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Wednesday, 17 December 2008

ARMENIAN GENERAL BENEVOLENT UNION’S DONATION TO THE FRENCH UNIVERSITY OF ARMENIA

To promote the educational programs of the French University of Armenia and financially support the best students of the university Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) continues its program of cooperation and assistance to the university. For the second consecutive year, within the framework of that cooperation, AGBU fully covers the annual tuition fees of the university’s 19 best students
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Tuesday, 16 December 2008

AGBU SCOUT MOVEMENT IN ARMENIA

Scout movement has its unique place among the activities of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU). The first scout groups of AGBU were formed in Lebanon, Syria and Egypt in 1940s. This year, for the first time, AGBU started a scout movement in Armenia, which enrolled great number of youths. The goals of the scout movement are to educate healthy, patriotic and devoted generation, spread s
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Thursday, 27 November 2008

AGBU YP Yerevan group’s project for F. Nansen Orphanage children in Gyumri

On the 16th November 2008Tumanyan Puppet Theater of Yerevan hosted the exhibition-sale of the works of Gyumri F. Nansen Orphanage children. The project was organized by AGBU YP Yerevan team. The project consisted of two parts. In the beginning of November within the framework of this program AGBU YP Yerevan organized the trip of all 69 children of the orphanage to Yerevan.
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Thursday, 06 November 2008

AGBU 85TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

 

Historical Castle of Aleppo - a place of unprecedented festival

With the biennial General Assembly of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) held in Aleppo, Syria, the week of September 30-October 7 has been proudly registered in the chronology of the Union. Members of the AGBU Central Board headed by AGBU President Berge Setrakian, representatives of chapters and affiliated bodies, members and friends from Middle East, Europe, United States of America ...

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Friday, 03 October 2008

AGBU Armenian Virtual College

 

The launching of AGBU Armenian Virtual College took place in Aram Khachatrian concert hall on September 28 with the participation of various Armenian pop stars. The Armenian Virtual College (AVC) is AGBU’s newest learning institute – one that will carry on its lifelong dedication to education with an entirely innovative approach.

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Tuesday, 26 August 2008

Camp Antranig Opens in Armenia

On July 24, 2008, the AGBU Camp Antranig, which will cater to Armenian scouts from around the world, officially opened in the forests near Lermontovo village, between the cities of Vanadzor and Dilijan, in the Lori region of Armenia. Executive Director of the Armenian Youth Association (AYA) of Lebanon Kevork Santourian is the director of the new scout camp. ...
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Thursday, 29 May 2008

“AGBU Armenian Virtual College”

On May 23, Chairman of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Silicon Valley Chapter and author of the “AGBU Armenian Virtual College” project Yervand Zoryan and AGBU Armenian Representation Director Ashot Ghazarian met with Rector of the Yerevan State University (YSU) Aram Simonian.
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Tuesday, 06 May 2008

AGBU president Berge Setrakian’s visit to Armenia

AGBU president Berge Setrakian was in Armenia recently. During his visit he met RA President Serge Sarkissian, RA Prime Minister Tigran Sarkissian and Catholics of All Armenians His Holiness Karekin II.

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Monday, 17 March 2008

AGBU Sponsors Next Generation of Chess Champions in Armenia

The Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) has made a donation of $20,000 USD in support of the Second Republican Interschool Chess Championship project. This project is the initiative of the Armenian Chess Federation under the auspices of the Republic of Armenia's Ministry of Education and Science.
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