The authors of “The Three Stories of Galicia” have a 300 hours’ footage from Western Ukraine and Eastern Poland. It includes 12 stories which could have become a film, but the filmmakers chose only three.
Shant Harutyunyan acted in the frames of Universal Declaration of Human Rights and realized every citizen’s right of rebellion, Chairman of Helsinki Citizens' Assembly-Vanadzor Artur Sakunts claimed at the discussion held at the Media Center on November 8.
“The European Union hasn't closed its doors and is open for Armenia”, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Armenia Henry Reynaud said during the press conference at the Media Center.
From April 1, 2014 two international organizations that have won the competition announced by Yerevan Municipality – Swedish 'Eco Group' and Libyan-based 'Sanitech' – will carry out waste management works in Yerevan.
In the first trimester of the current year there were cases of intolerance towards journalists while covering the civil movements against the transportation fare increase and reconstruction of the “Pak Shuka”.
«Amnesty International calls to respect and protect the right of human rights defenders and journalists to undertake their legitimate work without the fear of harassment,criminal prosecution or other pressure;investigate promptly, effectively and impartially all reports of attacks or threats against human rights defenders, journalists and civil society activists, and identify the perpetrators and bring them to justice», South Caucasus researcher of Amnesty International Europe and Central Asia Program Tural Ahmedzade briefly presented the report at the Media Center via live video call.
The new programme policy of the Public Television has a positive tendency, Yerevan State University Faculty of Journalism lecturer, Candidate of Philological Sciences Astghik Avetisyan said at the Media Center.
Arthur Sakounts and his associates will file a lawsuit to the Administrative Court litigating accordance of Serzh Sarkissian's act of announcement about joining the Customs Union to principles of democracy in Constitution. He didn't exclude that a lawsuit may be filed to the Constitutional Court later.
Armenia gets very little joining the Customs Union while losing sovereignity of economic policy, economist Vahagn Ghazaryan said at the discussion on “Armenia’s Strategic Challenges to Socio-Economic Development” initiated by the “Partnership for Open Society”.
There is a recent tendency in the political life of Georgia indicating that authorities do not cling to power: Mikheil Saakashvili returns the power, Prime Minister Ivanishvili states he is ready to resign, Director of Analytical Centre on Globalization and Regional Cooperation Dr. Stepan Grigoryan shared his observations during the discussion held at the Media Center.
The issue of dog population control in Yerevan is on the right way and the number of stray animals has been reduced in the capital, Alfred Hunanyan, Deputy Head of Trade and Services Department at the Yerevan Municipality said at the Panel Discussion organized at the Media Center.
“One of the questions I had in my mind - what will Serge Sarkissian's announcement on September 3 about joining the Customs Union mean for Armenia's future", British writer, journalist and political commentator Lance Price said at the Press Conference held at the Media Center.