U.S. Embassy donates evidence examination tools to National Bureau of Expertises

To help Armenian experts extract, preserve, and analyze electronic forensic materials, ensuring fairer trials, the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan recently donated more than $17,000 worth of digital evidence examination software and tools to the Republic of Armenia National Academy of Sciences National Bureau of Expertises (NBE). Organized by the Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement ...
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Ambassador Richard Mills, Jr. Remarks at Embassy July 4th Celebration

Barev dzez!  Thank you to the Hover Choir for that beautiful rendition of our national anthems. Foreign Minister Mnatsakanyan and other Ministers present, members of the Diplomatic Corps, members of the Armenian government, partners, and friends.  Welcome! America’s Founding Fathers 242 years ago, feeling their rights were not respected, risked their lives to throw off ...
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Partnership between prison authorities in Colorado and Armenia continues

In June, the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan brought instructors from the Colorado Department of Corrections’ International Corrections Management Training Center (ICMTC) to Armenia to share best practices on managing prisons. This is just the latest part of an on-going exchange of ideas between the authorities in Colorado and their peers in Armenia. In November-December 2017, ...
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U.S. Embassy to bring zydeco music to Yerevan’s Cascade for public concert July 4th

This year, the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan is celebrating U.S. Independence Day with a free, open-air concert at the Cafesjian Sculpture Garden on July 4th at 20:00 featuring the lively, unique sounds of Dwayne Dopsie and The Zydeco Hellraisers. Zydeco is a type of music that evolved in the bayous of Louisiana, as the French ...
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The United States of America Celebrates Independence Day

Yerevan, Armenia – On July 3, the U.S. Embassy celebrated the 242nd anniversary of the independence of the United States at the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan with a summer evening of zydeco music, food, and fireworks.  During the event, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills, Jr. and guest of honor Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanian praised ...
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New INL Project to Support Female and Juvenile Inmate Rehabilitation

The International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Office of the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan launched a new project to provide managerial and specialized technical support to the Abovyan prison for women and juveniles.  The six-month project titled “The Abovyan prison: Establishing the Culture of Transparency, Efficiency and Rehabilitation” will be implemented by Civil Society ...
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Press Statement by the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group following their meetings with Armenian officials

YEREVAN, 14 June 2018 – The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, Stephane Visconti of France, and Andrew Schofer of the United States of America) together with the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk, met with Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Defense Minister Davit ...
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U.S. Embassy helps alumni bring Art Alive!

Art allows us to express our emotions, share our thoughts, and communicate our culture. That’s why, over the years, the U.S. Embassy has been proud to send a number of artists and art community leaders to the United States on various exchange programs. Now alumni of those programs are banding together to highlight the vibrant ...
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U.S. Embassy continues celebration of social inclusion of individuals with disabilities

As a continuation of its “Wonder-ful Life” campaign started in 2014, which saw the translation of the book “Wonder” into Armenian and development of a curriculum to help more than 50 schools teach the importance of social inclusion for individuals with disabilities, the U.S. Embassy will be offering two free public screenings of the Hollywood ...
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U.S. Embassy and AmCham focus on supporting U.S. investment in Armenia

On June 1, the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan, in partnership with the American Chamber of Commerce in Armenia (AmCham) and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, organized a discussion focused on attracting U.S. investments to Armenia.  The workshop specifically focused on how companies and investors can work with the ...
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Ambassador Richard Mills, Jr. Remarks at swearing in of Peace Corps Volunteers

Thank you. It is always an honor to join Peace Corps Armenia as we swear in a new group of volunteers. I find it a personal pleasure to see so many of my fellow Americans eager to work alongside our Armenian partners, building a strong future for Armenia through their work and developing the personal ...
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U.S. Embassy’s American Film Showcase will inspire, empower, and encourage

After receiving standing-room-only crowds last year, the U.S. Embassy is proud to bring back the American Film Showcase 2018.  This year the film festival’s theme is “Inspire, Empower, and Encourage,” and it features a number of documentaries to showcase the power of individuals to change the world.  Films will be screened for free June 4-10. ...
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U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Bridget Brink visits Armenia

