Dec 5, 2019

Senate Opposition Growing to Trump/Erdogan Veto on Armenian Genocide Resolution
Senators Menendez and Cruz continue pressing for passage of S.Res.150; Senator Kevin Cramer Blocks “Unanimous Consent” Request

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer Reiterates Support for Passage of Armenian Genocide Resolution

Dec 3, 2019

ANCA Demands End to Azerbaijan’s Trade Benefits
In Statement to USTR, the ANCA Cites Baku’s Blockade of Armenia, Sanctuary for Safarov, and Visa Restrictions on Ethnic Armenians

Nov 21, 2019

Bipartisan Pressure Mounts for Senate Vote on Armenian Genocide Resolution
Senator David Perdue Enforces Erdogan’s Veto, Objects to “Unanimous Consent” Request to Pass S.Res.150

Nov 20, 2019

ANCA Supports Congressional Armenian Caucus Campaign to Restore U.S. Military Aid Parity to Armenia and Azerbaijan
Representatives Pallone, Speier, and Schiff Caution that Imbalance in Security Aid Undermines U.S. Influence in the Region

Nov 20, 2019

Washington, DC Policy Careers, Internships Spotlighted During ANCA New England Campus Tour
ANCA’s Sipan Ohannesian Shares Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway Success Stories; Winter, 2020 Application Deadline Extended to November 25th

Nov 14, 2019

Senator Menendez Calls for Immediate Passage of Armenian Genocide Resolution
Senator Graham, Enforcing Erdogan’s Veto, Blocks Overwhelming Senate Majority from Passing S.Res.150

Nov 13, 2019

Senate and House Leaders Slam Turkey’s Abuses At Home, Aggression Abroad on Eve of Erdogan-Trump White House Meeting
ANCA Welcomes Calls for Immediate Senate Passage of Turkey Sanctions; Defense of First Amendment Protections for Americans

Nov 11, 2019

ANCA Leading Coalition Protest Of Erdogan-Trump White House Meeting
Chairman Engel Leads Bi-Partisan Congressional Call to Rescind Erdogan Invitation; Rep. Cheney Rallies for First Amendment Rights of anti-Erdogan Protesters

Nov 7, 2019

Senator Menendez Calls for Immediate Passage of Armenian Genocide Resolution, Turkey Sanctions
 Senate Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Risch Announces Delay in Committee Consideration on Eve of Erdogan Visit; ANCA Continues Nationwide Campaign for S.Res.150

Nov 4, 2019

ANCA Welcomes U.S. Embassy Announcement of $60 Million in Armenia Assistance for 2019
Calls on Ambassador Tracy to Provide Public Accounting of Aid - Broken Down by Sponsoring Agency and Specific Programs

Oct 29, 2019

U.S. House Votes Overwhelmingly to Lock in Armenian Genocide Recognition, Rejecting Turkey’s Denial of This Crime
ANCA Supported Bipartisan Measure (H.Res.296) Integral to Establishing Principled U.S. Policy on the Armenian Genocide

Oct 29, 2019

Armenian Genocide Resolution Clears Key Hurdle to Historic U.S. House Vote on October 29th
ANCA Thanks Rules Committee Chairman, Encourages Continued Advocacy Until the Last Vote is Cast

Oct 28, 2019

U.S. House of Representatives to Cast Landmark Vote Overriding Turkey’s Veto on U.S. Recognition of Armenian Genocide
Bipartisan Measure (H.Res.296) Gains Momentum Following Turkey’s Invasion of Northern Syria

Oct 25, 2019

ANCA Joins Congressional Armenian Caucus in Welcoming U.S. House Vote to Lock in U.S. Recognition of the Armenian Genocide
Launches Nationwide H.Res.296 Congressional Call Campaign via ANCA.ORG/CALL

Oct 22, 2019

Chairman Engel Signals Upcoming House Vote on Armenian Genocide Resolution
ANCA Welcomes House Action to Reject Turkey’s Gag Rule against Honest U.S. Remembrance of the Armenian Genocide

Oct 18, 2019

ANCA Welcomes Reps. Schiff and Bilirakis Latest Call for Passage of Armenian Genocide Resolution (H.Res.296)
Schiff / Bilirakis: “As we confront continuing mass atrocities around the world, and as we work feverishly to restore calm and end the fighting in Northern Syria, Congress’s silence about the Armenian Genocide of a century ago undermines our moral standing.”

