YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–The annual assembly of the American Eurasia Foundation will take place in Yerevan Thursday and Friday.
The Foundation was established in 1993 on funds provided by the USAID–in order to contribute to the development of private entrepreneurship in former USSR countries.
As reported by the Yerevan office of Eurasia–the assembly will be attended by 40 representatives of offices in Washington–Moscow–Saratov–Vladivostok–Tashkent–Kiev and Yerevan. In particular–the assembly will discuss the results of realization of a $50 million grant–report on the credit program of small enterprises of Armenia.
The assembly will be chaired by newly-elected chairman of the Foundation Charles Meins–who will meet with high-ranking officials of Armenia during his three-day visit to the Republic. The working group led by him will visit Armenia’s enterprises which received gran’s (educational establishmen’s–public organizations–press-centers–other enterprises).
The Foundation has 12 offices in all CIS republics. For four years the Armenian office has implemented some 80 programs for a total of 2 million dollars.