Program Updates | Armenia

Last updated: March 27, 2020

March 26, 2020

USAID’s “My Armenia” project took advantage of Armenia’s exposure at the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival to conduct business-to-business meetings for representatives of Armenia’s State Tourism Committee and Armenian tour operators and American tour operators in Boston, New York and Washington, DC.  As a result of these efforts, USAID’s “My Armenia” project hosted twelve North American tour operators from U.S. and Canadian-based tour companies on three individual visits to Armenia in 2019. 

March 25, 2020

An old Armenian adage says that “spring is impossible with one flower.”  Armenian social workers, Anahit Harutyunyan and Taguhi Machkalyan, have shown that individuals can make a significant impact on their communities - serving as the single flower that ushers in a new season of improved social support for Armenian communities.