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“Return of Stolen ‘Vrubel’ Exhibition opened in Yerevan”
14.03.2018
16:00
On March 14, the Yerevan Russian Art Museum hosted opening ceremony of exhibition dedicated to the return of genius painter and Russian modern art patriarch Mikhail Vrubel’s stolen painting ‘Demon and Angel with Tamara’s Soul’ .
“Prime minister's dictatorship or responsible governance?"
13.03.2018
12:00
According to the Constitution of 2015, after April 9 Armenia will shift to parliamentary governance system. The legislative changes in the new system grant the prime minister with fairly comprehensive and influential powers.
New procedure for drug provision in Armenia: restriction of the right to health or improvement of the sector?
07.03.2018
12:00
At the discussion on “New procedure for drug provision in Armenia: restriction of the right to health or improvement of the sector?” hosted by the Media Center on March 7, Anahit Zakharyan, chief child hematologist of the RA MoH, Associate Professor at the Chair of Hematology, YSMU, physician-hematologist at the Hematology Center after R. H.
“Current state and perspectives for education financing in Armenia”
07.03.2018
11:00
At the press release on “Current state and perspectives for education financing in Armenia” hosted by the Media Center on March 7, PhD in Economics and Associate Professor Artak Manukyan presented the findings of the study on educational expenses in recent years by the National Center of Public Policy Research NGO and touched upon education financing issues.
Armenian Media Discourse on the Nation-Army Concept-2017: presentation of survey results
06.03.2018
12:00
From October 10, 2017 to January 10, 2018, the Armenian TV companies pursued a more one-line information policy on “nation-army” topics and the online media ensured diversity of opinions.
"Restrictions on Provision of Information and Journalists’ Activity in Public Agencies"
02.03.2018
12:00
On March 2, the Media Center hosted a press conference on "Restrictions on Provision of Information and Journalists’ Activity in Public Agencies". Speaker Ashot Melikyan, Chairman of the Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression, voiced concern over the recent changes in the sector initiated by the representatives of the authorities.
What prevents detection of persons responsible for ‘March 1’ case?
01.03.2018
13:00
On March 1, the Media Center hosted an interview-conference on ‘What Prevents Detection of persons responsible for March 1 case?’ with Avetik Ishkhanyan, Chairman of the Helsinki Committee of Armenia.
“Unturned page of March 1; are the authorities ready to detect the persons responsible for the murder of 10 civilians?”
01.03.2018
11:00
The public unrests and 24/7 rallies in the Liberty Square with thousands of citizens demanding revision of election results following the presidential elections of February 19, 2008 were suppressed on March 1, 2008 as the authorities used violent force and removed from the Liberty Square the sit-in protesters staying there for the night.
“HIV-positive women and discrimination in Armenia”
21.02.2018
11:00
Women's Empowerment Center NGO members are sure that people well-informed about HIV/AIDS do not discriminate at all against HIV-positive persons.
National Assembly monitoring: monitoring results of the 1st and 2nd sessions of the 6th convocation parliament
15.02.2018
13:00
“An unprecedented number of laws were adopted at the 2nd session of the 6th convocation NA,” stated Lusine Vasilyan, NA Monitoring Program Manager at the press conference hosted by the Media Center on February 15, summing up the findings of the NA monitoring of the 1st and 2nd sessions of the 6th convocation parliament.
“POSSIBLE IMPACT OF US SANCTIONS ON ARMENIA FOR ENGAGING IN MILITARY DEALS WITH RUSSIA”
14.02.2018
12:00
The US Embassy in Yerevan does not deny that in case of engaging in "significant deals" with Russian military industry complex companies, Armenia or any other country may be targeted by the new sanctions.
‘THE FATE OF ZVARTNOTS AIRPORT OLD BUILDING: ASSESSMENT OF THE NEW DRAFT’
08.02.2018
12:00
The draft Master Plan for 2018-2022 presented by the Concessionaire of Zvartnots International Airport and Gyumri Shirak Airport stipulates demolishing the old building of Zvartnots Airport.
Legal appraisal of the CC ruling. closed-door auction and sale of community lands was declared unconstitutional
06.02.2018
12:00
On January 30, 2018 the Constitutional Court granted the claim of the Investigative Journalists; the CC ruling declares unconstitutional the provision of Article 68(6) of the Land Code stating that the auction and sale of community lands must be closed-door.
ECONOMIC PROMISES OF THE RULING FORCES AND THE REALITY: WHAT HAVE THEY PROMISED AND WHAT ARE THEY DOING?
05.02.2018
13:00
“Of course, in 2017 Armenia saw 7.7% growth in economic activity, exports, imports and tax collection, but issues of individual and systemic responsibility especially of high-ranking officials in various links of power still remain unresolved.”
Psychosocial Support in the Field of Oncology in Armenia
05.02.2018
11:00
“In Armenia, there are about 8-10 thousand primary cancer patients annually who need psychosocial service”, stated Liana Safaryan, Oncologist at the Chemotherapy Clinic, YSMU Muratsan Hospital Complex, during the discussion hosted at Media Center on February 5.
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