Bridget Brink, Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) in the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, visited Armenia May 27-28 for meetings with the new government and civil society. In her first meeting with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, DAS Brink congratulated him on the election and for a peaceful transition of government.  She welcomed ...
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Armenian Delegation attends OSCE 18th Counter-Trafficking-in-Persons Alliance Conference

On April 23-24, the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) sponsored an Armenian delegation of ten representatives from key stakeholder organizations to attend the 18thAlliance against Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Conference organized by the OSCE in Vienna. This year’s event focused on promoting inclusive partnerships to further enhance the coherence ...
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INL Sponsors DHS Financial Investigations Training

From April 17-20, the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) sponsored a series of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) trainings, led by Homeland Security Investigations special agents, for Armenian investigators, Financial Intelligence Unit staff, prosecutors, and judges. The course focused on investigations and prosecutions of financial crimes, offering participants updates ...
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U.S. Ambassador visits southern Armenia to see Embassy-supported projects

U.S. Ambassador visits southern Armenia to see Embassy-supported projects English students, ancient frescos, and handcrafted accessories – when U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills, Jr., and his spouse Leigh traveled to Syunik Province this week his agenda was filled with visits to a variety of efforts supported by the U.S. Embassy in Armenia. “As lovely ...
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Situation in Armenia

STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON April 28, 2018 The United States continues to monitor closely the situation in Armenia.  As a friend of Armenia, we urge all parties to engage in good faith negotiations on the formation of a new government in accordance with the Constitution, and to reach a resolution that reflects the interests ...
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Statement from the U.S. Embassy

The Office of the Acting Prime Minister and the U.S. Embassy regret that the quote attributed to Ambassador Mills in the press release issued by the Prime Minister’s Office today was a mistranslation of the Ambassador’s comments and the views of the U.S. government.  As the U.S. Embassy has said before, peaceful assembly of the ...
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The United States Urges Constructive Dialogue in Armenia

STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON April 24, 2018 The coming days represent a historic moment for the people of Armenia and its elected leaders, as they embark on the process of forming a new government.  We urge all sides to engage constructively, within the legal framework of the Armenian constitution, to ensure a peaceful transition ...
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Statement by the President on Armenian Remembrance Day 2018

Today we commemorate the Meds Yeghern, one of the worst mass atrocities of the 20th century, when one and a half million Armenians were deported, massacred, or marched to their deaths in the final years of the Ottoman Empire.  We recall the horrific events of 1915 and grieve for the lives lost and the many ...
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American Corners in Armenia celebrate National Library Week with Reading Marathon

“It was a dark and stormy night.” So begins the story of “A Wrinkle in Time,” a classic piece of U.S. fiction by author Madeleine L’Engle, which was read aloud in the U.S. Embassy’s five American Corners in Armenia on Friday, April 13, in celebration of both U.S. and Armenian National Library Week. The Reading ...
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U.S. Embassy brings leadership and fundraising expert to Armenia for public seminar

The U.S. Embassy in Yerevan is pleased to be bringing to Armenia Nancy Bocskor, an internationally-known expert in applied democracy. She will be leading two all-day public lectures. The first on April 7 focuses on fundraising and is designed for professionals from civic, educational, and cultural organizations. The second, on April 8, will explore leadership ...
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Organizational Psychology Seminar for Justice Sector

The head of the U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Office, Dr. Shannon Behaj, recently presented a seminar at Armenia’s Justice Academy.  She introduced the concepts of organizational psychology, including motivation, diversity, procedural justice, and leadership in organizations to leaders from the Justice Academy, Prosecutor General’s Office, Investigative Committee, Special Investigation Service, and ...
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New INL Armenia Justice Academy Anticorruption and Human Rights Curriculum Development Project

