On June 6 the Media Center hosted a Panel Discussion on the advocates strike called on June 11 and 12. On the mentioned dates the advocates will not participate in any investigative activities, will not attend the sittings of the court thus expressing their disapproval of the Court of Cassation decisions on the admission of the applications.
On May 31, 11:00 am the Media Center hosted a Panel Discussion on 'Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship in Armenia' organized by the American University of Armenia (AUA) - School of Public Heath in cooperation with Armenian Volunteer Corps.
On May 6 at 4 p.m., Media Center hosted Barev Yerevan (Hello,Yerevan) representative Styopa Safaryan, who shared the alliance's opinion on the voting process and the outcome of the Yerevan city council election.
On May 6, at 2 p.m., Media Center hosted representatives of non-governmental and media organizations, which were on joint observer mission at the 464 polling stations of the 13 election districts, monitoring the voting process. They made a joint statement presenting a preliminary summary of the May 5 municipal ballot.
Prior to the Yerevan municipal vote, on May 3, at 11:30 a.m., Media Center hosted an interview-press-conference with Vahagn Khachatryan, top leader of the Armenian National Congress’s proportionate party list.
Prior to Yerevan city council election, on may 3, at 1 p.m., Media Center hosted an interview-press-conference with Armen Rustamyan, top candidate on the Armenian Revolutionary Federation’s proportionate party list.
On May 2, at 4 p.m., Media Center hosted a debate organized upon its own initiative, “Prior to Municipal Election: Campaign Sum-up and Ballot Control”, with participation of proportionate list candidates Artur Yeghiazaryan (ARF), Sergey Bagratyan (PAP), Avet Poghosyan (ANC), Manuk Sukiasyan (Mission), Daniel Ionesyan (Barev Yerevan), and Hovhannes Hovhannisyan (OEK).
On May 2, at noon, Media Center hosted a discussion-press-conference with participation of NGO representatives observing the electoral processes and the campaign period of the Yerevan City Council Elections.
On April 30, at 3 p.m., Media Center hosted a discussion-press-conference “Violence against Reporters in Election Period”. Speakers included Ashot Melikyan, Chairman of the Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression, Gevorg Hayrapetyan, lawyer at the Freedom of Information Center of Armenia, reporters Hripsime Jebejyan (www.aravot.am), Hakob Karapetyan (www.ilur.am) and Elina Chilingaryan (www.azatutyun.am), whose professional duties were obstructed in the election period.
On April 30, at noon, Media Center hosted a Panel Discussion/Press Conference titled “Candidates' Perspectives on Education in Yerevan City and Suggested Solutions”, with participation of party representatives running for the city council, among them Artak Aghbalyan (ARF), Anahit Bakhshyan (Barev Yerevan), David Muradyan (Mission), Julieta Tadevosyan (OEK), Tamar Poghosyan (PAP), as well as Satenik Mkrtchyan, junior scientific worker at the National Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography.
On April 26, at 5 p.m., Media Center hosted a debate “Prior to Municipal Elections: The Vision of Yerevan Development” with participation of proportionate party list members Artsvik Minasyan (ARF), Artur Gasparyan (Barev Yerevan), Artur Misakyan (OEK),Vladimir Karapetyan (ANC), Mesrop Arakelyan (Mission), and Sergey Bagratyan (PAP).