September 28 marks the International Safe Abortion Day. A discussion entitled “Instances of Abortion in Armenia: Presentation of Report” was held at Media Center with the participation of Violeta Zopunyan, Chairman of “Center for Rights Development” NGO, Zaruhi Batoyan, Chairman of “Disability info” NGO, Anush Poghosyan, Project Coordinator of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights at “Women's Resource Center” NGO.
The press conference of H.E. Edson Marinho Duarte Monteiro, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Brazil in Armenia, was held at Media Center on September 8. The press conference was on the occasion of Independence Day of Brazil that is celebrated on September 7.
Changes related to the types and proportions of food in penitentiary institutions (penitentiaries), which came into force օn June 10, 2017, will not resolve the issue of food quality as the observers conducting public oversight in penitentiary institutions believe.
Environmentalists alarm that 100 million cubic meters of water from Lake Sevan will endanger the ecosystem of Sevan, while representatives of the Armenian government insist that only way to solve 130,000 farmers’ irrigation problems is additional water release from Lake Sevan.
Based on the “Monitoring Results of Abuse of Administrative Resources and Other Election Violations during the Parliamentary Elections” during the Armenian Parliamentary Elections in 2017, the cases of election bribes were the most.
Media Center held a press conference devoted to the opening of solo exhibition titled “Paper-Hand and Mind: Narrations in Art” by Swiss Artist Therese Weber at the National Gallery of Armenia on June 15.