The International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Office of the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan recently launched a new project to support sustainable curriculum development for training Armenia’s investigators, prosecutors, and judges.  The one-year cooperative agreement, implemented by the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) with Yerevan State University, will support the Armenian Justice ...
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Application now open for visual effects and computer graphics masterclass with U.S. expert

The U.S. Embassy’s American Film Showcase 2018 “Inspire, Empower, Encourage” will feature free screenings of thirteen feature documentaries from April 27 to May 3 at the Moscow Cinema. Like last year, the film festival is about more than watching movies. It will also feature a master class for young Armenian filmmakers. This year, the workshop ...
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Statement on inaccurate reports about U.S. budget spending

The budget agreement recently signed by U.S. President Donald J. Trump includes funding for foreign assistance programs, including those in Armenia.  Recent reports that the funding plan eliminates all foreign assistance to Armenia are wrong and based on a misunderstanding of the U.S. budget process. Given the strong separation of powers in the U.S. Constitution, ...
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Promoting Women’s Role in Law Enforcement

The U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Bureau recently sent a delegation of 10 Armenian women working in law enforcement to attend the 7th annual Women in Police Conference, hosted by the INL office at the U.S. Embassy in Georgia. This was an opportunity for female officers to network and exchange ideas ...
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The 26th group of Peace Corps Volunteers arrived to Armenia

Last night 42 American Peace Corps Volunteers have arrived to Armenia. The Volunteers form the 26th group of Peace Corps Volunteers to serve in our country. With the addition of this new group, currently there are approximately 110 Peace Corps Volunteers serving in rural villages and towns throughout all of the regions of Armenia. The ...
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U.S. Citizen Fugitive Located in Armenia and Extradited to the United States

The United States Embassy in Yerevan Armenia and the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Armenia Cooperate to Extradite a U.S. Fugitive U.S. and Armenian law enforcement authorities and prosecutors coordinated the capture and return of a U.S. citizen fugitive located in Yerevan, Armenia. United States Ambassador to the Republic of Armenia Richard Mills, ...
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U.S. Ambassador Mills unveils plans to expand Yerevan American Corner

On March 2, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills, Jr., announced plans to expand the Yerevan American Corner during a ceremony in which he was presented with the Avetik Isahakyan Medal in recognition of his contribution to the development of the Yerevan City Central Library. “While you present this award to me, it is important ...
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U.S. Embassy in Armenia on Visa Fraud Case Statement for Media

United States citizen Stella Boyadjian and Armenian citizens Diana Grigoryan aka “Dina Akopovna” and Hrachya Atoyan were recently indicted by a U.S. Federal Grand Jury for their alleged roles in a visa fraud operation that illegally brought Armenian citizens to the United States for profit.  The indictment includes charges of conspiracy, visa fraud, money laundering, ...
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Joint INL and DEA Advanced Narcotics Investigation Course

Yerevan, Armenia — The U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) office sponsored an advanced narcotics investigation course led by officers from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in Yerevan on February 5-9, 2018.  Representatives from four Armenian law enforcement agencies participated in this five-day course, which included case studies and tabletop exercises on ...
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Press Statement by the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group following their meetings with the Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia

BAKU / YEREVAN, 11 February 2018 – The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, Stephane Visconti of France, and Andrew Schofer of the United States of America), together with the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk, met with President Ilham Aliyev in Baku on 7 February and President ...
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U.S. Trains Armenian Legal Experts on Intellectual Property Rights

The U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) office, together with a visiting delegation of U.S. Homeland Security agents, trained Armenian judges, prosecutors, and investigators on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) protection and investigation November 27 – December 1, 2017. The training highlighted the link between IPR and transnational organized crime and national security, with ...
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New INL Armenia Legal Education and Active Participation (LEAP) Project for Juvenile Justice

The International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Office of the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan, on November 13, 2017, launched a new project to support juvenile justice.  The one-year Legal Education and Active Participation (LEAP) cooperative agreement, implemented by Project Harmony, will support community-oriented social justice through positive interactions between youth and law enforcement officials. ...
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Immigration Scam Targeting Syrian Refugees

