ARMENIA’S FUTURE GRAND MASTERS (VIDEO MATERIAL)

Chess as the most popular and beloved sport continues to reach new heights in Armenia. In recent years, thanks to the Republican Interschool Chess Tournament, organized by the Chess Academy of Armenia and RA Education Ministry, and sponsored by AGBU, chess has become one of the most popular games in Armenia, especially among children and young people. In 2012 Chess became part of the official curriculum in secondary schools which is yet another reason for the popularity of the game among this age group. The 8th Chess Republican Interschool Tournament started in September...

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AGBU LAUNCHES NEW PROJECT (VIDEO MATERIAL)

Recognizing the importance of the Matenadaran - Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts - as well as the preparation of highly qualified young scientists, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) launched a new project, providing scholarships to the Matenadaran’s researchers, as part of the doctorate program initiated jointly by the RA Ministry of Education and Science and the Matenadaran. As part of this project, considered to be of high priority for the Institute...

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DR. YERVANT ZORIAN RECEIVES RA STATE AWARD (VIDEO MATERIAL)

By the decree of President Serzh Sargsyan and based on the recommendations of the State Award Commissions the RA State Awards for 2013 were conferred in the fields of literature and arts, architecture and urban development, sciences, as well as in the area of humanitarian and social sciences during the official awards ceremony at the Presidential Palace. Among this year's State Award recipients was Chief Architect at Synopsys, Inc. (San Francisco, USA) and Member of the Central Board of Directors of the Armenian General...

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NEW AGREEMENT ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF RA NATIONAL BRAND (VIDEO MATERIAL)

On September 20th, RA Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan was present at the signing of a memorandum of endowment by the RA Government to develop Armenia’s national brand. The memorandum was signed by Republic of Armenia’s Minister of Economy Vahram Avanesyan, Executive Director of the Armenian National Competitiveness Foundation (NCFA) Arman Khachaturian and Director of USAID Yerevan Office Karen Hilliard. According to the agreement, USAID and the Armenian...

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RELIEF EFFORTS TO SYRIAN-ARMENIANS CONTINUE

As part of the assistance program to Syrian-Armenians forced to relocate to Armenia, AGBU Hye Geen Committee of Southern California initiated the donation of the next set of warm clothes to Syrian-Armenian families in need. Packages of clothes for people of all ages were sent to the AGBU Armenia, which, in turn, gave them to the Syrian-Armenian Relief Coordination Center NGO to organize and control the distribution process. For two weeks...

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