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Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 6:30pm

Yerevan, Armenia – Since establishing diplomatic relations 25 years ago, the United States and Armenia have developed a deep friendship and partnership.  On Thursday, October 12, the two countries celebrated one of the cornerstones of the U.S.-Armenian relationship: a quarter century of partnership between Armenia and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

“It was 25 years ago that the first USAID staff arrived in Yerevan with the long-term goal of partnering with the Armenian people as they transitioned to a sovereign and independent nation,” U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills, Jr., said during a celebration event held at the American University of Armenia.

More than 300 partners and beneficiaries of USAID – government officials, leaders from the private sector, civil society members, and the international community -- joined Ambassador Mills, Jr., Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan, USAID Acting Assistant Administrator for Europe and Eurasia Margot Ellis, and USAID Armenia Mission Director Deborah Grieser to commemorate 25 years of USAID’s partnership with Armenia.

The USAID Tax Reform Project Marked Successful Completion
Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 4:00pm

For the past four years USAID has been working with the Ministry of Finance to transform Armenia’s tax regulations and the administration of the tax code to ensure increased transparency.

Lithuanian expert speaks at the “Tvapatum Investigation: Media Against Corruption” media conference in Yerevan.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 3:00pm

As we look ahead to the International Anti-Corruption Day, marked annually on December 9, more than 100 Armenian media professionals and students will hear about cutting-edge technology for investigative reporting to help expose and combat corruption thanks to a three-day media conference in Yerevan with 16 respected experts from around the globe.

IBM, USAID, Armenian Partners Unveil ISTC in Yerevan
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 4:00pm

The Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center (ISTC), which has been supporting the development of Armenia’s IT sector since 2014, opened its new home on Thursday, November 10, welcoming its first guests to its new 1,000 square-meter state-of-the-art premises on the Yerevan State University Campus.

USAID PRIP partner group photo
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 11:30am

More than 700,000 Armenians have access to an improved social safety net thanks to the USAID-funded Pension Reform Implementation Program (PRIP), which marked the completion of its activities on November 9. The four-year program worked with the Government of Armenia and local partners to make the country’s social protection system more efficient, transparent, and financially stable.

DigiStory Media Conference in Yerevan
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 3:45pm

On September 23, the Media Initiatives Center launched “Tvapatum 2016” (DigiStory) series of media events, featuring a conference and a contest that highlights journalistic stories produced in the digital environment.

USAID-funded LIFE program marked completion
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 5:00pm

On September 20, Save the Children in Armenia organized the close-out event of the Livelihood Improvement through Fostered Employment (LIFE) for People with Disabilities program, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

USAID and Coca-Cola Hellenic Armenia sign MOU
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 4:00pm

On July 20, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company Armenia (Coca-Cola HBC Armenia) and the Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia signed a Memorandum of Understanding, aimed at improving water stewardship across Armenia and particularly contributing to conservation, effective use and management of water resources in Ararat valley.

USAID-funded PRP project opens new farm service center in Aragatsavan.
Monday, April 25, 2016 - 3:30pm

The Center for Agribusiness and Rural Development (CARD) Foundation has established a Farm Service Center in the Aragatsavan community in Aragatsotn province, within the framework of the USAID-funded Partnerships for Rural Prosperity (PRP) program.

National conference to discuss the Model of Inclusive Vocational Education and Employment for People with Disabilities
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 1:00pm

Yerevan, Armenia - On February 26, Save the Children in Armenia hosted a national conference in Yerevan to discuss the Model of Inclusive Vocational Education and Employment for People with Disabilities (PWD) and to identify remaining gaps in fostering equal employment opportunities for the PWDs.  Artem Asatryan, Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Karen Hilliard, USAID Armenia Mission Director, Hakob Hakobyan, Chairperson of the NA Standing committee on Social Affairs, and Arsen Stepanyan, Save the Children Country Director addressed the participants of the conference.

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Last updated: May 02, 2017

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