Helsinki Citizens' Assembly Vanadzor (hereinafter referred to as HCA Vanadzor) is a non-political, non-religious, non-profit NGO, which unites individuals who value the supreme principles of democracy, tolerance, pluralism and human rights.
HCA Vanadzor was founded in 1998 as a branch of Helsinki Citizens' Assembly Armenian Committee. It was registered in 2001 and re-registered in 2005 at the RA Ministry of Justice. The Headquarters of the organization is in Vanadzor, Lori regional center. The organization has a representative office in Yerevan. The geographical scope of the organization's activity covers both Lori region and the entire territory of the Republic of Armenia.