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Thursday, 18 October 2012

AGBU 87TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY GALA CONCERT

On October19th, as part of the 87th General Assembly of the Armenian General Benevolent Union, a gala concert took place at the Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex attended by RA President Serzh Sargsyan, Catholicos of All Armenians His Holiness Karekin II, RA NA Speaker Hovik Abrahamyan, RA Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan, other government members, representatives of intelligentsia, heads of diplomatic missions, delegates of the AGBU 87th General Assembly, other guests.
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Wednesday, 17 October 2012

HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II JOINS AGBU DELEGATES ON VISIT TO CONSTRUCTION SITE OF NEW HEADQUARTERS

On Wednesday, October 17, AGBU Delegates, in Yerevan for AGBU’s 87th General Assembly, visited the construction site of the new AGBU Building in the heart of downtown Yerevan. His Holiness Karekin II and Yerevan Mayor Taron Margarian were special guests. Deputy Mayor and Chief Architect of Yerevan Narek Sargsyan accompanied the Mayor. In his welcoming remarks, AGBU President Berge Setrakian stated...
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ARMENIAN GENERAL BENEVOLENT UNION Presents the Dorians Concert at TUMO

On the occasion of its 87th General Assembly, the Armenian General Benevolent Union, together with the TUMO Center for Creative Technologies, organized an open air concert of Dorians - one of today’s most famous rock bands in Armenia, on October 17, at the TUMO Center for Creative Technologies (Tumanian Park, Halabian 16). Amazing performances by the TUMO kids – Tumorchestra, Tumo Dance and Tumo Band – with unique combination of music and modern technologies opened the concert. 
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Tuesday, 16 October 2012

ARMENIAN GENERAL BENEVOLENT UNION’S 87TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN ARMENIA (OCTOBER, 2012)

The Central Board of the Armenian General Benevolent Union has the pleasure of informing you that the 87th General Assembly will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2012 in Yerevan, Armenia, as well as the numerous events will be organized surrounding the occasion.
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Monday, 15 October 2012

AGBU Trip to Karabakh Marks Beginning of 87th General Assembly Week in Yerevan

On Sunday, October 14, 2012, Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) delegates and guests, under the leadership of AGBU President Berge Setrakian, departed for a three-day trip to the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh (NKR). There, they became acquainted with NKR's social-economic situation and local AGBU projects, met with public figures, and visited Shushi and Gandzasar.
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Thursday, 27 September 2012

AGBU AUGMENTS MAJOR RELIEF ACTIVITIES TO HELP SYRIAN ARMENIAN COMMUNITY

AGBU Central Board member Vasken Yacoubian’s press conference at AGBU Yerevan office: A press conference was held at the Armenian General Benevolent Union’s office in Yerevan on September 27, 2012, announcing the details of AGBU’s relief efforts for Syrian Armenians. Mr. Vasken Yacoubian, member of AGBU’s Central Board of Directors, and Hovig Eordekian, Interim Director of AGBU Armenian Representation, led the press conference during which Mr. Yacoubian noted several actions already taken by AGBU towards these relief efforts. 
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Thursday, 20 September 2012

AGBU Issues Urgent Appeal to Help the Armenian Community in Syria

With the worsening political turmoil in Syria, AGBU has announced a major fundraising campaign to help the Armenian community there, including Aleppo, Damascus, Homs, Kamishli, and Latakia, as well as other cities with Armenian populations. Months of fighting and instability have left an otherwise lively and prosperous community facing the loss of homes and businesses, with some even suffering personal injuries; fatalities have also been reported.
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Friday, 27 July 2012

20TH JUBILEE GRADUATION CEREMONY AT THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF ARMENIA

The 20th jubilee graduation and commencement ceremony took place at the large auditorium of the American University of Armenia (AUA) on June 23, 2012, with more than 1000 officials, faculty members, students, alumni, parents and guests in attendance, who had come to congratulate and honor this year’s graduates. The Commencement ceremony started with the ceremonial procession of the class of 2012, the President of AUA, the Deans of the Colleges and the faculty, followed by the anthems of the Republic of Armenia and the United States of America.
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AGBU PRESIDENT BERGE SETRAKIAN VISITS ARMENIA Trip builds anticipation for AGBU’s 87th General Assembly to convene in Armenia in October

AGBU President Berge Setrakian visited Armenia from June 16-19, 2012. During his visit, he had the opportunity to meet with RA President HE Serge Sargsyan, HH Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians and RA Diaspora Minister Hranoush Hakobyan. Mr. Setrakian also had the opportunity to visit the site in construction of the future AGBU Center in Yerevan. Mr. Setrakian paid a courtesy visit to RA President HE Serge Sargsyan...
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Monday, 14 May 2012

“Hye Geen” Pregnant Women’s Centers operate in Armenia from 2002 upon the initiative of AGBU Southern California’s “Hay Geen” program.

“Hye Geen” Pregnant Women’s Centers operate in Armenia from 2002 upon the initiative of AGBU Southern California’s “Hay Geen” program. These centers provide consulting and medical assistance to pregnant women in different regions and villages of Armenia. Recently, expanding its activities, AGBU Hye Geen came up with a new initiative of presenting clothes to the socially insecure families, most of which living in extreme poverty. 
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