Oct 18, 2019

ANCA: Strengthening the U.S.-Armenia Strategic Partnership will Support and Sustain Armenia’s Democratic Progress
Statement to U.S. Helsinki Commission Calls for Forward-Leaning Democracy Assistance; New U.S.-Armenia Tax Treaty, and MCC Education Grant

Oct 15, 2019

ANCA: Override Turkey’s Armenian Genocide Veto
Tougher Congressional Sanctions Needed to Strengthen First Steps Taken by Trump Administration; Take Action at

Oct 8, 2019

ANCA Praises Congresswomen Jackie Speier and Judy Chu for Defying Aliyev’s Artsakh Travel Ban
Artsakh Security and Humanitarian Aid Top Priorities for Visiting Legislators

Oct 2, 2019

Pallone Defends Artsakh De-Mining: “There’s Still More Work to Do”
Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Pledges to Fight for Additional Artsakh Aid

Oct 1, 2019

Pallone: “I Am Here Because I Want to Make It Clear That Artsakh Is a State, a Democratic Nation”
Armenian Caucus Co-Chair’s Legislation, H.Res.190, Takes Aim at Barriers to U.S.-Artsakh Ties

Sep 30, 2019

Reparations Expert Calls for Passage Armenian Genocide Resolution in Capitol Hill Speech
“To recognize the Armenian Genocide is to seek after reparations; and to seek after reparations is, ultimately, to seek after justice.” - Dr. Jermaine McCalpin

Sep 27, 2019

U.S. Senate Panel Backs Increased U.S. Assistance to Armenia
The ANCA Thanks Chairman Graham and Senator Van Hollen for Securing Approval of “Additional Funds” for Armenia’s Democratic and Economic Reforms

Sep 24, 2019

ANCA Capitol Hill Lemkin Lecture to Explore Armenian Genocide Reparations
Dr. Jermaine McCalpin will Speak this Thursday on “Reparations, Recognition and the Armenian Genocide”

Sep 21, 2019

Joe Biden Calls for U.S. Senate and House Passage of Armenian Genocide Resolution
Biden: “I am proud today to support the resolutions now before the House and Senate to officially recognize and establish an ongoing U.S. commemoration of the Armenian Genocide.”

Sep 20, 2019

Joe Biden Calls for Reaffirmation of U.S. Record on the Armenian Genocide
Democratic Presidential Frontrunner Stakes out Position in a Letter to the ANCA

Sep 18, 2019

Armenian Caucus Leaders Appointed to Conference Panel Considering Pro-Peace Sherman and Chu Amendments
Reps. Pallone, Speier, and Schiff will Help Reconcile House and Senate Versions of Major Defense Bill

Sep 18, 2019

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman James Risch Consults with ANCA Idaho
National, Regional, and State Level ANCA Leadership Take Part in Capitol Hill Meeting on Armenian American Policy Priorities

Sep 18, 2019

ANCA Rolls Out Interactive Congressional Hex Maps
New Online Tool Enables Real-time Tracking of Legislative Records

Sep 16, 2019

ANCA Presses U.S. Department of State on Durable, Democratic Peace between Artsakh and Azerbaijan
During Washington, DC Discussions ANCA Advances Policy Priorities: Countering Azerbaijani Aggression, Replacing the Madrid Principles, Implementing Royce-Engel Peace Proposals

Sep 13, 2019

ANCA Partners with In Defense of Christians to Promote Security for Middle East Religious Communities
-- Two-Day National Leadership Conference Features High-Level Congressional and White House Consultations

-- Archbishop Tanielian Leads Prayer for Peace at 6th Annual Solidarity Dinner; Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chairs Gus Bilirakis and Jackie Speier among 2019 IDC Champions

