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GLOBE Welcomes New Partnering Country: Republic of Armenia
In June, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Armenia Lynne Tracy met with the Acting Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports (ESCS) Vahram Dumanyan; ESCS Deputy Minister Arthur Martirosyan; the newly appointed United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Armenia Mission Director John Allelo; and Officer of the U.S. Embassy in Armenia on political and economic issues Oleg Sokola in order to welcome the Republic of Armenia to the GLOBE community.
In an announcement issued by the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Republic of Armenia, the Acting Minister expressed confidence that GLOBE, being an international scientific and educational environmental program, will encourage Armenian students and scientists to study the world environment and that this agreement will contribute to the implementation of new joint initiatives, thereby contributing to the development of technological education in the Republic of Armenia.
Acting Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports Vahram Dumanyan and U.S. Ambassador Lynne Tracy congratulate Armenia for joining the GLOBE family of nations, at the gathering pictured below.
The Republic of Armenia is the 126th country to participate in The GLOBE Program. “We look forward to Armenia building a strong program in science and education, with the support of the GLOBE Implementation Office (GIO) here in the United States and GLOBE’s Europe and Eurasia Regional Coordination Office in the Czech Republic,” GIO Director Dr. Tony Murphy said. “A big welcome from the GLOBE family of nations, Armenia!"
To view the Ministry statement in its entirety, click here.News origin: GLOBE Implementation Office