News & Events

The 27th group of Peace Corps Volunteers arrived in Armenia

Last night, a new group of 37 Peace Corps Volunteers arrived in Armenia. The Volunteers are all U.S. citizens, who have made a decision to spend two years of theirs lives serving the Armenian people. The volunteers will live in towns and villages across Armenia, will co-teach English with local school teachers and work in ...
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INL Supports Trainings in Armenia

U.S. Embassy Yerevan’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) was proud to sponsor two trainings from February 25 to March 1 to improve the capacity of Armenian law enforcement to investigate and prosecute corruption and drug trafficking. A team of 10 Armenian investigators from different investigative agencies (Special Investigation Service, Investigative Committee, Investigative ...
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Armenia’s International Community to Honour Rights Advocates

Yerevan, Armenia – The U.S. Embassy, the Delegation of the European Union to Armenia, the United Nations, the Embassy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Council of Europe in Armenia, and the Embassy of Sweden honored individuals working to promote human rights, freedom of expression, diversity, democracy, transparency, legal reform ...
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INL Completes Project Assisting Prisoners and Staff at Armenia’s Only Prison for Women and Juveniles

The six-month project “Abovyan Prison: Establishing a Culture of Transparency, Efficiency and Rehabilitation,” implemented by Armenia’s Civil Society Institute NGO (CSI), officially concluded January 18.  This $121,000 project helped improve conditions for the incarcerated population at Abovyan prison (Armenia’s only prison for females and juveniles) by providing training and skills to improve their mental and ...
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Treasury Designates Iran’s Foreign Fighter Militias in Syria along with a Civilian Airline Ferrying Weapons to Syria

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took action against two Syria-based Iranian militias composed of foreign nationals, an Iranian airline linked to designated Iranian airline Mahan Air and Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF), as well as an Armenian general sales agent (GSA) providing services to Mahan Air.  The Fatemiyoun Division, composed ...
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