Director of Trade Union Organization, Doctor of Veterniary Sciences, Professor
ANAU Trade Union organization was founded in 1995 on the base of trade union organizations of Armenian Agricultural Institute and Yerevan Zoo Veterinary Institute. The first chairman of unified Trade Union was docent R.A.Tovmasyan, later docent H.A.Zaqaryan. Currently trade union is headed by T.Z.Papoyan.
There are branches of TU in all the faculties and subdivisions of the university, that include more than 1200 members.
Trade Union realizes its works through its committees. The TU has a wide sphere of activity: solution of problems concerning social-economic and labor issues of the staff and the students, organization of their rest, medical issues, protection of rights and interests.
ANAU staff has discount for Aghavnadzor "Zartonk" Rest House (director – Gagik Karapetyan), and for those who are in financial need 5-day free vouchers. Every year New Year celebrations are held for the staff members in Aghavnadzor.
Great attention is also paid to the student dormitory, to the rest and leisure of the students. Landscape gardening of ANAU has been organized by the initiative of TU.
TU celebrates all the jubilees of the staff with gratitude letters and presents. Students who take part in student conferences, sport competitions and those who win prizes are always paid a special attention. Chess club activity is also encouraged by TU, periodically meetings are organized with Armenian Olympic champions.
Every year the 9th of May – Victory Day, is celebrated together with the Rector’s Office, and ANAU veterans are awarded with certificates, gratitude letters . The Women International Day is also celebrated, all the women receive presents, certificates. The Children’s Day is also celebrated with interesting exhibitions, presentations.
A great work has been done in the direction of organizing the cultural life. Culture Center (docent P.Serobyan), Library (head V.Melkonyan), chair of Armenian History and Philosophy (docent Gljyan) together with Trade Union have organized meeting with famous writers.
Agreements have been signed with almost all the theatres of the Republic, as well as with "Zartonk" company.
An ensemble of song and dance (head R.Aghababyan) actively participates in all events.
ANAU, II building
Tel: (37410) 56-17-90, inner: 2-35