U.S. Embassy Yerevan wishes to alert Syrian refugees in Armenia of an ongoing attempted immigration fraud.  Several Syrian families seeking to relocate to the United States from Armenia have fallen victim to a scam which consists of an individual promising relocation and refugee travel document services from U.S. Embassy Yerevan in return for a fee ...
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Embassy Sends Delegation on Open World Judicial Exchange

The International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) Office of the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan selected four Armenian participants for an Open World Exchange Program focused on the Judicial System in the United States.  INL also helped develop the program, which took place in Washington, DC, and Norfolk, Virginia.  The delegation included a public defender, the ...
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U.S. Embassy’s INL Office Sponsors Armenian Delegation to the International Corrections and Prisons Association Conference

From October 22 to 27, the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) Office of the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan sponsored the participation of two representatives from the Armenian Ministry of Justice to attend the 19th Annual International Corrections and Prisons Association (ICPA) Conference in London. The annual conference is the largest international gathering of its ...
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U.S. Embassy Concert Showcases 25 Years of U.S.-Armenian Friendship

A U.S. Embassy-sponsored concert, “Holiday Magic,” dazzled the Armenian public with American and Armenian Christmas music performed by talented up-and-coming Armenian bands and musicians.  The festive event marked the end of a year long celebration of America’s 25 years of partnership and friendship with an independent and sovereign Republic of Armenia, using song, verse, dancing, ...
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U.S. Expert Providing Post-Forest Fire Support to Armenia

An expert from the U.S. Forest Service concludes a working visit to Armenia today. Together with the Ministry of Emergency Situations and the Ministry of Nature Protection, applied fire ecologist Jennifer Croft supported an assessment of wildfire fighting capabilities that will help the Armenian government further improve its ability to fight wildfires in the future.  ...
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INL-FBI-Justice Academy Partnership: Social Media and Open Source Investigations Training

The International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) Office of the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan organized a three-day training on social media and open source investigations for investigators from the Special Investigative Service, Investigative Committee, and National Security Service, and for representatives from the Ministry of Justice.  This collaborative effort utilized Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) ...
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Armenia’s International Community to Honour Rights Advocates

Yerevan, Armenia – The U.S. Embassy, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Delegation of the European Union to Armenia, the Embassy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Embassy of the Republic of France, the United Nations, and the Council of Europe honoured individuals working to promote human ...
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International Day of People with Disabilities Celebrates Accomplishments, Notes Need for Sustainability

On this, the International Day of People with Disabilities, the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan would like to recognize the achievements and contributions of Armenians with disabilities to create a more just and equal society. People with disabilities have contributed to Armenian society in numerous ways. They are parliamentarians, civil society leaders, teachers, lawyers, artists and ...
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U.S. Embassy Launches Armenian Translation of Bestselling Novel “Out of My Mind”

In support of Armenia’s efforts to move toward a fully inclusive education system, and as part of the U.S. Embassy’s program to bring select American literature to Armenian audiences, the Armenian version of New York Times bestselling novel “Out of My Mind” by Sharon Draper was launched today at AGBU.  With Ms. Draper leading a ...
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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

On 25 November, the world observes the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. This day also marks the start of a global awareness raising campaign – the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence – that runs annually from 25 November to 10 December. Every woman and every girl has the right ...
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Serving the Leaders of Today, Developing the Leaders of Tomorrow – INL Supports Armenian Delegation to International Association of Chiefs of Police

October 21-24, 2017, the U.S. State Department’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Office (INL) supported a delegation of senior Armenian investigators to participate in the 124th International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) annual conference. The IACP is an organization that shapes the law enforcement profession, develops law enforcement leaders, and provides educational and ...
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Career and Job Fair launched with the support of U.S. Embassy

To cap off a busy Global Entrepreneurship Week, the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan, together with Haykuhi Gevorkyan of Career Lab and Araksia Martirosyan of International Academy of Business, connected job recruiters with job seekers at a career and entrepreneurship fair at the Marriott Hotel in Yerevan. The fair offered workshops on resume writing, panel discussions ...
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Forensic Management Training for Armenian National Bureau of Expertises

