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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.

Organized by the Media Initiative Center, with support from USAID and the Embassy of Lithuania in Armenia, the conference, which runs from December 6 to 8, promotes investigative journalism in Armenia by offering a collaborative platform for discussions, presentations and workshops, with the participation of visiting international experts who will share their diverse experiences covering corruption and human rights.  Participants will talk about current trends, platforms and tools for investigative journalism to fight corruption.  They will explore opportunities for cross-border collaboration in investigating corruption that increasingly spreads from one nation to another and must be fought by allies in various countries. 

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.

USAID launched ASPIRED project
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 1:00pm

Yerevan, Armenia – During a public event on February 10, USAID announced the launch of the Advanced Science and Partnerships for Integrated Resource Development Project (ASPIRED) – a three-year initiative designed to curb the rate of groundwater abstraction in the Ararat Valley to sustainable levels. USAID Armenia Mission Director Karen Hilliard, Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Simon Papyan, representatives of the central government, regional authorities of Armavir and Ararat provinces, and local and international organizations attended the event.

NASDAQ OMX ARMENIA ANNOUNCES THE LISTING OF THE FIRST UCO SECURITIZED BONDS IN ARMENIA
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 2:00pm

During an official ceremony on January 27, NASDAQ OMX Armenia marked the successful launch of the first securitized bond issuance in Armenia and announced the listing of these bonds at the stock exchange for the secondary market trade. This landmark transaction was made possible through the joint efforts of USAID, Capital Investments, and universal credit organizations.

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