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March 10, 2015

Armenian Leaders Establish Rights Award to Commemorate Centenary of Genocide

“The humanity, generosity, strength and sacrifice shown by those who saved so many Armenians compels us to tell these stories,” said Ruben Vardanyan, an Armenian investment banker and philanthropist who grew up in Russia and is a co-sponsor of the commemoration…

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March 10, 2015

George Clooney joins ‪Armenian Genocide‬ centennial efforts

Leaders in the Armenian diaspora, preparing to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, have collaborated with Hollywood celebrities and human rights advocates to create a prize to be awarded annually to those who put themselves at…

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March 09, 2015

Launch of new project 100 LIVES dedicated to humanism to be announced soon

CEO of Initiatives for Development of Armenia (IDeA) Foundation Armen Gevorgyan’s interview with Armenpress News Agency.

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January 05, 2015

Ruben Vardanian, former Troika Dialog CEO: a grumbling optimist

He is planning a project to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1915 Armenian genocide by paying tribute to the people and organisations that helped to save Armenian lives.

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December 24, 2014

Ruben Vardanyan acts in Armenia by “bottom-up” not “top-down” principle

It’s really very interesting to understand how a country or region may develop irrespective of what is happening on the political level”, noted the philanthropist.

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November 14, 2014

John Puddefoot introduces plans of teaching Armenian at UWC Dilijan College

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November 14, 2014

Donors allot USD 1.5mln for 22 students from Armenia studying in UWC system

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November 05, 2014

Artak Melkonyan: "Tatev became one of the most popular spots on Armenia's map"

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October 14, 2014

GeoProMining congratulates IDeA Foundation on successful implementation of educational project in Dilijan, Armenia

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June 06, 2014

Ruben Vardanyan: Armenia has all chances to find its niche and cope with challenges

In an exclusive interview with ARKA news agency the well-known Russia-based businessman and philanthropist of Armenian origin, Ruben Vardanyan, speaks about his programs in his homeland and Nagorno-Karabakh, and also about the problems facing the economies…

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