AGBU COMMUNITY WORLDWIDE COMES TOGETHER FOR SYRIAN RELIEF

The past six months have brought an unprecedented wave of support for Syrian Armenians on the part of the global AGBU community. Since 2012, AGBU has raised $3.2 million in support of the AGBU Humanitarian Emergency Relief Fund for Syrian Armenians living both in Syria and restarting their lives abroad. Donations have helped distribute food and aid; provide medical services and equipment; offer educational and children’s programs; and deliver displacement support. Thanks to the generosity of AGBU members and friends, emergency aid has...

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AGBU ARMENIA HOSTS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC’S AWARD-WIINING PHOTOJOURNALIST JOHN STANMEYER (VIDEO MATERIAL)

On March 18, AGBU Armenia HQ hosted a lecture called “Storytelling and Self-Publishing Today” by National Geographic’s famous photographer, World Press Photo 2013 and Robert Capa Golden Medal winner, as well as Emmy nominee John Stanmeyer, who presented his more than two-decade-long experience of working with the world’s leading publications. The 52-year-old American photojournalist who has received a number of awards...

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“ANALYZE THE HISTORY AND BUILD THE FUTURE”. RAYMOND KEVORKIAN LECTURED AT AGBU ARMENIA HEADQUARTERS

On Wednesday, March 2, 2016, AGBU Armenia Headquarters hosted French-Armenian historian, foreign member of Armenia’s National Academy of Sciences, professor of history, former director of AGBU Nubarian Library in Paris Raymond Kevorkian, who delivered a lecture called “Analyze the History and Build the Future: The Example of Genocide Studies” for an audience of over 200 people. In his opening speech AGBU Armenia Deputy Director Hovig Eordekian presented a summary of Rayomd Kevorkian’s activities in the field of historical studies...

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SUPREME SPIRITUAL COUNCIL MEETING IN MOTHER SEE OF HOLY ETCHMIADZIN

On February 16-18 under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, a Supreme Spiritual Council meeting was held in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The meeting was opened with the Lord’s Prayer. The Catholicos of All Armenians offered his blessings to the participants, wishing them a productive meeting. His Holiness also expressed his appreciation to the members for the dedicated service to the Armenian Church. His Holiness also expressed joy for the presence of Mr. Berge Setrakian, AGBU President, and stressed with satisfaction...

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ARMENIAN GENERAL BENEVOLENT UNION ANNOUNCES INITIAL STEPS TOWARDS AMBITIOUS TRANSFORMATION

Encouraged by the strength and support shown by Armenians worldwide during the Armenian Genocide centenary commemorations in 2015, and following two years of detailed analysis, consideration and preparation, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) announced today its plan to launch a bold program to transform and expand its mission. Since its founding 110 years ago, this global institution has acted as the largest philanthropic entity to protect and preserve...

 

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