care; culture.[4]

Since 2007, it is a member of the PASOS network of independent think-tanks in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia.[4]

The Global Think Tank Index ranked ICHD among 25 top think tanks in Eastern Europe in 2008[5] and among top 30 in Central and Eastern Europe in 2009.[6]


  1. ^ "The International Center for Human Development to hold its status with virtue, T. Poghosyan says". Panorama. 19 February 2010. Retrieved 11 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Armenia-Diaspora cooperation concept discussed in Yerevan". December 24, 2008. Retrieved 11 May 2010. 
  3. ^ Saradzhyan, Simon (April 9, 2008). "Worries Loom for Sargsyan at Home". The Moscow Times. Retrieved May 11, 2010. ... by initiating real and immediate reforms," said Tevan Poghosyan, head of the International Center for Human Development, a leading Armenian NGO. ... 
  4. ^ a b c [1]
  5. ^ 2008_Global_Go_To_Think_Tanks.pdf Archived 2009-07-08 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ 2009_Global_Go_To_Think_Tanks.pdf