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Gas tariff impact on small and medium Business
21.01.2014
12:00
“An increase in the price of gas has led to a decrease in the number of greenhouses in Armenia”, said head of Greenhouse Association Research Center, Poghos Gevorgyan, during s discussion at the Media Center.
Rally against the Mandatory Funded Pension System
18.01.2014
13:00
"I urge all citizens who are not indifferent to join us in our fight against the enactment of unconstitutional laws, for the sake of the Republic of Armenia. Don't be afraid to protest. Don't be afraid to fight for your rights!" exhorted David Manukyan, member of the 'Dem Em!' Initiative, at the Media Center hosted press conference.
Pension Reform: Secure or Endangered Old Age
16.01.2014
17:00
A television discussion, entitled “Pension Reform: Secure or Endangered Old Age” was held at the Media Center on the eve of the January 18 demonstration against the legislative reform.
Gas Agreement Between Armenia and Russia.
26.12.2013
12:00
A special open session of the National Assembly’s Accounting Committee was held today, at 15:00.The first issue on the agenda was the legality of the December 23 voting on the agreement on the purchase and sale terms of shares of ArmRosGazprom CJSC and its further activities. The government officials have been notified about the results of the session.
Laws of the gangland continue to effectively function in the criminal-executive institutions
25.12.2013
13:00
Laws of the gangland continue to effectively function in the criminal-executive institutions (CEI): “criminal” laws prevail over Armenian regulatory legal acts. Robert Revazyan, head of the monitoring group of public control over criminal-executive institutions and bodies under the Ministry of Justice, has come to this conclusion during his daily activity.
The Problems of Imprisoned Women in Armenia
20.12.2013
17:25
In Armenia every eighth out of ten imprisoned women is a mother, and these women face problems with seeing their children. Imprisonment has a worse impact on women than on men. 80% of imprisoned women face psychic disorders; they are more frequently stigmatized than men. Besides, husbands of imprisoned women pay them less visits in places of detention than women do.
Protection of Human Rights in Armenia
19.12.2013
12:00
“Of course, the judicial system is catastrophic, but I would put the Police in the first place this year. When Vova Gasparyan took the position, he acted as Messiah in front of the people, whereas in reality we were the witnesses of all that violent incidents”, Janna Alexanyan, head of the “Journalists for Human Rights” NGO, thinks the situation of human rights in 2013 was.
Fasten Your Seatbelts: Hackathon[YAN] Flight 2013 Kick Off
17.12.2013
12:00
“Pack up your suitcases with unique ideas and come to Zvartnots International Airport, not for departure, but a big inspirational Flight, head of Public Journalism Club and coorganizer of Hackathon[YAN] 2013 Seda Muradyan called on the participants of the contest.
The Only Solution to Armenia’s Security Issue Is Its Sovereignty
16.12.2013
11:00
‘The only solution to Armenia’s security issue is our sovereign state, national army and democratic governance system,’ noted ZaruhiPostanjyan, head of ‘Heritage’ parliamentary faction, at the Media Center hosted panel discussion entitled ‘Life after Vilnius: Challenges and Implicit Future Opportunities’.
"In 2014 all the families that were left without homes in Shirak after the disastrous earthquake will be provided with apartments"
12.12.2013
17:00
“It will be possible to provide all the families that were left without homes in Shirak after the disastrous earthquake will be provided with apartments only in 2014”, promised Albert Margaryan, head of the Urban Development Department of Shirak Regional Administration during the debate entitled “The Earthquake: 25 Years After” organized on December 12.
Iran is Ready to Sell Gas to Armenia at Below-international Price
06.12.2013
11:00
Iran applies international prices to gas exported to many countries, however, other prices are possible for neighbor, friendly countries, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Armenia Mohammad Reisi stated at the press conference held at the Media Center.
Retrospective on Vilnius Summit
04.12.2013
12:00
Armenia was ignored at Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum since Ukraine was in the foci of the event. This was the impression of Armenian participants attending the Forum, who recently returned from Vilnius.
Clashes between the Police and Activists
03.12.2013
12:30
‘Taking people to an unknown place in a simple car, without uniforms is kidnapping. Hitting the jaw and beating a whole minute is not typical of a police officer, this behavior is specific to a group of people working for a particular person.
Armenia has recorded improvement in the Corruption Perception Index Table
03.12.2013
11:00
Armenian Public Sector ranked 36 in the 2013 Corruption Perceptions Index. The score indicated a slight improvement from last year (last year's score was 34).
Eminent Domain: Clash of Opinions
29.11.2013
12:00
The Media Center hosted a panel discussion entitled “Eminent Domain: Long-lasting Issues and Legal Procedures”. The panelists included Sedrak Baghdasaryan, head of ‘Victims of State Needs’ NGO; Artur Grigoryan, lawyer; Ashot Abrahamyan, representative of ‘Soglasie Armenia’ LLC, lawyer.
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