Monthly Archives: November 2013

US State Dept Victoria Nuland Speaks About Positive Prospects of Relations with Armenia

WASHINGTON, D.C — On Nov. 15 the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs held a hearing entitled, “A Pivotal Moment for the Eastern Partnership: Outlook for the Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Belarus, Armenia, and Azerbaijan.” The majority of the hearing … Continue reading

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CSUN Library to Start Collections on the Armenian Community

NORTHRIDGE – The Oviatt Library at California State University, Northridge, in partnership with the university’s Department of Modern and CLassical Languages and Literature, is working to build a collection of resources documenting L.A’s Armenian community. The United States has the … Continue reading

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Hasan Cemal Urges Turkey to Recognize Armenian Genocide Before its 100th Anniversary

In an interview to T24 TV, journalist Hassan Cemal urged Turkey to recognize the Armenian Genocide before its 100th anniversary. Grandson of Cemal Pasha (one of the perpetrators of the Armenian Genocide), Hasan Cemal told the channel a lot of … Continue reading

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World Bank to Provide $843 Million to Armenia over the Next Four Years

WASHINGTON, D.C –A new Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for the Republic of Armenia for 2014-2017 was discussed last Thursday by the World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors. The four-year strategy in a framework document outlining the World Bank Group’s … Continue reading

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Yerevan’s New Aleppo Quarter for Armenians to Cost $20 Million

YEREVAN – Construction of “New Aleppo” quarter in Ashtarak, a town 20 km off Yerevan, for Syrian Armenians who found refuge there will cost about $20 million, the Ministry of Diaspora said. “The goal of the project is to help … Continue reading

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His Holiness Karekin II Elected as One of the Presidents of the World Council of Churches

On November 4, during a business session of the World Council of Churches 10th Assembly in Busan, Korea, the assembly delegates collectively voted for His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, to serve as one of … Continue reading

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Reps. Valadao, Schiff, and Pallone Call on White House to Release the Orphan Rug for Exhibition

WASHINGTON – U.S Representatives Adam Schiff (D-CA), Davild Valadao, Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and others are urging their congressional colleagues to join them in co-signing a letter urging the White house to stop blocking “The Armenian Orphan Rug”, from displaying in … Continue reading

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Japanese to Fund Renovation of School for $92,000

YEREVAN – The Armenian Red Cross Society (ARCS) President Mkhitar Mnatsakanyan and Keishuke Yamagishi, First Secretary of the Embassy of Japan in Russia, signed an agreement for the renovation of a school. Pursuant to the agreement, the Japanese government will … Continue reading

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Armenia Fund Launches Telethon 2013 Fundraising Vardenis-Martakert Highway

LOS ANGELES – On Friday, October 18, 2013, Armenia Fund U.S. Western Region kicked off the fundraising campaign for the upcoming Thanksgiving Day International Telethon with a logo unveiling reception at the House of Armenia in Glendale, California. The live … Continue reading

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