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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.

USAID celebrated 25 years of partnership in Armenia at an official reception in Yerevan.
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 6:30pm

Since establishing diplomatic relations 25 years ago, the United States and Armenia have developed a deep friendship and partnership.

woman speaking at the podium
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 1:00pm

On July 18, the USAID-funded Participatory Utilization and Resource Efficiency of Water (PURE Water) project launched its activities in the country by signing Memoranda of Understanding with 12 communities in the Ararat Valley. In attendance at the public event were U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills, Jr., USAID/Armenia Mission Director Deborah Grieser, Armenia’s Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Armen Harutyunyan, Government of Armenia officials, representatives of the partner communities, local and international organizations.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 6:00pm

The U.S. Embassy is hitting the road for two weeks in July to connect with Armenians across the country and to showcase the many areas of enduring partnership and shared interests between Armenia and the United States. The “America on the Road” tour is the centerpiece of our year-long commemoration of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations and of sincere friendship between our two countries.

farm service center
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 1:00pm

On June 27, Nor Gyugh community of Kotayk province celebrated the opening of two specialized agricultural centers, made possible through the joint efforts of the Government of Armenia and international donor and local organizations.

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Friday, June 16, 2017 - 11:30am

Ties suggest that Tvapatum 2017 is not only about creating media content but also organizing and managing the work of the media. Media management is the key theme of this two-day media conference.

Six leading experts from Germany, USA, Poland, Russia, and the UK will present international best practices in media’s survival, development, and success in the digital environment.

group of people walking through a fishery
Monday, May 22, 2017 - 3:30pm

During a public event on May 22, USAID, the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company Armenia (CCHBCA), and the Global Environment Facility’s Small Grants Programme in Armenia (implemented by UNDP) marked the successful completion of a joint water project in Hayanist, Ararat. This is part of USAID’s broader efforts to curb the rate of groundwater abstraction in the Ararat Valley to sustainable levels.

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 9:15am

To highlight the role women can and should play in the development of Armenia’s rural regions, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills, Jr. traveled to Gegharqunik province on March 30 and met with female farmers, civic activists and civil society leaders – all beneficiaries and partners of USAID development efforts.

group photo of young women and a man
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 4:00pm

Increased female employment offers great potential to Armenia’s economy. Currently, women constitute 67 percent of Armenia’s economically non-active population and their unemployment rate is almost double that of male unemployment (51.5 percent female vs. 21.8 percent male). According to World Bank estimates, Armenia loses as much as 14 percent of its potential GDP due to unequal opportunities for women to participate in employment and entrepreneurship. To highlight the importance of women’s leadership and economic empowerment in Armenia, on March 29 the U.S.

young women with certificates of course completion
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 6:30pm

The future of Armenia’s food supply is more secure now that the first group of students has completed a special training course offered in Armenia thanks to an innovative cooperation agreement between U.S. and Armenian universities, with USAID support. 

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Last updated: July 19, 2022

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