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[GITC]: Vivacell Presentation standard

GTech students in Armenia received a presentation from Ralph Yirikian, General Manager of VivaCell, a communication firm which has been involved in the development of the telecommunication sector in Armenia.  Mr. Yirikian introduced the company to students and discussed potential future employment opportunities for promising students. The audience consisted of approximately 100 people: GTech pupils and staff, students and instructors from other local universities, local priests and media personnel.  Executive Director Jason Paul Kazarian introduced Mr. Yirikian. During his introduction, Mr. Kazarian discussed new enrollment at GTech.  Mr. Yirikian of VivaCell expressed appreciation for the existence of institutions such as GTech, and the presentation was quite encouraging for all.  FAR’s GTech continuously works to foster relationships with technology firms, creating ...

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[CASP]: Visiting the Syunik Region standard

A delegation of three FAR representatives – Country Deputy Director Margarit Piliposyan, Educational Programs Coordinator Eduard Karapetyan and Press Secretary Levon Lachikyan – visited the Syunik region of Armenia, where 219 children are beneficiaries of CASP.  The purpose of the trip was to meet some of the beneficiary families and to make home visits evaluate children’s living conditions.  FAR’s CASP (Children of Armenia Sponsorship Program) allows donors to provide direct support to Armenian children in need. CASP Beneficiaries Credit : Levon Lachikyan

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[Educational Grant Program]: FAR Announces Recipients of Educational Grant Program standard

In a ceremony held at the Yeghishe Charents hall of Yerevan State University, FAR announced the results of its Educational Grant Program.  This selective program provided 150 students from 12 Armenian universities with recognition and financial support.  These fortunate individuals were selected from a pool of approximately 1400 applicants representing 25 Armenian Universities. During the May 22nd ceremony, FAR Country Director Bagrat Sargsyan congratulated all winners and thanked the program’s founder, Ashot Hayrapetyan (NY), a graduate of Yerevan State University.  FAR’s Educational Grant Program provides talented Armenian students with the financial assistance needed to complete their education, and therefore shape a better future for their country.

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[FAR Health Programs | CME]: Visit to St. Narek Health Center in Vanadzor. standard

On May 12th, FAR’s CME (Continuing Medical Education) Program participants visited the St. Narek Health Center in Vanadzor, capital of the Lori region of Armenia. Many CME Program participants are from the Lori region. During the visit, CME Program participants were familiarized with operation of the CT scanner, a gift from the American chapter of FAR. The trip also included a presentation of the CME program to local doctors, led by FAR Health Programs Coordinator Hambardzum Simonyan. The visit also included presentations delivered by Yerevan State Medical University lecturers, revealing practical approaches to critical medical issues. Magda Yeghiazaryan discussed Infusion therapy, and Narine Mirzoyan presented Rational Antibacterial Therapy. This visit to Vanadzor again evidenced the positive impact of FAR’s CME ...

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[FAR Health Programs | CME]: Visit to St. Narek Health Center in Vanadzor. standard

On May 12th, FAR’s CME (Continuing Medical Education) Program participants visited the St. Narek Health Center in Vanadzor, capital of the Lori region of Armenia. Many CME Program participants are from the Lori region. During the visit, CME Program participants were familiarized with operation of the CT scanner, a gift from the American chapter of FAR. The trip also included a presentation of the CME program to local doctors, led by FAR Health Programs Coordinator Hambardzum Simonyan. The visit also included presentations delivered by Yerevan State Medical University lecturers, revealing practical approaches to critical medical issues. Magda Yeghiazaryan discussed Infusion therapy, and Narine Mirzoyan presented Rational Antibacterial Therapy. This visit to Vanadzor again evidenced the positive impact of FAR’s CME ...

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[FAR New York | FAR Events]: Margaret Ahnert Discusses New Genocide Book in Washington, DC standard

Margaret Ajemian Ahnert, author of The Knock at the Door: A Journey Through the Darkness of the Armenian Genocide, spoke about her book on April 15, 2009 at the Armenian embassy in Washington, DC. Hosted by the Fund for Armenian Relief and the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia to the United States, the author discussed her book with a sizable crowd of friends of the Armenian community, including former U.S. Ambassador to Armenia John Evans. Ahnert was pleased with the attendance and graciousness of both FAR and the Armenian Ambassador to the U.S., Tatoul Markarian. “FAR does wonderful things in Armenia and it is a commendable organization,” said Ahnert. Book signing by Margaret Ahnert ASB360. © 2009 In The ...

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[FAR New York | FAR Events]: Margaret Ahnert Discusses New Genocide Book in Washington, DC standard

Margaret Ajemian Ahnert, author of The Knock at the Door: A Journey Through the Darkness of the Armenian Genocide, spoke about her book on April 15, 2009 at the Armenian embassy in Washington, DC. Hosted by the Fund for Armenian Relief and the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia to the United States, the author discussed her book with a sizable crowd of friends of the Armenian community, including former U.S. Ambassador to Armenia John Evans. Ahnert was pleased with the attendance and graciousness of both FAR and the Armenian Ambassador to the U.S., Tatoul Markarian. “FAR does wonderful things in Armenia and it is a commendable organization,” said Ahnert. Book signing by Margaret Ahnert ASB360. © 2009 In The ...

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