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IDeA Foundation Announces $250,000 Contribution, Fundraising Effort for Syrian-Armenians

[:en]On Oct. 15, The IDeA Foundation announced a $250,000 contribution and the launch of a new fundraising effort for Syrian-Armenians impacted by the civil war there. IDeA (Initiatives for Development of Armenia) Charitable Foundation was ...

ANCA Advocates for Middle East Christians at the White House

[:en]The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) joined in a White House briefing on Oct. 25, between senior Obama Administration officials and leaders of the Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac, Armenian, and Antiochian communities to discuss the ...

The Canadian Museum of Human Rights Premieres New Film in Toronto About Armenian Genocide

In partnership with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), on October 13th, 2016, the Armenian National Committee of Canada co-organized the premiere of the museum’s new film about the Armenian genocide, “Acts of Conscience: Armin T. ...

Conference dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Held in Yerevan

On October 11, the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation was celebrated at the initiative of the RA Ministry of Diaspora. The participants of the event laid flowers near the statue of Calouste Gulbenkian ...

Armenian Genocide Memorial Unveiled in Los Angeles Park

An Armenian Genocide monument was unveiled Saturday at Grand Park during an event, which brought out hundreds of community members and Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich, who has been instrumental in the fruition of the project. Conc...

Armenian Genocide Memorial Forest Of Hope Unveiled By The City Of Markham

A small patch of land, evergreen trees, a memory: the searing pain travelling a century implanted in a park in a suburb in Toronto as a testament of survival and perseverance. The unveiling of the Armenian Genocide Forest of Hope took place ...

AGBU continues to invest in creating generations of talented young Armenians

College-aged students gain valuable experience in Armenia and throughout the diaspora Every year, AGBU offers a spectacular array of programs that not only help Armenian youth prepare for successful careers, but also allow them to become better ...

A Genocide is Not an Accident, it is a Choice:  International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies’ 2016 University Program

“A Genocide is not an accident; it is a choice. It occurs because human beings make it happen and let it happen” said Roger Smith, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies’, in ...

Musa Dagh-Dort Yol-Kessab Volume Released

The 14th volume in the UCLA conference series, ‘Historic Armenian Cities and Provinces’ was released by Mazda Publishers in September 2016 under the title of Armenian Communities of the Northeastern Mediterranean: Musa Dagh - Dort Yol - Kessab. ...

Toronto Armenian community renovates school in Karabakh

With the support of its Toronto affiliate, the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund is implementing a number of renovations at the secondary school of Mataghis, a community in Artsakh’s (Nagorno Karabakh) Martakert region. The three-story campus was ...