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Massachusetts honors Armenian Genocide victims in State House ceremony

Dr. Noubar Afeyan pictured during his remarks (Photo: Kenneth Martin) "Armenian weekly"- Martyrs and survivors of the Armenian Genocide were honored under the golden dome of the Massachusetts State House last week during the 104th annual commemor...

Unveiling Sara Corning Statue And Other Events In September In Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Yarmouth County's Sara Corning will be focus of activities that will take place Sept. 13-15 in Yarmouth, including the unveiling of a statue of Corning, writes Eric Bourque on Yarmouth County Vanguard website. ………… A weekend of ...

UN adopts Resolution tabled by Armenia on cooperation with the International Organization of la Francophonie

On 15 April, the United Nations General Assembly adopted by consensus resolution “Cooperation between the United Nations and the International Organization of la Francophonie” tabled by Armenia currently holding presidency in the Summit of la ...
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ANCC Testifies at Justice Committee on Online Hate

OTTAWA - On Thursday, April 11, 2019, Shahen Mirakian, president of the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC), testified at the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights regarding the committee's ongoing study on how to ...

Spanish city of Burgos recognizes the Armenian Genocide

(Armradio)- The City Council of Burgos, Spain, has unanimously adopted a motion submitted by the Ararat Armenian Union on the recognition of the Armenian genocide. Burgos thus becomes the 34th municipality in Spain to recognize the Armenian ...

Italian Parliament approves motion on Armenian Genocide recognition

(Armradio)- The Italian Parliament (Chamber of Deputies) today aproved a bipartisan motion that commits the government to "officially recognize the Armenian genocide and give it international resonance." The motion passed with 382 votes in ...

President Sarkissian Urges Gulbenkian Foundation to Expand Projects in Armenia

LISBON—Armenia’s President Armen Sarkissian on Tuesday visited the Calouste Gulbenkian, where he urged the organization’s leaders to expand their projects in Armenia. Noting that his previous visit to Gulbenkian was 15 years ago, Sarkissian ...
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Statement by Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism Pablo Rodriguez on Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month

Today, in Canada, we honour the memory of the victims of genocide. Throughout history, the world has been afflicted by too many genocides—including the Holocaust, the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, the Ukrainian Holodomor, the Armenian ...

Schiff, Bilirakis Introduce Armenian Genocide Resolution

New Armenian Genocide Resolution Locks-In Official Recognition, Rejects Turkey’s Denial, Encourages Public Education. Representatives Schiff and Bilirakis joined by over 70 U.S. House Colleagues in Launching New ANCA-Backed Bipartisan Resolution...

Minister of Small Businesses and Export Promotion Mary Ng Visits Armenian Community Centre

ANCC and ACC leaders with minister Mary Ng, March 28, Toronto. On March 28, Mary Ng, Minister of Small Businesses and Export Promotion and MP for Markham-Thornhill, visited the Armenian Community Centre of Toronto for a special meet and greet with ...