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Here are our stories and news items from previous years. Please click on each year to read the articles from that year.

Emma and Laila Gevorkjan
Right now the Danish TV viewers are able to watch a new documentary about Mission East in Armenia.
About 80 supporters attended Mission East’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Whit Monday to hear about the results of Mission East’s work in 2006. Speakers included Managing Director Kim Hartzner who explained Mission East’s work for disabled children in Armenia.
For the last four years Mission East has been changing the way that children with learning difficulties experience education in Armenia. Now a new grant will enable this work to be consolidated.  
Map being hung up on the wall of a house
Mission East and Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding forming a strategic partnership in disaster risk reduction activities in Tajikistan.
Mikael Jarnvig together with children in Armenia
The Danish weatherman Mikael Jarnvig, known from TV, has agreed to support Mission East's work because he wants to attract attention to some of the world’s forgotten crises.
Kim Hartzner listening to Sveta´s heart
Managing Director, Dr. Kim Hartzner, visits Vorbasse in Jutland on May 28th to talk about his work with handicapped children in Armenia. Kim Hartzner has lived in Armenia with his wife and three sons since August 2006, heading up the Mission East office there.  
Mikael Jarnvig is the new Mission East embassador
The Danish weatherman Mikael Jarnvig, known from TV, has agreed to support Mission East's work because he wants to attract attention to some of the world’s forgotten crises.
Mission East has identified the Soru Belt area and Humla and Muga districts as having the most critical needs within the Karnali zone. We hope to find ourselves addressing urgent needs there with new programmes in 2007.
Photo of basic shelter in Karnali region of Nepal
The decade-long conflict between the government and the Maoists in Nepal appears to be over. In November, the two sides signed a peace agreement. An important way to support the peace process is through providing sustainable solutions to the chronic levels of poverty in many parts of Nepal. 
Mission East´s workers with the approval
The approval of the Mission East special ed curricula is a landmark for Armenian children with learning difficulties.
At a reception in Armenia, officially welcoming Managing Director Kim Hartzner to the country, three Armenian ministers expressed their gratitude towards Mission East.  
Kim Hartzner, Managing Director, writes from Armenia, where he has been in charge of the Mission East office since August. The winter is closing in in a country where temperatures can reach minus 20 degrees Celsius.
Kim Hartzner together with his family
Mission East’s Managing Director is moving to Armenia with his family for a year, to lead our programmes there. Armenia was a ‘pioneer’ country for Mission East, early in the organisation’s history.
On 6th April 2006 Mission East signed an important contract with European Commission's Humanitarian Aid Department (ECHO) for a new project in Tajikistan.
Mission East’s Managing Director, Dr Kim Hartzner, returned last week from a trip to Armenia. While there he participated in a press conference to mark the official launch of a new project supporting the rights of disabled children in Armenia.  
 Destroyed houses in Pakistan
Mission East is supporting the International aid organisation Medair to help the survivors from the earthquake in Pakistan.