Proclamation—Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Issued on: March 11, 2020 On January 31, 2020, I issued Proclamation 9984 (Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus and Other Appropriate Measures To Address This Risk).  I found that the potential for widespread transmission of a novel (new) coronavirus (which has since been renamed “SARS-CoV-2” ...
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U.S. Embassy funds new American Library and Training Center in Tavush

Today, Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Lia Miller, alongside the Governor of Tavush Province, Hayk Chobanyan, and Country Director of Project Harmony International Armenia Office, Mariam Martirosyan, officially opened the American Library and Training Center – a new learning hub in Ijevan supported by the U.S. Embassy and housed at the Ijevan Branch of Yerevan ...
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#BridgingStories II exhibit connects a second group of Armenian and Turkish photographers through shared stories

On Friday, January 24, 2020, U.S. Ambassador Lynne M. Tracy opened a photo exhibit in Yerevan highlighting new collaborations between young Armenian and Turkish photographers. The exhibit features a collection of work from 20 Armenian and Turkish photojournalists, who spent four months developing their skills and taking a remarkable set of photographs that tell the ...
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American Councils Announces USG Alumni Summit

American Councils for International Education in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Armenia hosted the USG Alumni Network: Entrepreneurship & Innovation Conference. The conference brought alumni of U.S. government exchange programs together around the theme of innovation and entrepreneurship.  The event offered a substantive opportunity for these alumni to engage with one another and network, ...
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U.S. Embassy supports Third Annual Career and Entrepreneurship Fair in Yerevan During Global Entrepreneurship Week

In recognition of Global Entrepreneurship Week, U.S. Ambassador Lynne M. Tracy delivered closing remarks at the Embassy-funded “Career Entrepreneurship Fair” at the Congress Hotel in Yerevan on Friday.  The fair was the culmination of a three-day “Career Camp,” organized by Haykuhi Gevorgyan, a U.S. Embassy exchange program alumna.  The Camp featured workshops and discussion panels ...
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U.S. Government Assistance to Armenia Up 40% in 2019

The United States Embassy announced that the U.S. Government has further increased assistance funding to Armenia in 2019.  The figure for this year is more than $60 million, which represents a 40% increase over last year’s amount. The funding includes projects managed by not only the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International ...
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