News & Events

NATO Week Armenia 2014; Handover reception

U.S. Ambassador in Armenia John Heffern hosted a reception in honor of NATO Week in Armenia (November 10-14). NATO Week is an initiative organized by NATO Ally embassies in Armenia, in close partnership with the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Defense. The theme this year is women, peace and security, and interoperability. ...
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Fellowship for Leaders in NGOs

The U.S. Embassy announces a competitive fellowship for nonprofit/NGO leaders from Armenia to apply for a paid, prestigious fellowship in the U.S. for one year of leadership development through Atlas Corps.  Atlas Corps is seeking nonprofit leaders with 2-10 years of experience, a college degree and English proficiency to apply for the Atlas Corps Fellowship. ...
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U.S. Embassy hosts Renowned American Writers

On October 21-23, the U.S. Embassy, in partnership with the Armenian Literature Foundation, will host American writers from the International Writing Program (IWP) at the University of Iowa, USA. Guests include renowned American writers – Peter Balakian, Gish Jen, Gregory Orfalea, Mary Hickman, and Christopher Merrill. The goal of the program is to engage young ...
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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on of the Display of the Ghazir Rug in the White House Visitor Center

On November 18-23, the White House Visitor Center will show an exhibit entitled: “Thank you to the United States: Three Gifts to Presidents in Gratitude for American Generosity Abroad.” Among those gifts displayed will be the Ghazir Rug.  The rug, also known as the “Armenian Orphan Rug,” was presented to President Coolidge in 1925 in recognition ...
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