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Orakarg- Interview. Ambassador of Japan...

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“Grassroots” Cultural Grant ...

The Government of Japan invites to apply for the Grant Assistance for Cultural Grassroots Projects (GCGP), in fiscal year 2017 (April 2017- March 2018). Cultural Grassroots Projects (GCGP) provides nonrefundable financial assistance to support the implementation of cultural and higher education projects. GCGP directly supports the promotion of culture at the grass-roots level and higher education in each country, while also acting as cooperation which encourages understanding of and cultural exchanges with Japan. Such projects can include the procurement, transportation...
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Human Security “Grassroots” ...

The Government of Japan invites to apply for the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Programme, in fiscal year 2017 (April 2017- March 2018). Reflecting the Japanese Government’s strong commitment to uphold the concept of “Human Security”, GGP programme intends to contribute to improvements in various fields including education, health, social welfare, vocational training, as well as other sectors. The overall goal of GGP is to enhance the wellbeing of people at the grassroots level, based on the concept of human...
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Japan Envisages to Provide MES RA with 36 Fire-fighting Trucks and 3 Ladder Trucks

Japan Envisages to Provide MES RA with 3...

On October 7, in the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia the Director of Rescue Service of MES RA, r/s colonel Mushegh Ghazaryan and Senior Adviser of the Chief Director of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Head of Expert Group Hiroyuki Hayashi are going to sign a protocol on the preparatory study of the Armenian-Japanese program on the improvement of fire-fighting-rescue equipment in the Republic of Armenia. As we are informed from the official website of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of RA, the main goal of the grant...
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NHK Documentary “Unknown Wonders” will b...

Armnews will begin the broadcast of NHK Documentary “Unknown Wonders” from April 26, 2017 (Wed) at 17:30. The broadcast of this program became possible thanks to Japan Foundation which in the framework of “Japanese TV Broadcasting Abroad” provided the PanArmenian Media Group with Japanese Program. We expect that the broadcast of this documentary will be a good opportunity for the Armenian people to get interested in Japan. Please watch this program. Documentary  “Unknown Wonders”  (Armenian language) This series introduces various wonders through...
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There was signed the Armenian-Japanese Agreement on the Digitization of the Archive of the Public TV (Video)

There was signed the Armenian-Japanese A...

30 March, 2017 On March 30, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Japan signed a grant agreement “Program for the Improvement of the Equipment Envisaged for the Digitization of Archive Records of the Public TV of Armenia”. In the presence of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandyan, the agreement was signed from the Armenian side by the Minister of Transportation, Communication and Information Technologies of RA Vahan Martirosyan and from the Japanese side by...
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The Archive of the Public TV will be Digitized

The Archive of the Public TV will be Dig...

30/03/2017 On March 30, there was signed a Grant Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Japan, which was signed in the form of Exchange of Notes “Program for the Improvement of the Equipment Envisaged for the Digitization of the Archive Records of the Public TV of Armenia”. The agreement was signed by the Minister of Transportation, Communication and Information Technologies of RA Vahan Martirosyan on behalf of the Government of RA and by the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan in RA Eiji Taguchi from the...
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The Whole Archive of the Public Television will be Available in HD Quality

The Whole Archive of the Public Televisi...

2017-03-21 In the future, the archive materials of the Public Television of Armenia will be available for the wide sections of the population. In the frameworks of the grant provided to Armenia by the Government of Japan, the Public Television will be saturated with the necessary equipment in order to digitize the archive of the television. For years, the issue of the preservation and digitization of the archive has been a main priority for the Public Television as there is a rich national archive on different media storage, especially on films, video cassettes, DVDs and...
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“Plans are being developed in order to restore Such Historical Monuments as the Symbolic Veranda from the Movie “The Tango of Our Childhood”: Gohar Grigoryan

“Plans are being developed in order to r...

On March 2, at the hotel “Silk Road”, with the cooperation of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) there launched in Yerevan a seminar-discussion with the title “The Maintenance of the Armenian Historical and Cultural Heritage and the Role of the Communities there”. The representatives of historical towns of Armenia also took part in it. There were present at the seminar the adviser of the Embassy of Japan in Armenia Sasame Kenichiro, the program design adviser of JICA Uzbekistan office Azuma...
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Armenia SME Report about Japan Aid durin...

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Japan ready to boost ties with Armenia, PM Abe says

Japan ready to boost ties with Armenia, ...

January 31, 2017 PanARMENIAN.Net - Japan is ready to strengthen and develop ties with Armenia in every area of cooperation, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the visiting Armenian parliament speaker Galust Sahakyan. At the meeting, the Prime Minister said that the Armenian-Japanese interparliamentary partnership has been passing through important stages of development in recent years, sure to leave a positive impact on cooperation between the two countries. The Armenian speaker, in turn, expressed hope that the already efficient cooperation will further deepen on...
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MES RA Uses the Experience of Japan: There is Implemented the Landslide Disaster Management Program

MES RA Uses the Experience of Japan: The...

