On July 17, during the meeting with Ara Babloyan, Armenian National Assembly Speaker, Vyacheslav Volodin, Russian State Duma Speaker, proposed to grant the Russian language the status of an official language so that the national driving licenses could be recognized in Russia.
Changes related to the types and proportions of food in penitentiary institutions (penitentiaries), which came into force օn June 10, 2017, will not resolve the issue of food quality as the observers conducting public oversight in penitentiary institutions believe.
The Media Center hosted the press conference of Mr. Jean-Francois Charpentier, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to the Republic of Armenia, devoted to the National Holiday of France. During the press conference, the topics of the French National Holiday, Armenian-French economic relations and negotiation process of Karabagh conflict were covered.
Environmentalists alarm that 100 million cubic meters of water from Lake Sevan will endanger the ecosystem of Sevan, while representatives of the Armenian government insist that only way to solve 130,000 farmers’ irrigation problems is additional water release from Lake Sevan.
Negotiations between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, Presidents of Russia and the USA, at G20 Summit in Hamburg may have a positive impact on the ongoing processes in the Middle East and the South Caucasus.
On November 10, 2011, the Government of Armenia adopted the concept of “Community Enlargement and Formation of Inter-Community Unions” which aims to unite small and weak communities into a large community and form a new local self-governance model.
July 5 is the Constitution Day of the Republic of Armenia. In 1995, July 5, the newly independent Armenia adopted its first constitution through a nationwide referendum. It has been revised twice during the whole history – in 2005 and in 2015.
Based on the “Monitoring Results of Abuse of Administrative Resources and Other Election Violations during the Parliamentary Elections” during the Armenian Parliamentary Elections in 2017, the cases of election bribes were the most.
A discussion entitled “Unsolved Problems or Reforms in Gyumri? Assessing the work of Local Self-Government bodies” will be held by Media Center, jointly with the Journalists’ Club “Asparez” in Gyumri on June 16.