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Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - 7:15am

During the discussion chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Hambardzum Matevosyan, the "Roadmap for Investment Reform in Armenia" developed by USAID experts was presented today.

The meeting was also attended by USAID Armenia Mission Director Rebecca White, Deputy Minister of Economy Ani Ispiryan, Director of the Investment Support Center (Enterprise Armenia) Levon Ohannesyan and others.

Deputy Prime Minister Matevosyan welcomed everyone in the sidelines of the discussion of such an important issue for the Armenian Government, emphasizing that creating business and investment-friendly environment plays a key role in Armenia's commitment to building an inclusive, knowledge-based, export-oriented economy.

"Therefore, we are carrying out continuous work not only to make our policies and regulatory environment more business-friendly, but also to establish institutional arrangements that promote and facilitate investments”, the Deputy PM said, highly assessing the recent years’ cooperation with the USAID and its efforts to assist the mentioned process.

Media conference in Yerevan
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 11:30am

On June 15, the fifth annual “Tvapatum” media conference entitled “People and the Media” launched in Yerevan.

During the two-day conference, experts from the United States, Russia, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Georgia and Armenia will explore the new opportunities and challenges facing the modern media, and how the new realities affect communication with the audience.

Partners shake hands after the signing of agreement
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 2:15pm

On May 30, USAID and the Audit Chamber of the Republic of Armenia signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The cooperation is aimed at strengthening the audit function of the Audit Chamber and supporting its reforms in accordance with the Republic of Armenia “Law on the Audit Chamber” that was adopted in January 2018.

Speakers with microphones at a public event
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 3:00pm

Leaders of 60 rural and urban communities and representatives of all the regional administrations of Armenia discussed current social services reforms at community level and the introduction of community social worker position during the one-day “The Need and Urgency of Improving Community Social Services” workshop in Yerevan. 

Public event introducing the Vayots Dzor tourism e-book.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:00pm

The My Armenia Program, funded by USAID and implemented by the Smithsonian Institution, and the AGBU Armenian Virtual College (AVC) have joined efforts to develop a multimedia e-book about Vayots Dzor, one of Armenia’s most beautiful provinces, to boost regional tourism and cultural preservation. The public launch of the e-book took place today at the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) premises in downtown Yerevan.

A woman explores a digital display at the media museum.
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 6:30pm

On February 1, the Media Initiatives Center launched a new exhibition entitled “Media Battle vs. Corruption” as part of its Lratun (house of news) Museum project.  

Through mobile exhibitions, Lratun presents the history of media coverage of significant events in Armenia, as well as the development and challenges of media and journalism. The goal of the Lratun project is to promote media literacy and encourage critical thinking among the general public, help shape savvy media consumers, and elevate the reputation of journalism.

Man presents on stage during training for guides.
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 5:00pm

During an opening event at the American University of Armenia (AUA) on January 29, the My Armenia program in partnership with AUA launched the second round of the Regional Guide Training Program. The course will help develop professional guide skills of the residents of Gyumri in Shirak province, Ijevan and Dilijan in Tavush, and Sisian in Syunik. Thirty guides from these communities and ten representatives from regional museums and tourism businesses collaborating with the My Armenia program will participate in the training.

group of speakers at a table with microphones
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 5:15pm

USAID, World Vision Armenia and the Child Development Foundation announced the launch of the Community Level Access to Social Services project during a public event held in Yerevan on December 4. In attendance at the event were Armenia’s Minister of Territorial Administration and Development Davit Lokyan, USAID/Armenia Mission Director Deborah Grieser, Country Programme Director of World Vision Armenia Zhirayr Edilyan, Director of the Child Development Foundation Lusine Simonyan, and representatives of organizations working in the field.

machinery in action to seal a non-operational well
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 1:30pm

On November 3, USAID and local partners marked the successful completion of a project that supported the permanent sealing of a self-flowing well near Sipanik village, Ararat province. USAID/Armenia Mission Director Deborah Grieser; Armenia’s First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan, representatives of the regional government, local residents and mayors of neighboring villages were in attendance at the event.

A man shows to a group of students how 3D scanning equipment works
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 2:00pm

The My Armenia Program, funded by USAID and implemented by the Smithsonian Institution, has launched a project with CyArk, a California-based non-profit organization that uses new technologies to capture, archive and share the world’s cultural heritage with the global community. In Armenia, CyArk will be scanning the historical Noravank monastery and the Areni-1 cave complex in Vayots Dzor province, as well as design products that promote and share Armenia’s cultural heritage in and beyond the country.

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Last updated: July 19, 2022

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