Month: March 2016

Uplifting Women from Poverty ARS CSW Presentation In New York

The Armenian Relief Society Inc. (ARS) in collaboration with the Mission of Armenia to the UN held a side event during the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) entitled, “Uplifting Women from Poverty Through Partnerships” on March 14, 2016, at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York City, NY. The side event was […]

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March 8, 2016 -International Women Day

This “Day”, started since more than a century ago, on every March 8, has brought together women of the civilized world to raise their voices collectively, under one banner, in demand of equal rights. Thus, in New York City, six years before World War I, in March, 1908, around 1,500 placard-bearing women were marching for […]

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ARS Participates at the 54th Session of the UN CSocD in New York

The 54th session of the Commission on Social Development (CSocD) took place from Feb. 3-12 at the United Nations (U.N.) Headquarters in New York. The priority theme for the session—”Rethinking and Strengthening Social Development in the Contemporary World”—aimed to identify new opportunities for sustainable development and provide concrete, forward-looking policy recommendations. It also articulated key […]

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EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR LEBANON

The economic crisis and the political instability in Lebanon have taken an evident toll on the Lebanese-Armenian community.

The Central Executive Board has been closely monitoring the developments since October of 2019 and has already sent $15,000 to the Armenian Relief Cross of Lebanon to ensure that services remain uninterrupted.

We call on the community to join our efforts for this emergency appeal and help us extend our healing hands to our compatriots to help bring a smile to the children, teenagers, and the elderly.

Donations will be distributed to 3 Programs (Hope Packages, Care Support, and the Hot Meal Program).

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