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California Legislature Allocates $10 Million For Human Rights Curricula, Including Armenian Genocide Education Training

SACRAMENTO — The California Legislature passed AB 97, the Budget Act of 2017, on June 15, allocates $10 million to support the History-Social Science curriculum framework, as well as regional training and professional development available for teachers and administrators with … Continue reading

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State Legislature Approves $3 Million for Armenian American Museum in Glendale

SACRAMENTO — The State Legislature voted to pass the 2017-2018 state budget with $3 million in new funding dedicated for the Armenian American Museum. The new funding is in addition to the previously approved $1 million for the project, bringing … Continue reading

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U.S Marshals Arrest Two Turks for Attack on Peaceful Protesters

WASHINGTON, D.C — United States Marshals arrested two Turks who attacked peaceful protesters last month in the nation’s capital, reported the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly). The Daily Caller and the State Department did not provide the names of the … Continue reading

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OSCE Minks Group Co-Chairs Discuss Issues Related to Armenia and Artsakh

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minks Group Co-Chairs recently met with Armenian and Artsakh leaders as part of their ongoing efforts to restart Armenian-Azerbaijani peace talks. On June 10, the three Co-Chairs from the U.S-Russia, and … Continue reading

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Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges Moves Headquarters from Istanbul to Yerevan

During the extraordinary General Assembly meeting of the Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchange (FEAS) held in Tehran in the middle of May, it was decided to move the Federation’s headquarter from Istanbul, Turkey to Yerevan, Armenia. With the majority of … Continue reading

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Armenia-Italy Trade Was $160 Million Last Year

Through the initiative of the Development Foundation of Armenia, and within the framework of the first Armenian-Italian Intergovernmental Commission. The Armenia-Italy Business Forum was held in the Italian capital of Rome, in order to establish and strengthen bilateral investment and … Continue reading

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California Assembly Committee Approves “Divestment From Turkish Bonds” Bill

Bill Sponsor Thanks Armenian Assembly for Supporting Legislation SACRAMENTO — The Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) is pleased to report the passage of California State Assembly Bill 1597 (AB 1597), authored by Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-46), in the State Assembly’s … Continue reading

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French Companies Show Increasing Interest in Armenia

French companies are showing increasing interest in Armenia, French ambassador to Armenia, Jean-Francois Charpentier told a news conference. According to Charpentier, Armenian-French relations needs to be upgraded. “I have no doubt that the relations between our countries will remain as … Continue reading

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Maria Mehranian Appointed to Woodbury Board of Trustees

BURBANK –Woodbury University announced the appointment of four new members to its Board of Trustees — all women — including an emeritus member of the faculty. Joining the Board of Trustees as new members are: Dulari Amin, Zelda Gilbert, Karen … Continue reading

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H. Res. 354 Unanimously Passes House Foreign Affairs Committee

Resolution Condemns Turkish Violence Against Peaceful Protesters Republicans and Democrats Joined in the Effort WASHINGTON, D.C — Thursday, May 25th, the House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously adopted House Resolution 354, reported the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly), H. Res. 354 … Continue reading

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