U.S.-Funded Meghri Cultural Preservation Project Complete

On September 17, 2019, U.S. Ambassador Lynne M. Tracy joined Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport Narine Khachaturyan, representatives of the Syunik region and the Meghri community to celebrate the completion of a U.S.-funded cultural preservation project in Meghri.  The project was funded by a $510,000 grant through the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural ...
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The United States of America Celebrates Independence Day

Yerevan, Armenia – On July 2, 2019, the U.S. Embassy celebrated the 243rd anniversary of the independence of the United States of America with an evening of Motown music, American food, and fireworks.  At the event, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Deborah Grieser reaffirmed U.S. support for democratic development in Armenia.  “It has been exciting to be here ...
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Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP Report) 2019

The Government of Armenia does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated overall increasing efforts compared to the previous reporting period; therefore Armenia remained on Tier 2. The government demonstrated overall increasing efforts by providing robust training for law enforcement, ...
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Ambassador Tracy: American Chamber of Commerce Policy Speech

I am honored to be representing the United States of America here in Armenia – and I have been keeping very busy during my first two and a half months here.  I think I have now met with every minister as well as many other representatives from across the Armenian government and parliament.  I have ...
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USAID and Government of Armenia Extend Two Bilateral Agreements to Advance US-Armenia Strategic Dialogue

Yerevan, Armenia – On May 8, following the U.S.-Armenia Strategic Dialogue in Yerevan, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Armenia signed extensions to two bilateral agreements to support Armenia’s private sector and democratic development. USAID Bureau for Europe and Eurasia’s Deputy Assistant Administrator Alexander Sokolowski, USAID/Armenia Mission Director Deborah ...
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U.S.-Armenia Strategic Dialogue Joint Statement

The Governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Armenia recommitted to strengthening their relationship during the U.S.-Armenia Strategic Dialogue (USASD), held in Yerevan on May 7, 2019.  Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan hosted the dialogue and Deputy Foreign Minister Grigor Hovhannisyan led the Armenian delegation, with participation by Armenian Ambassador to ...
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U.S.-Funded Dashtadem Cultural Preservation Project Complete

On April 30, 2019, U.S. Ambassador Lynne M. Tracy joined Deputy Minister of Culture Tigran Galstyan to celebrate the completion of a U.S.-funded cultural preservation project in Dashtadem.  The project, funded by a $143,175 grant through the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP), involved the excavation and partial restoration of the Dashtadem Fortress complex. ...
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USAID Launches Rural Economic Development – New Economic Opportunities Program

Yerevan, Armenia – On April 22, 2019, USAID, the Center for Agribusiness & Rural Development (CARD), and partners marked the official launch of the new Rural Economic Development – New Economic Opportunities (RED-NEO) Program in Armenia. U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Lynne M. Tracy, and representative of the Armenian Government delivered opening remarks at the kick-off ...
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American Corners in Armenia celebrate National Library Week with Reading Marathon

On Friday, April 12, the U.S. Embassy’s five American Corners hosted a reading marathon in celebration of U.S. and Armenian National Library Weeks.  The marathon featured the classic American novel, “The Martian Chronicles,” by Ray Bradbury. U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Lynne M. Tracy and Deputy Foreign Minister Grigor Hovhannisyan participated in the reading marathon alongside ...
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U.S. Ambassador Lynne Tracy and Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan opened a new technological hub in Yerevan

Today U.S. Ambassador Lynne Tracy, alongside the Mayor of Yerevan, HE Hayk Marutyan, officially opened TechnoLab – a new technological hub in Yerevan supported by the U.S. Embassy and the Isahakyan City Central Library. TechnoLab is an extension of the Yerevan American Corner and is the result of the ongoing successful collaboration between the U.S. ...
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National Security Advisor John Bolton Press Conference

Yerevan, Armenia October 25, 2018 Ambassador Bolton: Thank you very much, Sarah. It’s a great pleasure to be here and thanks to all of you for coming today. I understand I am the first U.S. National Security Advisor to come since 1997 so I am particularly happy to be here and was very grateful to ...
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Farewell Speech As Prepared Ambassador Richard M. Mills

