John M. Evans
U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, "Report from Armenia, 2004"
Event Date: February 22, 2005
John M. Evans, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, presented “Report from Armenia, 2004,”on Tuesday,
February 22, 2005 at the Library of Congress. The event was sponsored by the Library of Congress
Armenian Seminar series of the Near East Section, African and Middle Eastern Division. Robin Philips,
USAID/Armenia Director, added remarks on the situation in Armenia since he became the US representative in 2004.
Mr. Evans studied history both at Yale University and Columbia University before entering the foreign service.
His role in coordinating the American response to the Armenian earthquake of 1988 earned him a medal and
statement of appreciation from the Armenian government of that time.
Robin Philips, a senior Foreign Service Officer, has been with the USAID since 1984. USAID/Armenia’s sixth
Mission Director directs a $50+ million-per year economic program whose aim is to provide support in economic,
democratic, and social sector reforms.