On May 25, the Tumo Center for Creative Technologies, a state-of-the-art facility that offers Armenian youth access to learning resources, digital media, and leading professionals in the fields of media and technology, opened a new location in Gyumri.

‘TUMO x AGBU’ Partnership Takes Off in Gyumri

New center offers free afterschool learning environment to help equip youth with skills for future employment in the media and creative industries On May 25, Tumo Center for Creative Technologies expanded its reach and opened in Gyumri. Inaugurated by President Serge Sarkisian, the center is the [more...]

June 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

'Time is running out for Tavush.'

Oxfam and One Armenia Team Up to Lift Lives in Tavush

Campaign Target Date Set for June 29 We live in a world today where development is purported to hinge on services and technological innovation. To be competitive in the global economy, countries are told they must enter the information age and develop sectors such as IT. This penchant for progress [more...]

June 17, 2015 // 2 Comments

ATP provided fruit and nut trees to 200 families in the Kashatagh region of Artsakh including 34 Syrian-Armenian families who settled there recently.

ATP Provides Fruit Trees for Syrian-Armenian Refugees in Artsakh

YEREVAN—The ongoing civil war in Syria has had a negative impact on its entire population, and its 80,000 Syrian-Armenians are no exception. Since 2011, a large number of Syrian-Armenian refugees have moved to Armenia not only because it is their ancestral homeland but also because its migration [more...]

June 16, 2015 // 1 Comment

The Khachmach community center

Hayastan All-Armenian Fund Unveils Community Centers in Artsakh

Delegation Visits Project Sites in Tavush YEREVAN—The Hayastan All-Armenian Fund delegation, led by Executive Director Ara Vardanyan and comprising trustees, representatives of affiliates worldwide, benefactors, and associates, visited Artsakh’s (Nagorno-Karabagh) Askeran region on May 22 to [more...]

June 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

ATP planted another 58,200 trees at 134 sites this spring; volunteers are pictured here planting in the community of Aragyugh for Earth Day.

No Spring Break for ATP: Another 58,000 Trees Planted in Armenia

YEREVAN—There was no “spring break” for Armenia Tree Project (ATP). Over the past month, another 58,200 trees were planted, including 4,900 fruit trees. This brings the total number of trees planted to 4,781,520 since 1994. Plantings were undertaken at 134 locations, including churches, [more...]

May 18, 2015 // 3 Comments

Rendering of the renovated music classroom

Yerevan’s Tchaikovsky Music School Undergoes Extreme Makeover

Just blocks from the Yerevan Opera Theater stands another cultural institution—the Tchaikovsky Secondary Music School—that reflects the world-class musical talent that Armenia has produced over many decades. And yet, for all the brilliance emanating from the Tchaikovsky School, the walls, [more...]

May 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Dozens of volunteers from local partner organizations joined ATP to clean up trash along the Yerevan Children’s Railway as part of a series of Earth Day activities in Armenia.

Coalition of Businesses and Organizations Unite for Earth Day Cleanup

YEREVAN—On Sat., April 18, Armenia Tree Project (ATP) organized a large-scale trash cleanup at Yerevan Children’s Railway and the adjacent river banks along the Hrazdan River. The cleanup is one in a series of events being organized in Armenia as part of the global Earth Day movement. Dozens of [more...]

May 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

The 100-dram denominated silver commemorative coin dedicated to the Centennial observance of the 1915 Armenian Genocide

1915 Genocide Centennial Coin

By L. A. Saryan The Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia issued a 100-dram denominated silver commemorative coin dedicated to the Centennial observance of the 1915 Armenian Genocide, according to an announcement from the public relations department at the Central Bank dated Feb. 27. The coin [more...]

April 23, 2015 // 2 Comments

Spring means tree planting in Armenia; in this photo, Byblos Bank employees and their families joined ATP to plant trees on the campus of American University of Armenia.

ATP Planning Series of Programs as Part of Global Earth Day Movement

YEREVAN—Earth Day marks the anniversary of what many consider to be the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Since spring is one of the brightest and most productive seasons for Armenia Tree Project (ATP), April is often referred to as “Earth Month” in Armenia. “We call this [more...]

April 6, 2015 // 1 Comment

The “100 Years, 100 Facts” project is a joint initiative by Seferian and friend Lena Adishian.

‘100 Years, 100 Facts Project’ Charges Ahead in Turkish

The 100 Years, 100 Facts Project ( has launched the Turkish version of its website, “100 Yıl, 100 Gerçek” (, raising the total number of languages to six. The year-long online educational initiative was first translated into Portuguese [more...]

April 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

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