News & Events

U.S. Embassy Organizes “Role of Women in Justice” Conference

Today U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Rafik Mansour opened the “Role of Women in Justice” conference in Yerevan.  The conference was organized by the Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Office with the goal of bringing together Armenian judges, lawyers, investigators, and law enforcement personnel to discuss cultural obstacles in the justice system and how to ...
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Statement by Robert Palladino, Deputy Spokesperson

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Armenia’s 2018 Parliamentary Elections The United States congratulates the people of Armenia on the conduct of their December 9 parliamentary elections.  We welcome the assessment by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s (OSCE) Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights that Armenia’s parliamentary elections were ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia

12 December 2018 Location:  Armenia, countrywide Event: As the holiday season approaches, the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan reminds U.S. citizens in Armenia to exercise vigilance and awareness of your surroundings.  During this time, there may be an increase in robberies, pick-pocketing, purse snatching, and residential break-ins.  There are also ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations ...
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Statement of Lynne Tracy Ambassadorial Nominee to Armenia

Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Menendez, and distinguished Members of the Committee:  I am honored to appear before you today as President Trump’s nominee to be the next U.S. Ambassador to Armenia.  I am grateful to the President and Secretary Pompeo for the confidence they have placed in me.  If confirmed, I pledge to work closely ...
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Stories Beyond the Ruins

The New Website Presents Stories from the 1988 Armenian Earthquake and Beyond For the 30th anniversary of the 1988 Armenian earthquake, a group of Peace Corps Volunteers together with Armenian volunteers have initiated a project called Story Beyond the Ruins. The American volunteers together with Armenians have created a website ( https://www.storybeyondtheruins.com/ ) where you can ...
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