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The Summit of NATO and the Southern Caucasus. New dividing lines?
12.07.2016
13:00
The results of the summit of NATO that took place in Warsaw on July 8-9 have been the subject for different discussions and comments not only among the Armenian experts and politicians but also in the media field.
“The Demand of the Architects not to Demolish the Old Building of Zvartnots Airport Received No Feedback.”
11.07.2016
11:00
There is no reaction of relevant agencies about the issue that the concerned architects raised over the dismantling of the old building of "Zvartnots" airport.
“The Political and Economic Impact of the Regulation of Russia-Turkey relations on Armenia”
06.07.2016
12:00
Erdogan was led by a well-known principle: "If you cannot cut your opponent's hand, then kiss it and put it on your forehead." This opinion was expressed by Republican MP Shirak Torosyan during the discussion at Media Center.
“Armenia may come across shocks”: Discussion about the New Constitution
04.07.2016
13:30
During the complete transition to the new Constitution, which will be held in April 2018, when the president will lay down its powers and the state will pass to the parliamentary form of governance, some shocks may occur. RA MP Edmon Marukyan thinks so.
Vienna Agreements Made on Karabakh Conflict Settlement Must Be Fulfilled: EU Ambassador
04.07.2016
12:00
Head of European Union (EU) Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Świtalski presented the foreign policy and global security strategy of the European Union during the press conference at Media Center.
The New Tax Code Could Deepen the Distrust Between Taxpayers and the State. Experts
30.06.2016
11:00
The new Draft Tax Code has been at the core of criticism among public, political and professional circles but was adopted by the first reading at the National Assembly. In fact, it is the constitution of the business world and it needs significant corrections and conceptual changes.
Civil Society Against Tortures. The Cases of Torture in Armenia
29.06.2016
11:00
“It is very hard to explain to my clients that if torture was used against him, it is necessary to apply, fight and demand that the perpetrators be prosecuted and one out of 10 agree to do that,” Advocate Hayk Alumyan said during the discussion at Media Center.
Systemic Problems in Penitentiaries Remain Unsolved: Observation Group
28.06.2016
11:00
Although there are some positive developments in recent years in solving the problems of people held in prisons, systemic problems remain in penitentiaries. They are overcrowded penitentiaries, the low quality of medical service provided to people in prison, their jail conditions, as well as non-statutory relations in penitentiaries. Such is the conclusion of the observation group, conducting public monitoring in penitentiary institutions and bodies of the Ministry of Justice.
«Electricyerevan» - One Year Later. "Open Issues" Require Responses
24.06.2016
12:00
Although a year has passed from the rebels of the citizens against the electricity price increase on Baghramyan Avenue and the cases of violence against the journalists covering the events called “electricyerevan" by law enforcement officials, “there is no progress in the investigation of cases”.
Educational Program about the Prevention of Tortures for Doctors
22.06.2016
13:00
Marina Ohanyan, Associate Professor at the Department of Family Medicine of Yerevan State Medical University, Co-President of the Academic Family Medicine Association, presented “Educational Program about the Prevention of Tortures for Doctors” during the press conference at Media Center, ahead of the International Day against Torture.
Issues of Youth Employment and Professional Orientation in Vayots Dzor Region
22.06.2016
12:00
“There is a worrying indicator of youth employment. Two global problems are obvious - internal and external migration, which are equally worrying. Young people come to the capital to get an education and continue to settle and work in Yerevan, which influences the factors of economic development in the regions,” Haykuhi Gevorgyan, Director of the Professional Orientation Methodic Center of the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs of the Republic of Armenia, said during the discussion at Media Center.
The Problems that the Orphans Face and Alternative Care Services in Armenia
22.06.2016
11:00
The Institute of War and Peace Reporting jointly with the Public Journalism Club organized a discussion on “The Problems that the Orphans Face and Alternative Care Services in Armenia” at Media Center.
“What Did Sargsyan-Aliyev-Putin Meeting Give?”
21.06.2016
12:30
“The United States and France shared the fate of Nagorno Karabakh. At some point Karabakh was dismissed from the negotiation process, this time the French and US representatives were hardly allowed to approach the Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan. This is almost the same fate. This is both positive and negative. The positive thing is that the United States, France and Nagorno-Karabakh were put on the same level. On the other hand, when the number of mediators is reduced it is not so good,” Stepan Grigoryan, Chairman of the Board of the Analytical Centre on Globalization and Regional Cooperation (ACGRC), said during the discussion on “What Did Sargsyan-Aliyev-Putin Meeting Give?” at Media Center.
From Karabakh Conflict to Trade Turnover and the Criminalization of the Denial – Press Conference of the Ambassador of the Republic of France
21.06.2016
11:00
St. Petersburg meeting for resolving the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, the current process of Armenian-French economic and trade cooperation and the possibility of adoption of the bill criminalizing Armenian Genocide denial by the French Parliament. These are the main issues that the French Ambassador M. Jean-François Charpentier referred during the press conference at Media Center on June 21.
Political Parties Reached Consensus on the Electoral Code and Now They are Looking for 15 Million Euros
17.06.2016
12:00
The Electoral Code, adopted recently by the National Assembly, will be amended. An agreement was reached on a new set of amendments as a result of long negotiations between the opposition and government representatives in the "4 + 4 + 4" format. On June 16, they adopted a joint statement, which the civil society representatives did not join. They were not satisfied by the compromise on the amendments, and therefore, they preferred to abstain and issue a separate statement.
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