AGBU PRESIDENT BERGE SETRAKIAN MEETS WITH PRESIDENT OF ARTSAKH IN WASHINGTON D.C.

 

On March 15, the president of the Republic of Artsakh Bako Sahakyan and his delegation met with heads of the Armenian American community to discuss state-building issues related to Artsakh and the role of the diaspora in the life of the country. After expressing his gratitude to the attendees for their involvement in numerous socio-economic programs, he presented AGBU President Berge Setrakian with the Mesrob Mashtots Order, the highest honor conferred upon civilians, for the longstanding leadership he provided in his support, commitment and services rendered to the republic.
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AGBU-FUNDED ENGLISH LANGUAGE TRAINING OF RA HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER’S STAFF FACILITATES DEVELOPMENT OF INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

 

As a result of a trilateral agreement signed in November 2016 by the RA Human Rights Defender, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) and the American University of Armenia, more than 40 staff members at the Human Rights Defender’s office have participated in intensive English language training. Within the scope of the educational program for staff members from various departments of the Human Rights Defender’s office, the American University of Armenia has paid particular attention to improving skills related to professional correspondence and conversation in English.
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FIRST NON-PROFIT MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY PROGRAMME TO KICK OFF IN ARMENIA

 

The Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Armenia and the American University of Armenia (AUA) signed an agreement to launch the first ever university program for training of non-profit management professionals in Armenia. Organisation of training courses for employees of civil society organisations (CSO) and for those who want to acquire professional education in the non-profit sector in Armenia is an important component of AGBU’s Bridge for CSOs programme financed by the European Union.

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BRIDGE BETWEEN ARMENIA AND DIASPORA - ARMEN SARKISSIAN VISITS AGBU ARMENIA

 

AGBU Armenia hosted the presidential candidate and AGBU Central Board member Armen Sarkissian. In a meeting with local benevolent and charity organizations, Sarkissian urged them to seek national dialogue in Armenia and encouraged benevolent structures to enhance cooperation and coordination of efforts with the state and the society to achieve maximum impact. AGBU Armenia President Vasken Yacoubian reiterated AGBU’s vision that the strength of Armenia and the Diaspora are inter-related.

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