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4th September 2015 Yerevan, Armenia

Leaving Armenia with optimism

On Saturday 5 September I leave Yerevan for the last time.  I’ll be transforming back into a normal person after 3+ years of being driven around (thanks Edik and Aram) with a Union Jack on the car bonnet.  It’s been a privilege to represent Her Majesty’s Government in this young/old nation; to meet such a […]

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15th June 2015 Yerevan, Armenia

Marking 800 years of #MagnaCarta

Today all across the UK and in Embassies around the world we celebrate the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta (latin for ‘Great Charter’).  In 1215, rebellious barons marched on London, fed up with King John constantly raising taxes to pay for his disastrous wars in France.  The barons forced the King […]

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19th November 2014 Yerevan, Armenia

UNSCR 1325 in practice: Women in the military

One of the themes of this year’s NATO week was UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.  On November 13 the MFA hosted a roundtable on Armenia’s approach to UNSCR 1325, with stakeholders from government (MFA, MOD, Ministry of Social Affairs, PM’s office), international organisations and NGOs.  One of the themes of […]

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10th November 2014 Yerevan, Armenia

A week for extraordinary anniversaries

What a week for extraordinary anniversaries.  On November 11, in the UK and the Commonwealth we commemorate Remembrance Day (in the US, Veterans Day) – re  membering the 100 years which have passed since the start of World War 1, and the many lives lost and lives changed forever in the devastating wars of this […]

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20th October 2014 Yerevan, Armenia

Good example of UK-Armenia collaboration in Healthcare

I really enjoyed my visit on Saturday to Armenak & Ann Tadevossian’s medical centre in Kosh, a great example of a UK diaspora project.  This is a newly-built, well-equipped polyclinic which, thanks to the generosity of diaspora and local business donors, runs rehabilitation services for children with disabilities during the week, and offers specialist appointments […]

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4th September 2014 Yerevan, Armenia

Building Stability in an Unpredictable World – the NATO Summit in Wales 4-5 September

Following the terrible events of the last few months – in Ukraine, Libya, Iraq, Syria, Gaza, and ebola in West Africa – describing our world as ‘unpredictable’ no longer seems adequate.  It feels like some of our most basic assumptions –  about civilized nations’ best interests, a Europe finally at peace, and the nature of […]

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12th March 2014 Yerevan, Armenia

Woman who leads with kindness and quiet confidence

Within the framework of the women’s month celebrations, we wanted to underline the many roles which women play in society – but particularly the role of women as leaders.  Ambassador Kathy Leach met Lyudmila Petrova, head of the village Verin Dvin in Ararat Marz. They discussed several topics, from community issues to challenges for women leaders. The village […]

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19th April 2013 Yerevan, Armenia

The way to come to CHANGES

  Our colleagues from the British Embassy posts in Yerevan and Ankara paid visit to both countries to meet with civil society organisations, journalists and junior decision makers in Turkey and Armenia to exchange ideas and explore opportunities for future project cooperation between two countries. Following to the visits Serra Cetin Head of Projects Team […]

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About UK in Armenia

The British Embassy in Yerevan works to develop and sustain bilateral relations between the UK and Armenia. We deal with political, human rights, cultural and economic questions of interest to…

The British Embassy in Yerevan works to develop and sustain bilateral relations between the UK and Armenia. We deal with political, human rights, cultural and economic questions of interest to the UK and Armenia.

We work to improve human rights and good governance, and support various projects to improve this areas. We work closely with the Department of Defence Policy to maintain relations between the UK and Armenia on defence matters. We support UK trade and economy, and develop stronger ties with Armenian commercial sectors.

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