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The USAID Tax Reform Project Marked Successful Completion
December 29, 2016

For the past four years USAID has been working with the Ministry of Finance to transform Armenia’s tax regulations and the administration of the tax code to ensure increased transparency.

Lithuanian expert speaks at the “Tvapatum Investigation: Media Against Corruption” media conference in Yerevan.
December 6, 2016

As we look ahead to the International Anti-Corruption Day, marked annually on December 9, more than 100 Armenian media professionals and students will hear about cutting-edge technology for investigative reporting to help expose and combat corruption thanks to a three-day media conference in Yerevan with 16 respected experts from around the globe.

IBM, USAID, Armenian Partners Unveil ISTC in Yerevan
November 10, 2016

The Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center (ISTC), which has been supporting the development of Armenia’s IT sector since 2014, opened its new home on Thursday, November 10, welcoming its first guests to its new 1,000 square-meter state-of-the-art premises on the Yerevan State University Campus.

USAID PRIP partner group photo
November 10, 2016

More than 700,000 Armenians have access to an improved social safety net thanks to the USAID-funded Pension Reform Implementation Program (PRIP), which marked the completion of its activities on November 9. The four-year program worked with the Government of Armenia and local partners to make the country’s social protection system more efficient, transparent, and financially stable.

October 5, 2016

In early 2016, the USAID-funded LIFE program teamed up with the Municipality of Spitak and the Spitak Farmer NGO to establish a social enterprise and an Eco Greenhouse in the town. The greenhouse was not only going to help with the community’s local needs. The project was going to create jobs and new aspirations for Spitak’s most vulnerable people, including persons with disabilities.