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Let’s Support Border Villages
04.09.2014
13:00
The issues in the border communities within the Tavush Region require an urgent solution. “We have visited Aygepar, Movses and Nerkin Karmir Aghbyur and now we have to voice the existing problems, expecting the authorities’ urgent response since these problems may bring about irreversible consequences on the reliability of our state borders.”
The Exchange of Painters Project Launched in Yerevan
01.09.2014
13:00
The groups of young Turkish and Armenian painters headed by Serdar Yilmaz and Gagik Charchyan will attend diverse master classes and cultural events, as well as paint a wall in Yerevan. Also attending will be painters from the Turkish organization, Exchange of Painters, who will spend a total of eight days in Armenia.
Let Our Sisters Be Born
29.08.2014
11:30
The number of male children born after 1993 exceeds the number of female children by 50,000, reflecting the high number of sex-selective abortions in Armenia. Sex-selective abortions are made especially in the case of a third pregnancy. According to the available data, approximately 1000-2000 fetuses are aborted because of their predicted sex. Armenia currently ranks third in the world for the highest number of procedures, behind China and Azerbaijan.
A Disabled Person Must Fully Participate in Public Life
26.08.2014
12:00
To ensure more efficient work, the Agency of Medical and Social Examination (MSE) of the RA Ministry of Labor and Social Issues requires structural, procedural and constructional improvements.
Polarization May Pose a Serious Threat to Education System
25.08.2014
12:00
The pledge for success in education is the balanced improvement of schools and education in general, with schools both in remote villages and the capital improving equally.
Targeted Social Payments and Current Problems
22.08.2014
13:30
Having processed all the problems which arose during the electronic submission of reports to the Tax Service, a group of experts intends to file a report to the RA Ministry of Finance. Only after exhausting administrative leverages the group will lodge a lawsuit to the court.
More Struggle against Hepatitis Is Required in Armenia
29.07.2014
13:30
The government’s assistance concerns only acute viral hepatitis, yet the treatment of chronic diseases is not covered by the state budget. The struggle against hepatitis is a vital issue throughout the whole world, especially the struggle against hepatitis C comes with considerable difficulties both in Armenia and entire world.
Discussion: Possible Developments in the Armenian-Georgian Relations after the Recent Incident at Holy Etchmiadzin Church in Tbilisi
29.07.2014
12:00
The incident at Holy Etchmiadzin Church in Tbilisi was not premeditated and most likely was a routine misdemeanor that grew into a clash, subsequently being interpreted as an ethnic conflict.
Issues and Challenges of the Judicial System in Electronic Media
25.07.2014
12:30
Having studied the publications in electronic mass media, ‘Protection of Rights without Borders’ NGO recorded a low level of trust in the Armenian law and judicial system since the justice is conducted with abuse of law and selectively.
Discussion in Armavir: Funded Pension System
23.07.2014
12:00
After the amendments to the RA Law on Funded Pension were adopted, there still exists a bias attitude towards people of equal status. Presently, the young public sector employeesalready pay the funded pension which is now defined as ‘welfarepayment’ while private sector employees will make the compulsory payments in 3 years.
The Ukrainian Ambassador in Armenia on the Recent Events
22.07.2014
11:30
The Ukrainian President and authorities claim that their security service and Ministry of Defense have facts at their disposal that the Malaysian Boing-777 airplane was shot by the separatists in the East of Ukraine. The officials of Self-Proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic contradict, stating that the crash of the Malaysian airplane traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur is caused by the actions of the Ukrainian armed forces.
Parajanov through the Eyes of a Cinematographer
17.07.2014
11:00
Parajanov’s shots are not merely chronicles. They have art value because they are paintings full of symbols and metaphors.
Brazil’s Losses and Gains after the World Cup
15.07.2014
11:30
The 20th World Cup gave Brazilians moments of pride and despair. Meanwhile, after the championship a number of sectors in Brazil have recorded considerable progress.
The Obligation to Disclose the Information Source as a Dangerous Precedent
15.07.2014
10:00
The decision of the Court of General Jurisdiction of Kentron and Nork-Marash Administrative District on the publications of Hraparak daily and ilur.am website concerning an accident in Gyumri may become a challenging precedent to silence mass media and limit the freedom of speech.
The Demands of the Observers of the DF of the RA Police and the Clarification of the Police
11.07.2014
12:00
The members of the public monitoring group in the detention facilities of the RA Police claim that their powers are limited; in particular, they do not have an access to personal data of detainees.
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