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

    Concert in Honor of Daniel Pearl

    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.

  • U.S. Embassy hosts Renowned American Writers

    U.S. Embassy hosts 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

  • U.S. Department of State Announces Opening of the Registration Period for the DV-2016 Diversity Visa Lottery

    Opening of the Registration Period for the DV-2016 Diversity Visa Lottery

    Yerevan, Armenia - The U.S. Department of State announces the opening of the registration period for the DV-2016 Diversity Visa lottery.

  • "Water by the SpoonFul" performance rehearsal.

    Premiere of “Water by the Spoonful” at HighFest

    The U.S. Embassy announces the premiere of the 2012 U.S. Pulitzer Prize Winner for Drama Water by the Spoonful during the HighFest international arts festival on October 2 at the Yerevan Puppet Theater. The play explores the trauma experienced by a wounded veteran of the Iraq war and his struggles to reintegrate into “normal” life.

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  • 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. 

  • Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on of the Display of the Ghazir Rug in the White House Visitor Center

    On November 18-23, the White House Visitor Center will show an exhibit entitled: “Thank you to the United States: Three Gifts to Presidents in Gratitude for American Generosity Abroad.” Among those gifts displayed will be the Ghazir Rug. 

  • Office of Defense Cooperation hosts graduates of IMET program
    Office of Defense Cooperation hosts graduates of IMET program

    On the evening of 30 September, in the US Embassy’s atrium, the Ambassador and the Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC) hosted a reception for graduates of the ODC’s International Military Education and Training (IMET) program. 

  • U.S. Secretary of the State
    On the Occasion of the Republic of Armenia's National Day

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Armenia as you celebrate your independence day this September 21. The deep bonds between the United States and Armenia are strong. 

  • Destruction of the Armenian Church in Syria.

    This senseless act of destruction demonstrates yet again the utter disregard the terrorist organization ISIL has for the rich religious and cultural heritage of the Middle East. 

  • Regional Conference on International Drug Trafficking
    Regional Conference on International Drug Trafficking

    Following the seizures of significant quantities of heroin at the Armenian-Iranian and Georgian-Azerbaijani borders earlier this year, the United States – in cooperation with Armenia and Georgia – organized two regional conferences on drug trafficking. The first conference took place in Yerevan on September 11-12 and the second in Tbilisi, on September 15-16. 

  • Ambassador-Designate to Armenia Richard Mills
    Statement of Richard Mills Ambassador-Designate to Armenia Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

    Thank you, Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Johnson, and distinguished members of the committee. Twenty-three years ago, I served as the Department of State’s first desk officer for newly independent Armenia, so it is a particular honor for me to be before you today as President Obama’s nominee to serve as the next Ambassador to the Republic of Armenia. 

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