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  • DTRA Sponsors Armenia-Georgia Cross Border Exercise Conference in Tbilisi

    Cross Border Exercise Conference

    On January 21–23, Georgian and Armenian Border Guard and Customs officials convened the first of two planning meetings related to a cross-border field exercise that will take place in June 2015.

  • Happy New Year from the U.S. Embassy

    Happy New Year from the U.S. Embassy

    Former Ambassador Heffern, Charge D’Affaires Clark Price, and members of the U.S. Embassy present a New Year’s Message to the people of Armenia. View it here:

  • Farewell Ambassador Heffern

    Farewell Ambassador Heffern

    The U.S. Embassy in Yerevan bids a fond farewell to Ambassador Heffern, who left Armenia on Dec 22. View his farewell blog here:

  • Transcaucasia Resiliency Exercise held in Tbilisi

    Resiliency Exercise held in Tbilisi

    From December 2 – 5, Armenian representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Emergency Services and the National Security Service participated in ...

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  • DTRA Sponsors Bio Safety and Security Workshop
    DTRA Sponsors Bio Safety and Security Workshop

    The Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s Cooperative Biological Engagement Program (CBEP) held a Biosecurity workshop on December 8, 2014 in Yerevan, Armenia. 

  • U.S. and Armenia reach reciprocal visa arrangement

    Effective January 1, 2015, the United States will begin issuing visas in accordance with a new reciprocal arrangement with the Republic of Armenia. Armenian applicants who qualify for a B-category nonimmigrant visa (NIV) may be issued multiple-entry visas for up to 10 years for business and tourist travel to the U.S. 

  • New penitentiary opens in Armenia to serve special inmates
    New penitentiary opens in Armenia to serve special inmates

    A new correctional facility conforming to European standards was officially launched in Armavir on Saturday as part of the Government’s efforts to reform the corrections system and reduce overcrowding in prisons. 

  • NATO Week Armenia 2014; Handover reception
    NATO Week Armenia 2014; Handover reception

    U.S. Ambassador in Armenia John Heffern hosted a reception in honor of NATO Week in Armenia (November 10-14). NATO Week is an initiative organized by NATO Ally embassies in Armenia, in close partnership with the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Defense. The theme this year is women, peace and security, and interoperability. 

  • Fellowship for Leaders in NGOs

    The U.S. Embassy announces a competitive fellowship for nonprofit/NGO leaders from Armenia to apply for a paid, prestigious fellowship in the U.S. for one year of leadership development through Atlas Corps. Atlas Corps is seeking nonprofit leaders with 2-10 years of experience, a college degree and English proficiency to apply for the Atlas Corps Fellowship. 

  • U.S. Embassy Hosts a Concert in Honor of Daniel Pearl and Press Freedom
    U.S. Embassy Hosts a Concert in Honor of Daniel Pearl and Press Freedom

    On October 27, U.S. Ambassador John Heffern welcomed The Beautified Project and the Liberta Quartet on stage at the Tumanyan Puppet Theater for an evening of music and cultural dialogue. The U.S. Embassy organized the concert to mark the 13th annual “Daniel Pearl World Music Days,” a global series of concerts that promotes the ideals that inspired Daniel Pearl’s life and work. 

  • U.S. Embassy hosts Renowned American Writers
    U.S. Embassy hosts Renowned American Writers

    On October 21-23, the U.S. Embassy, in partnership with the Armenian Literature Foundation, will host American writers from the International Writing Program (IWP) at the University of Iowa, USA. 

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