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European Union has provided €250 million to Armenia over last decade as budget a...
The European Union has provided €250 million to Armenia over the last decade as budget assistance, Hoa-Binh Adjemian, Head of Cooperation Section of the EU Delegation to Armenia, told journalists on Friday. In his words, the European Union provides €40 to 50 million to Armenia every year, and around €25 million of this amount is provided as budget assistance. It is quite difficult to gauge the effectiveness of this spending, since it is used for different needs of the budget and...
2017-04-19 13:10:00
Armenian Goris proclaimed CIS cultural capital in 2018
Goris, a town in the southern Armenian province of Syunik, has been proclaimed the cultural capital of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in 2018, the Armenian foreign ministry said, saying also that the decision was taken at a meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the CIS in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. In 2013, another Armenian city- Gyumri- located in the northwestern province of Shirak – was proclaimed the cultural capital of the CIS. The Tashkent meeting was said to have...
2017-04-19 13:00:00
EU announces 2.9 million euro grant scheme to support local sport, education and...
The EU Ambassador to Armenia Piotr Świtalski announced € 2.9 million Grant Scheme designated to promote an inclusive and empowered society in Armenia, by facilitating participation of the civil society and local authorities in poverty reduction and sustainable development process at local level. It will contribute to raising the economic competitiveness, creating jobs and reducing tendencies of outward migration in regions. EU Ambassador noted: “The EU is committed to reinforce and s...
2017-04-19 12:51:00
Myasnikyan avenue in Yerevan to be closed again for traffic
The Myasnikyan Avenue in Yerevan will be closed again (for the third time in less than a week) for traffic on the April 10 overnight in order to complete the asphalting of the road, the Yerevan Municipality said. The avenue connects the center of the capital with the northern districts of Avan and Nor-Nork. The Yerevan Municipality said the traffic will be closed from 22.00 on April 10 until dawn on April 11. The municipality said the townspeople will have to use bypass roads to reach Avan and ...
2017-04-19 12:25:00
UCLA to receive $20 mln from The Promise proceeds
The UCLA law school will receive $20 million to expand its research and teaching of the genocide. The proceeds received from the film The Promise will be directed at establishing the Promise Institute for Human Rights, Los Angeles Times reports. According to the law school Dean Jennifer L. Mnookin, the institute deal with issues of genocide prevention and raising awareness on such crimes, also focusing on issues related to human rights, health, migrants and civil rights. It is also noted that...
2017-04-19 12:05:00
Police search for soldier of Russian military base in Gyumri
Police of Armenia has released a statement regarding a soldier who is serving in the 102nd Russian Military Base in Gyumri, and who has gone missing. Armenian News-NEWS.am has learned from the police press service that the police received a report, on Tuesday at 11:10am, that Russian citizen Dmitry Loshmanov, 35, a serviceman in the aforesaid military base, had gone shopping, on April 16 at around 9:30am, but had not returned. Police are searching for Loshmanov. Source: https://news.am/e...
2017-04-19 11:55:13
Coca-Cola Hellenic Armenia and Art Lunch employees have cleaned up Dalar river b...
Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company Armenia has implemented yet another sustainability project, in the frame of which 5.5Km of Dalar river bank in Aghveran are, Kotayk province, have been cleaned up.“Apart from doing business, Coca-Cola Hellenic Armenia has always priorities environmental protection and sustainable development. This is something we advocate to our employees, partners, as well as the whole community. Today’s river cleaning initiative is part of the series of activitie...
2016-08-17 15:22:35
Coca-Cola Hellenic Armenia and USAID partner to address water stewardship in Ara...
On July 20, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company Armenia (Coca-Cola HBC Armenia) and the Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia signed a Memorandum of Understanding, aimed at improving water stewardship across Armenia and particularly contributing to conservation, effective use and management of water resources in Ararat valley. This partnership will support some of the activities implemented under the USAID’...
2016-07-20 18:44:41
Armenia destroys three Azerbaijani tanks – Defense Ministry spokesman
9:35 The Armed Forces of Armenia have destroyed three Azerbaijani tanks, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Defense says in a post on Facebook. “Fresh good news,” reads Artsrun Hovhannisyan's status, “the Armenian subdivisions have neutralized three tanks.”___________________________________________________________________________________ Fighting continues along the Line of Contact. “The Defense Army destroyed one tank in the north-eastern direction. The Defense ...
2016-04-04 10:07:45
No evacuation and panic in Artsakh, people live their daily life: Pargev archbis...
As it has already been reported, during the night of April the 1-2 the opponent took active offensive operations along the entire line of contact of Karabakh-Azerbaijani armed forces, during which they have made artillery and air force attacks in the direction of not only defensive posts of Armenian armed forces, but also towards civilians. Yelaket.am (Yelaket media) contacted the Primate of the Diocese of Artsakh, Pargev archbishop Martirosyan, in order to get information about the situation i...
2016-04-03 11:43:25
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