ATP Expands Green Landscapes with 87,724 More Trees and a New Park

YEREVAN—This spring, Armenia Tree Project (ATP) planted another 87,724 trees at 113 sites across the country and established a new public park in Ashtarak. Students from New Jersey’s Hovnanian School and Yerevan’s European Schoolplanting trees together in a new public park established [more...]

June 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Former Artsakh Defense Minister’s Criminal Charges Reduced

YEREVAN (A.W.)— Armenian law enforcement authorities have reduced the criminal charges against former Artsakh Defense Minister and Army Commander Samvel Babayan, who was arrested in March. Samvel Babayan (Photo: Photolure) On June 20, Babayan’s lawyer Avetis Kalashyan revealed that he no longer [more...]

June 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Major Reforms Promised in New Armenian Government Program

YEREVAN (A.W.)—An extraordinary Cabinet meeting was held in Yerevan on June 19, during which a new government program (2017-2022) was introduced and approved. A scene from the June 19 Cabinet meeting (Photo: Press Office of the Government of Armenia) According to a press statement released by [more...]

June 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Construction of TUMO Gyumri Begins

GYUMRI, Armenia—The construction for the future TUMO Gyumri center, located at the city’s historic first theater, was launched earlier this month in a special ceremony. A rendering of the TUMO Gyumri center (Photo: TUMO) Present at the event were the city’s Deputy Mayor, other government [more...]

June 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Remembering Bash Aparan and Building a Green Sustainable Armenia

  WOBURN, Mass.—Last month Armenian communities around the world commemorated the 99th anniversary of the battle of Bash Aparan. On May 21, 1918, an Ottoman Turkish division attacked Armenian forces at Bash Aparan, with the intent of pushing towards Yerevan. After three days of fierce [more...]

June 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

ONEArmenia Launches Project to Support Local Grape Farmers

  YEREVAN—Wine has been produced in Armenia for millennia, as evidenced by one extraordinary cave nestled alongside the Arpa river running through Vayots Dzor Province. In recent years, the industry has flourished and Armenian wines have gained international recognition. However, the average [more...]

June 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

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