STEPANAKERT, ARTSAKH / WASHINGTON, DC – The Republic of Artsakh’s (Nagorno Karabakh) security, socio-economic growth, and youth empowerment were at the center of the Armenian National Committee of America’s (ANCA) recent working visit to Artsakh, during which three professional staff consulted closely with government officials, humanitarian groups, and civil society leaders regarding the ANCA’s array of pro-Artsakh advocacy initiatives.
ANCA Government Affairs Director Tereza Yerimyan, IT Director Nerses Semerjian, and Programs Director Alex Manoukian were joined by t (more...)
WASHINGTON, DC – After more than three years at her diplomatic post, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, Lynne Tracy, has received a final grade of “F” from the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) for her consistently poor performance across a broad array of diplomatic metrics.
“As I have said previously, the ANCA wants every U.S. Ambassador to Armenia to be successful,” said ANCA Chairman Raffi Hamparian. “Sadly, Ambassador Tracy has compounded her silence during the 44-day war with reckless disregard for over 90,000 displaced Artsakh Armenians and Azerbaijan’s ongo (more...)
-- July 18th: Fall 2022 Application Deadline for ANCA Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway Program
WASHINGTON, DC – Recent graduates interested in starting careers in policy, politics, or media are invited to apply for the fall 2022 session of the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway Program (CGP) – a unique Washington DC job placement program that has helped hundreds of Armenian Americans explore professional opportunities in the nation’s capital.
The Capital Gateway Program offers successful applicants three months of (more...)
-- ANCA Rallies Community, Coalition Partners against Reckless Sale
WASHINGTON, DC – Seven leading U.S. advocacy groups, including the ANCA, have formally asked leaders of the Senate and House Foreign Affairs Committees and Armed Services Committees to reject a reported Biden Administration request to sell 40 F-16 fighters and 80 F-16 modernization kits to Turkey’s dictatorial Erdogan regime.
The advocacy calls came in the wake of a Wall Street Journal report last week that the Biden Administration had officially sought Congressional approval of the sale, despite ongo (more...)
-- ANCA-Backed measure, led by Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Gus Bilirakis, Seeks $10 Million in Funding for Armenian Genocide Education
WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan Congressional support for the Armenian Genocide Education Act (H.R.7555) continues to grow, with 62 U.S. Representatives from across the country cosponsoring the measure spearheaded by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).
The landmark ANCA-backed legislation, introduced on the eve of the international commemoration of t (more...)
-- Raises Potential Violation of U.S. Foreign Agent Registration Act
WASHINGTON, DC – The ANCA has called for a U.S. Department of Justice investigation into Pennsylvania Senate candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz, amid growing alarm over Oz’s links to Turkey’s dictator Recep Erdogan, his dual Turkey – U.S. citizenship, and open association with Armenian Genocide deniers. With the hotly contested May 17 Republican primary just days away, the ANC of Pennsylvania is expanding its grassroots campaign to ensure voters make informed choices at the ballot box.
-- ANCA and Local Leaders Praise Senator’s Record on Armenian American Policy Priorities
MONTEBELLO, CA – On a beautiful evening at the home of Murad and Armine Minasian, Armenian Americans and other key stakeholders gathered to support the election campaign of U.S. Senator Alex Padilla, a champion of Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) policy priorities.
The event for Senator Padilla attracted a broad range of key political stakeholders, including Glendale Mayor Ardy Kassakhian, longtime ANCA supporters and advocates Stepan Boyadjian and Ara Bedrosian, and (more...)