In September 2017, The U.S. State Department’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Office (INL) organized a training session for Armenia’s National Bureau of Expertise.  The training focused on strengthening sustainability, quality assurance, and forensic management, supporting Armenia’s efforts to modernize its law enforcement and counter transnational crime and drug trafficking. The session was led ...
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Opening of Ministry of Health and Agriculture Martuni Laboratory in Gegharkunik

On 16 October, the US Ambassador, Richard Mills Jr. and the Minister of Health Dr. Levon Altunyan officially opened the newly renovated Ministry of Health and Agriculture Martuni Laboratory in Gegharkunik. This was followed by two more laboratory grand openings in Kapan and Vanadzor. The labs are designed to help Armenia track, monitor, and fight ...
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U.S. Embassy and U.S. Foreign Commercial Service Team Up to Support the Agriculture Sector in Armenia

On November 1, the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan, in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and HSBC Bank Armenia, organized business conference focused on Armenia’s agriculture sector. The goal was to connect Armenian companies involved in the sector with the expertise, products, and technology of well-known U.S. companies Valmont and Monsanto. The conference aimed to ...
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INL Anti-Corruption Training for Armenian Ministry of Justice and Prison Staff:

INL enlisted experts from the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (MPSCS) and from the U.S. Department of Justice to deliver anti-corruption training in Yerevan.  The training sought to bolster Armenia’s capabilities to identify, investigate, and prevent corruption in correctional institutions and was delivered in two phases – both phases combining practitioners and ...
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U.S. Department of State Announces Opening of the Registration Period for 2019 Diversity Visa “Green Card” Lottery

Yerevan, Armenia – The U.S. Department of State announces the opening of the registration period for the 2019 Diversity Visa (DV) lottery, also known as the “Green Card Lottery.” The new registration period for DV-2019 opens for electronic entries at noon, Eastern Daylight Time, Wednesday, October 18, 2017, and closes at noon, Eastern Standard Time, ...
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New Entry Period for United States 2019 Diversity Visa Program (Dv-2019)

Due to technical issues, the registration period for the 2019 Diversity Visa Program is being restarted, and all entries made prior to October 18, 2017, will need to be resubmitted for the entrant to be considered.  We regret the inconvenience to Diversity Visa entrants.  In order to ensure fairness and protect the integrity of the ...
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Upcoming OSCE Co-chair visit to region

Mr. Andrew J. Schofer, the new U.S. Co-Chair for the OSCE Minsk Group, will pay his first visit to Yerevan and Baku this week to meet with local officials and to get a firsthand look at the situation on the ground. While in the region, Mr. Schofer will also join his fellow Minsk Group Co-Chairs for high-level meetings.‎ The U.S. supports ...
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U.S. Embassy sponsors Armenian-Turkish photojournalism book #BridgingStories

Photos of everyday events and shared common memories, captured on both sides of a closed border by young Armenian and Turkish photographers, are available in a powerful photo book called “#BridgingStories.”  The book was launched on September 26 in Yerevan, bringing together the mentors and several of the young photographers whose work is included in ...
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Ambassador Mills opens U.S. government-funded Areni Cave preservation project

In the hills, just down the road from the Noravank Monastery, is a cave known as Areni-1.  At first glance, it would be easy to miss.  But as archeologists worked in the cave they found some important items, such as the earliest-known human shoe and the earliest winery.  This speaks to our shared human heritage, ...
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Unlocking Armenia’s Potential for Duty-Free Exports to United States Using Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Program

On September 13, Ed Gresser, the Assistant United States Trade Representative for Trade Policy and Economics, led a discussion with Armenian officials and business leaders on how to boost Armenia’s exports to the United States.  By utilizing the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program, Armenian companies can take advantage of preferential duty-free access to the ...
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U.S. Forest Service Team in Armenia for Post-Fire Recovery Support

