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USAID and 32 Partner Organizations Launch U.S. Global Development Lab to Help End Extreme Poverty by 2030

On April 4, 2014 the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah announced the establishment of the U.S. Global Development Lab at an event in New York City. The launch event featured a keynote address by former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who has been a strong supporter of the use ...
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United States and Armenia Cooperate to Strengthen Counter Nuclear Smuggling Capabilities

Officials from the governments of the United States and Armenia met in Yerevan April 3-4, 2014, to discuss ways to further strengthen cooperation to counter nuclear smuggling. These discussions continued ongoing bilateral cooperation initiated in December 2007 to advance Armenia’s capabilities to prevent, detect, and respond to nuclear and other radioactive material smuggling incidents. At ...
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“Clara Barton: Our Angel, Too” Children’s Book Presentation with Varduhi Varderesyan

On March 28, U.S. Ambassador John Heffern presented the children’s book “Clara Barton: Our Angel, Too” at the Khnko-Aper National Children’s Library. Armenian actress Varduhi Varderesyan joined the Ambassador in reading the book to 40 school children from Yerevan.  The event is the culmination of the U.S. Embassy’s month-long celebration of Women’s History, which celebrates ...
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