Sep 11, 2019

ANCA Calls on Congressional Leaders to Defend Artsakh Security Provisions; Expand Assistance
Launches Grassroots Letter Campaign at to Address Key Pro-Armenian Appropriations and Defense Measures on the Docket This Week

Aug 29, 2019

ANCA Sponsors In Defense of Christians National Leadership Conference
Sixth Annual Solidarity Dinner and Advocacy Day for Middle East Religious Minorities will Urge Passage of Armenian Genocide Resolution

Aug 21, 2019

ANCA Interns Share Favorite Summer Moments
From Marathon Capitol Hill Advocacy and Deep Policy Dives to Career Development Opportunities, Youth Leaders Remember an Unforgettable Eight Weeks in the Nation’s Capital

Aug 9, 2019

22 U.S. Senators Join 89 Representatives to Reverse Trump Attempt to De-Fund Artsakh Aid
ANCA Thanks Bob Menendez for Leading Senate Drive to Save Artsakh De-Mining

Aug 5, 2019

89 U.S. Representatives Join with ANCA in Fighting Trump Attempt to De-Fund Artsakh Aid
Sen. Bob Menendez Kicks Off Senate Effort to Support Artsakh De-Mining; Visit to take action

Jul 31, 2019

Trump Administration Attacks U.S. Aid Program to Artsakh
-- ANCA Rallies Congressional Support for HALO Trust’s Live-Saving De-Mining Program; Urges for Grassroots Action by visiting

Jul 11, 2019

ANCA Welcomes U.S. House Adoption of Sherman Amendment Blocking Azerbaijan Capability to Act on its Threat to Attack Civilian Aircraft
House approves measure limiting defense transfers that strengthen Baku’s airstrike capabilities against Artsakh’s Stepanakert civilian airport

Jul 11, 2019

ANCA Applauds Overwhelming Bipartisan House Passage of Chu Amendment to Strengthen Artsakh Cease-Fire
Strong Backing for Royce-Engel Peace Proposal Promotes Accountability along the Artsakh Line-of-Contact

Jul 1, 2019

ANCA Welcomes Introduction of Chu Amendment Backing Implementation of Royce-Engel Peace Proposals
Measure Would Support Deployment of Gunfire Locators, Additional Observers, and the Withdrawal of Snipers from the Artsakh Line-of-Contact

Jul 1, 2019

ANCA Launches Maral Melkonian Avetisyan Summer Fellowship
Summer Program Celebrates Youth Leader’s Legacy of Activism; Inspires Service to Homeland and Heritage

Jun 28, 2019

July 15th Deadline for ANCA Career Development Program Applications
Recent Graduates Still Have Time to Apply for the Fall 2019 Session of the Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway Program

Jun 26, 2019

ANCA Rolls Out 2020 Election Questionnaires
Presidential and Congressional Candidate Outreach Part of ANCA Voter Education Campaign

Jun 25, 2019

ANCA Welcomes Introduction of Sherman Amendment on Azerbaijan’s Threats to Shoot Down Civilian Aircraft
Measure would Block U.S. Support for Azerbaijani Military's Airstrike Capabilities

Jun 20, 2019

Rep. Pallone Introduces Resolution Praising the U.S.-Armenia “Strategic Partnership”
Bipartisan Measure Calls for High Level Bilateral Visits, Closer Defense Consultations; and Targeted Trade and Investment Promotion

Jun 19, 2019

U.S. House Passes Cox Amendment on U.S. Aid to Artsakh
Amendment to FY20 Foreign Aid Bill Appropriates Aid for De-Mining and Rehabilitation Services

Jun 19, 2019

U.S. House Passes Speier Amendment Appropriating Additional $40 Million for Armenia
268-152 Vote Reflects Broad Bipartisan Support for Armenia’s Progress on Democracy and Good Governance

Jun 14, 2019

ANCA Calls on Secretary Pompeo to Lift Restrictions on U.S.-Artsakh Dialogue
Letter, Sent on Eve of Armenia-Azerbaijan Meeting in Washington, Seeks Artsakh’s Full Return to Negotiations

