The Institution of City Council Is Well-Established despite the Mayor’s Dominant Position
January 14, 12:00

Though the institution of city council is already well-established, it fails to fully balance and monitor the city mayor’s activities.

Official statistics indirectly state the given fact: in 2014 the city administration initiated 90 percent of projects, with 10 percent being proposed by the City Council.  

The Media Center held a panel discussion on the activities of Yerevan City Council in 2014. The panelists included: Natalya Lapauri, Member of the Republican Party of Armenia Factionof Yerevan City Council; Tamara Poghosyan, Head of the Prosperous Armenia Faction of Yerevan City Council; Anahit Bakhshyan, Head of the Barev Yerevan Faction of Yerevan City Council; Gagik Baghdasaryan,Advisor to Yerevan Mayor; Arthur Drampyan, local governance expert;and Vardan GeravetyanMember of the Our City Initiative.

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