News & Events

Building hope in Gavar

On February 12, Ambassador Heffern visited the Gavar Children’s Development Rehabilitation Center run by Arabkir Hospital, and the Resource Center run by Good Hope NGO and Arabkir Hospital. As the first training of its kind in Armenia, the training and support to parents of kids with disabilities allows the children to stay at home instead ...
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Blood Drive in Armenia organized at the U.S. Embassy by the Hematology Center

A blood drive, “Have a Heart, Save a Life,” was organized at the U.S. Embassy by the Hematology Center. Ambassador John A. Heffern, Deputy Minister of Health Sergey Khachatryan, and Director of the Hematology Center Smbat Daghbashyan took part in the event, offering congratulatory words. Volunteer donations of blood are not common in Armenia yet. ...
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People to People ties impress Ambassador Warlick

U.S. Co-Chair to the Minsk Group, Ambassador James Warlick, sat down with group of U.S. track II program alumni to discuss the N/K peace process during his visit to Yerevan. The group gave great feedback on the successes and challenges in the process. Track II diplomacy is any people-to-people programs (not official) that aim to ...
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Armenian Corrections Delegation Successful Training in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Corrections staff members continued sharing instructional strategies with the Armenian correctional delegation in January at the Madison Training Center. The training topics included demonstrations; role plays; case studies; scenarios, presentations, etc. The Corrections Reform Program partnership between the Wisconsin Department of Corrections and Armenia started in April 2012, and the ongoing cooperation ...
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