Jun 13, 2019

Rep. Cox Leads Fight to Expand U.S. Aid to Artsakh
Amendment to FY20 Foreign Aid Bill Would Appropriate Aid for Artsakh De-Mining and Rehabilitation Services

Jun 13, 2019

Rep. Jackie Speier Rallies Support for Additional $40 Million Appropriation for Armenia
Full U.S. House Set to Vote Next Week on Armenia Democracy Aid Amendment

Jun 13, 2019

Rep. Pallone Challenges Barriers to U.S.-Artsakh Travel and Communication
Engages with House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman during Colloquy on the Floor of the U.S. House

Jun 12, 2019

U.S. House Condemns Turkey over Pending Russian Missile Purchase
ANCA, HALC, IDC Welcome Overwhelming Passage of Bipartisan Measure Banning F-35 Sales to Ankara

May 23, 2019

Ankara’s Allies Turn on Erdogan as House Foreign Affairs Committee Votes to Block F-35 Sale to Turkey
Congressional Turkey Caucus Co-Chairs Call Erdogan’s Pending Purchase of S-400 Rockets “Damaging” and “Dangerous”

May 21, 2019

ANCA Rapid Responder Program Registers Strong First Quarter 2019 Growth
Encouraging Early Start Sets Expectations for Record Year

May 21, 2019

Tereza Yerimyan to Lead ANCA Government Relations Advocacy
Newly appointed ANCA Government Affairs Director will spearhead Armenian American advocacy with Congress and the Administration

May 9, 2019

ANCA Leaders Press Congress to Appropriate Artsakh Aid, Pass Armenian Genocide Resolution, Replace Madrid Principles
His Grace Archbishop Tanielian and ANCA National Board Members Join in Calling for Decisive Congressional Action on Pro-Armenian Issues

May 3, 2019

SURVEY: Make the Case for Non-Stop U.S. to Armenia Flights
Your LAX2EVN.ORG survey response will let airlines know the time has come for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Yerevan

Apr 24, 2019

President Trump Doubles Down on “Turkey First” Armenian Genocide Policy
Annual Commemorative Statement again Fails to Properly Characterize Armenian Genocide

Apr 15, 2019

Senator Menendez Presses U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Nominee on U.S. Armenian Genocide Policy
Senate Foreign Relations Committee members reiterate threats to impose sanctions, block F-35 sale if Erdogan completes Russian S-400 missile purchase

Apr 12, 2019

Expanding U.S.-Armenia Ties, Removing Barriers to Artsakh Dialogue Among Key Issues Discussed during ANCA Talks with State Department Official
ANCA Chairman advances 360-degree community priorities during two-days of meetings in nation’s capital

Apr 10, 2019

At Capitol Hill Remembrance, U.S. Legislators Press for Adoption of Armenian Genocide Resolution
ANCA Backs Bipartisan House and Senate Measures Targeting Turkey’s Denial

Apr 10, 2019

Senators Menendez and Cruz Introduce New Armenian Genocide Legislation Targeting Turkey’s Denial
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer among 16 original cosponsors of companion measure to House Armenian Genocide Resolution

Apr 8, 2019

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

Mar 26, 2019

Rep. Pallone: Artsakh is the Epitome of Armenian
-- VIDEO: Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Chats with ANCA about importance of passing the Artsakh Travel and Communication Resolution; Increasing Foreign Aid for Artsakh

Mar 20, 2019

Alabama Becomes 49th U.S. State to Recognize the Armenian Genocide
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey Declares the Month of April as “Genocide Awareness Month”

Mar 20, 2019

ANCA Rising Leaders Travel to Washington DC for Three-Day Career Development and Civic Engagement Initiative
ANCA, AYF and Georgetown ASA Already Gearing Up for 2020 Program

Mar 14, 2019

Armenian Caucus Seeks $70 Million Targeted Aid Package for Artsakh and Armenia
Circulates Congressional ‘Dear Colleague’ Letter Outlining FY2020 Aid Priorities