A team of experts from the U.S. Forest Service is in Armenia working with the Ministry of Nature Protection to assist with decisions of where, when, and how to apply the most effective post-fire treatments to mitigate erosion, flooding, and promote long-term watershed health and vegetation recovery following the Khosrov and Artavan fires. The team, ...
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U.S. Embassy Defense Attaché Commemorates Sasnashen Plane Tragedy

On September 2, U.S. Defense Attaché in Armenia Colonel Bruce A. Murphy and other Department of Defense members from the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan  joined residents of Sasnashen to mark the 59th anniversary of the crash of a U.S. Air Force C-130, which was shot down by Soviet fighter jets over Armenian soil.  The crash, ...
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Alumni of George C. Marshall Center discuss Armenia’s security challenges

On Friday, leaders from Armenia’s military, ministries, institutions and agencies joined all alumni of the George C. Marshall Center’s Center for Security Studies for a conference focused on exploring Armenia’s security challenges. Since 1995, more than 240 Armenians have attended courses and conferences organized by the George C. Marshall Center, a U.S.-German security and defense ...
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U.S. Officials Donate Legal Books to Armenia’s Justice Academy

On August 30, officials from the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan and visitors from the U.S. State Department met with officials from Armenia’s Justice Academy.  The U.S. delegation donated several boxes of legal books to the Academy’s library. Justice Academy Rector Sergei Arakelyan welcomed the U.S. selegation, which included representatives of the U.S. State Department’s Bureau ...
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Wisconsin’s Latest Export: Public Defender Expertise SPD and INL Assisting Armenia Public Defenders

(Madison) The Wisconsin State Public Defender (SPD) is lending its expertise to strengthen the public defense system of the Republic of Armenia.  Funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), the SPD’s involvement continues the agency’s track record of assisting public defense programs operating in other jurisdictions ...
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Kansas National Guard medical and hazardous material experts to train firefighters in Armenia

A team of Kansas National Guardsmen is in the Republic of Armenia to train Armenian firefighters in first aid, life-saving techniques, and hazardous material awareness, recognition and response. The Kansas Guardsmen are joined by soldiers from the United Kingdom’s Royal Army Medical Corps, and members of the British Army’s 6th Rifles Battalion. Together, they will ...
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Peace Corps Celebrates the Swearing-In of 42 New Volunteers and the Program’s 25th Anniversary in Armenia

Today, the U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, Mr. Richard Mills, swore-in 42 new Peace Corps Volunteers, who will depart to communities across Armenia where they will serve for the next two years with local schools, universities, and non-governmental organizations, as English Teachers and Community and Youth Development Volunteers. The volunteers are American citizens, who come from ...
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Statement by the President on Armenian Remembrance Day 2017

Today, we remember and honor the memory of those who suffered during the Meds Yeghern, one of the worst mass atrocities of the 20th century.  Beginning in 1915, one and a half million Armenians were deported, massacred, or marched to their deaths in the final years of the Ottoman Empire.  I join the Armenian community ...
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U.S. Statement on Armenian Elections

The U. S. Embassy congratulates the people of Armenia on their April 2 parliamentary election, following a period of widespread competition among various parties and blocs in an environment that allowed all viewpoints access to the media.  Election day was generally calm and orderly across Armenia and voters were able to freely exercise their right ...
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U.S. Ambassador Highlights Role Women Play in Armenia’s Development During Trip to Gegharqunik

Yerevan, Armenia – To highlight the role women can and should play in the development of Armenia’s rural regions, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills, Jr. traveled to Gegharqunik on March 30 and met with female farmers, civic activists and civil society leaders – all beneficiaries and partners of USAID development efforts. USAID promotes rural ...
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Joint Statement on Upcoming Election

Over the past year, the European Union, the United States, Germany, and the United Kingdom have offered significant financial and technical support to Armenia’s voting process, including providing equipment to facilitate a free and fair parliamentary election on April 2. We are pleased with the latest tests of the voter authentication equipment developed for Sunday’s ...
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