Farewell Speech As Prepared Ambassador Richard M. Mills American Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, October 09, 2018 This is a bittersweet evening for me. While I am delighted to be here once again at the invitation of the American Chamber of Commerce in Armenia, I know it is for the last time, as my tenure as ...
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United States Announces Assistance Increase for Armenia

Today, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard M. Mills, Jr., was pleased to announce an increase in U.S. assistance funding for Armenia.  The United States recently provided more than $14 million in additional foreign assistance resources for initiatives in Armenia following the political transition, and in the coming year the U.S. government intends to provide more ...
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U.S. Embassy donates $80,000 of equipment to Tsiatsan and Amberd schools

Today, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard M. Mills, Jr., along with representatives from the U.S. Embassy’s Office of Defense Cooperation, visited Tsiatsan and Amberd schools to donate $80,000 worth of new school equipment, training aids, furniture, sports equipment, and kitchen appliances. These schools were chosen to receive the donation, provided by the U.S. Department of ...
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U.S. Embassy’s Franchise Conference Connects American Businesses with Armenian Investors

The U.S. Embassy in Yerevan and the U.S. Commercial Service in Moscow, in partnership with IDBank, organized a one-day conference focused on franchise business opportunities on September 5 in Yerevan.  The event is part of an ongoing effort to foster trade and investment between the United States and Armenia. The conference gave participants rare and ...
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OPIC Leads Delegation to Promote U.S. Investment in Armenia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 14, 2018 For further information, contact: Carol Danko, (202) 304-3726 Carol.Danko@opic.gov   YEREVAN, ARMENIA – Executive Vice President of the U.S. government’s Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) David Bohigian and other U.S. government officials traveled to Yerevan to promote U.S. investment in Armenia.  The delegation met with senior government officials, business leaders from U.S.-based ...
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Ambassador Richard Mills, Jr. Remarks at Embassy July 4th Celebration

Barev dzez!  Thank you to the Hover Choir for that beautiful rendition of our national anthems. Foreign Minister Mnatsakanyan and other Ministers present, members of the Diplomatic Corps, members of the Armenian government, partners, and friends.  Welcome! America’s Founding Fathers 242 years ago, feeling their rights were not respected, risked their lives to throw off ...
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U.S. Embassy helps alumni bring Art Alive!

Art allows us to express our emotions, share our thoughts, and communicate our culture. That’s why, over the years, the U.S. Embassy has been proud to send a number of artists and art community leaders to the United States on various exchange programs. Now alumni of those programs are banding together to highlight the vibrant ...
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U.S. Embassy continues celebration of social inclusion of individuals with disabilities

As a continuation of its “Wonder-ful Life” campaign started in 2014, which saw the translation of the book “Wonder” into Armenian and development of a curriculum to help more than 50 schools teach the importance of social inclusion for individuals with disabilities, the U.S. Embassy will be offering two free public screenings of the Hollywood ...
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U.S. Embassy and AmCham focus on supporting U.S. investment in Armenia

On June 1, the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan, in partnership with the American Chamber of Commerce in Armenia (AmCham) and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, organized a discussion focused on attracting U.S. investments to Armenia.  The workshop specifically focused on how companies and investors can work with the ...
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U.S. Ambassador visits southern Armenia to see Embassy-supported projects

U.S. Ambassador visits southern Armenia to see Embassy-supported projects English students, ancient frescos, and handcrafted accessories – when U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills, Jr., and his spouse Leigh traveled to Syunik Province this week his agenda was filled with visits to a variety of efforts supported by the U.S. Embassy in Armenia. “As lovely ...
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American Corners in Armenia celebrate National Library Week with Reading Marathon

“It was a dark and stormy night.” So begins the story of “A Wrinkle in Time,” a classic piece of U.S. fiction by author Madeleine L’Engle, which was read aloud in the U.S. Embassy’s five American Corners in Armenia on Friday, April 13, in celebration of both U.S. and Armenian National Library Week. The Reading ...
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U.S. Ambassador Mills unveils plans to expand Yerevan American Corner

On March 2, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills, Jr., announced plans to expand the Yerevan American Corner during a ceremony in which he was presented with the Avetik Isahakyan Medal in recognition of his contribution to the development of the Yerevan City Central Library. “While you present this award to me, it is important ...
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