Mar 12, 2019

ANCA Testifies Before Congress for Robust Artsakh and Armenia Aid
-- Government Affairs Director Raffi Karakashian Calls for Suspension of Military Assistance to Azerbaijan

Mar 11, 2019

Schiff and Bilirakis Rally Support for Sustained U.S. Policy of Official Armenian Genocide Recognition and Remembrance
ANCA-Backed Bipartisan Resolution Affirms that the United States Rejects Efforts to Associate the U.S. Government with Armenian Genocide Denial

Mar 11, 2019

Pallone and Schiff Call for Increased Aid to Armenia and Artsakh
ANCA Government Affairs Director Raffi Karakashian to Testify Tuesday, March 12th on FY2020 Foreign Aid Priorities

Mar 7, 2019

Pallone Resolution Seeks to Break Down Barriers to U.S.-Artsakh Travel, Communication, and Cooperation
-- ANCA Backs Bipartisan Resolution Promoting Direct Dialogue, Strengthening Cease-Fire, and Returning Artsakh to the Peace Process

Mar 5, 2019

HALC and ANCA Welcome End to U.S. GSP Subsidies For Turkish Exports
Trump Administration Decision Impacts Over $1 Billion in Annual Turkish Exports to U.S.

Feb 28, 2019

ANCA’s Raphael Lemkin Policy Lecture Focuses on Transitional Justice as a Response to Genocide
International Association of Genocide Scholars President Dr. Henry Theriault Inaugurates “Capitol Hill Conversations about the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide”

Feb 14, 2019

Congress Puts Brakes on Pending U.S. Arms Sales to Turkey
HALC and ANCA Welcome Broad Bi-Partisan Support for Statutory Restrictions

Feb 13, 2019

ANCA Launches Raphael Lemkin Policy Series on Genocide
Dr. Henry Theriault to Inaugurate Capitol Hill Conversation on Genocide Prevention and Punishment

Feb 12, 2019

Slap on the Wrist for Turkish Lobbyist Caught Laundering Azerbaijani Oil Money for Congressional Junket to Baku
ANCA Urged Public Release of Congressional Ethics Report, Contributing to Justice Department Investigation, Arrest, and Sentencing of Kemal Oksuz

Feb 1, 2019

Registration Open for ANCA ‘Rising Leaders’ Seminar – March 10th-12th in Washington, DC
Armenian University Students: Visit to sign up for 3-Day Interactive Career Development and Civic Engagement Program; Sponsorship Opportunities also available

Jan 30, 2019

Pentagon Praises U.S.-Armenia Military Cooperation
Senior Defense Department Official Addresses Armenian Embassy Celebration of Armenian Army Day

Jan 25, 2019

ANCA Teams up with AYF and Georgetown ASA for ‘Rising Leaders’ Seminar in Washington, DC
March 10-12, 2019: Armenian University Students Traveling to DC for Intensive Career Development and Civic Engagement Program

Jan 17, 2019

Sanctions Relief Removes Obstacle to U.S.-Armenia Aluminum Trade
Armenal Employes 700 in Armenia; Exports to U.S. and Europe Markets

Jan 16, 2019

ANCA Empowers Record Number of Recent Graduates Starting Policy, Political and Media Careers in Washington, DC
Hovig Apo Saghdejian Gateway Program Welcomes Largest-Ever Class of Fellows

Jan 14, 2019

Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act Signed Into Law
Bipartisan Measure Directs the State Department to Provide Training to Foreign Service Officers on Preventing and Responding to Genocide and Other Atrocities

Jan 7, 2019

ANCA Youth Join with Veteran Activists in Welcoming the 116th Congress
Advocates Travel to Washington to Meet with a Broad Cross-Section of the Large and Diverse Incoming Class of New Legislators

Jan 3, 2019

Senate Confirms New Envoys to Armenia and Azerbaijan
Tracy and Litzenberger to Take On South Caucasus U.S. Ambassador Posts in 2019