25.01.2017 On January 25, in the frameworks of the program “Landslide Disaster Management in RA” at the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia took place the meeting of the Joint Coordination Committee (JCC), which was headed by the acting Minister of Emergency Situations of RA Haykaram Mkhitaryan and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Republic of Armenia Eiji Taguchi. The goal of the meeting was to present the results of the final assessment of the program “Landslide Disaster Management in the Republic of...
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Safer and More Secure Schools in the Border Communities

Safer and More Secure Schools in the Bor...

27.12.2016 Recently, in the frameworks of a small grant project of Japan International Cooperation Agency, the Department of Population Protection and Organization of Disaster Consequences Liquidation of the Rescue Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of RA carried out an interesting project in two schools of border villages of Berdavan and Kogb of Tavush Region of RA. In order to increase the level of awareness and security of children and employees in the educational institutions, as well as in order to develop their knowledge and skills about emergency...
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Meeting at RA NA Armenia- Japan Friendship Group

Meeting at RA NA Armenia- Japan Friendsh...

31.08.2016 On August 31, the Head of the RA NA Armenia-Japan friendship group Samvel Farmanyan and members of the friendship group met with Seishiro Eto, Chairman of the Japan-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship League within the National Diet of Japan, and its members. Welcoming the guest, Samvel Farmanyan emphasized that Armeniagreatly highlights the continuous development of interparliamentary ties with Japan and in this context added that such mutual visits have pivotal significance in strengthening that relations. Mrs Farmanyan underscored with satisfaction that the...
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Armenia-Japan: New Impetus for the Development of Relations

Armenia-Japan: New Impetus for the Devel...

The RA President Serzh Sargsyan received today delegation headed by the President of the Japan-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship League Seishiro Eto, the press service of the RA President informs. Welcoming the first visit of the delegation to Armenia, the President of Armenia underscored that Japan holds a special role in Armenia’s relations with the countries of East Asia, and our country is striving to develop multifaceted and mutually beneficial cooperation with the friendly Japan. Serzh Sargsyan expressed hope that the visit of the delegation headed by Seishiro Eto...
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The Government of Japan will Continue to...

In the meeting hall of SME DNC Armenia, there took place the session of the coordinating council of SME DNC Armenia and JICA jointly implemented program “Development of Local Production and Promotion of Local Brands – Stage 2”. It was conducted by the First Deputy Minister of Economy of the Republic of Armenia Mr. Garegin Melqonyan and the Executive Director of SME DNC Mr. Levon Mnatsakanyan. From the Japanese side there participated in the session the representative of JICA Uzbekistan office Mr. Murai Hiromitsu, JICA Yerevan office representative Ruzan...
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About the First “Mini Grant Project” in Armenia Carried out by JICA Uzbekistan office

About the First “Mini Grant Projec...

July 4, 2016 In 2015, JICA Uzbekistan office started implementation of  “Mini Grant Projects” program in Armenia. This program is open for all ex-participants of JICA training programs in Japan who are members of JICA Alumni Association of Armenia and in May, the Mini-grant project for 2015 JFY was successfully completed. The first ex-participant which was granted within Mini-grant project was Mr. Vigen Hovhannisyan from Bagratashen village of Tavush region. After conducting of screening process of all mini project proposals Mr. Hovhannisyan’s project...
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On May 25, 2016 A Grant Agreement was signed between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Japan

On May 25, 2016 A Grant Agreement was si...

25.05.2016 On May 25, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia took place the ceremony of signing a grant agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Japan, which was signed in the form of exchanging notes. The above-mentioned agreement was signed by the Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia Mr. Haykaram Mkhitaryan, from the Armenian side and by the Ambassador of Japan to RA Mr. Eiji Taguchi from the Japanese side. The grant is targeted to support the economic and social development...
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Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations: We Will Receive 38 Fire-fighting Trucks from Japan, Part of them will be sent to Gyumri

Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations:...

May 24, 2016– 09:42 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net – On May 23, during the discussion of the budget execution for 2015 at the National Assembly,  the deputy of the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) Sukias Avetisyan asked the Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations Haykaram Mkhitaryan, when the brigades of the fire-fighting service would join Gyumri rescue service, which needed them. “It has already been two years that I am raising this question, but there is no solution. It refers to Gyumri, I have tried to carefully analyze the situation, but we cannot resolve the issue of...
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The visit of the Extraordinary and Pleni...