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A new mayor or a new council of elders?
11.07.2018
11:00
Following Yerevan mayor Taron Margaryan’s resignation on July 9 the situation is uncertain concerning the future mayor election.
New Beginnings for March 1 Disclosure: The bare necessity of political and legal accountability
05.07.2018
11:00
For 2008 March 1-2 events in Yerevan the head of the investigative group instigated criminal proceedings on July 3, 2018 according to RA criminal code article 300.1 paragraph 1 against RA executive officials – minister of defense and others for executing violence and thus demolishing the RA constitutional order from February to 23 March 2, 2008.
Positive tendency in disclosing torture cases after “velvet revolution”
26.06.2018
15:00
Under the previous government torture cases were never disclosed, no effective investigation was carried out, but following the velvet revolution some torture cases were accepted for proceedings: this was the view expressed by human rights advocates at June 26 discussion at Media Center dedicated to torture victims support international day.
«Women in the New Government and Political Processes»
04.06.2018
12:00
According to a Facebook survey conducted by Public Journalism Club NGO 47% of participants finds the engagement of women in the new government as insufficient and 53% as sufficient or more than sufficient.
How To Improve the Agricultural Field: Recommendations Addressed to the Government
30.05.2018
12:00
Recommendations on improving the agricultural field addressed to the government were the topic of discussion at May 30 Media Center meeting with Robert Makaryan, deputy minister of agriculture, Hrachya Zakoyan, representative of Agricultural Alliance of Armenia and Karen Chilingaryan, president of Consumers’ Consulting Center NGO.
“Changes to be made in culture. Proposals addressed to the government”
29.05.2018
13:00
Failure of law in all dimensions of culture, the passive role of Ministry of Culture were in spotlight of May 29 discussion among other issues at Media Center.
“The Role of Civil Society in Post-revolutionary Armenia”
25.05.2018
12:00
A number of civil society organizations expressed willingness to support the newly formed government. “We are ready to support the newly formed government to overcome the prevailing problems meanwhile we will remain loyal to the main principles and agenda of our activity”.
“Possible Effects and Consequences of Not Fining Drivers for Some Offenses and Penalty Amnesty”
24.05.2018
11:00
Since May 23 RA Police is making amendments in the policy of traffic offenses administrative liability.
Environmental Issues and Risks. Suggestions Addressed to the New Government.
22.05.2018
11:00
On May 22 in Media Center The environmental activists raised the existing problems, their solutions and suggestions addressed to the new government.
“Necessity for Improvements in Broadcast Mass Media Activity and Media Field”
21.05.2018
13:00
May 21, at Media Center a discussion was held on “Necessity for Improvements in Broadcast Mass Media Activity and Media Field” that was attended by Boris Navasardian, President of Yerevan Press Club, Ashot Melikyan, President of Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression and Armen Mkrtchyan, member of RA TV and Radio Commission.
The impact of fake news, disinformation and fake accounts during the velvet revolution.
03.05.2018
14:00
Fake news, fake accounts in social networks and disinformation during the velvet revolution were the topic of May 3 press conference at Media center with media expert Samvel Martirosyan.
“DEMAND FOR CHANGE WAVE: REACTION OF THE AUTHORITIES AND POSSIBLE OUTCOME OPTIONS”
19.04.2018
11:00
For over 2 weeks, Yerevan has seen continuing civil disobedience actions against Serzh Sargsyan’s appointment as prime minister, led by RA National Assembly deputy Nikol Pashinyan.
"DEMOCRATIC VALUES AND 10 YEARS OF SERZH SARGSYAN'S RULE"
12.04.2018
16:30
“It’s much more important to shape a free society imposing its own will and making it impossible to perceive democracy as a good or evil will of the authorities.
"HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS AT PEACEFUL ASSEMBLIES WITHIN SERZH SARGSYAN'S 10-YEAR PRESIDENCY"
12.04.2018
15:00
“Over the past 10 years, none of the authorities has ever been held liable for the human rights violations identified at peaceful assemblies either before, or after March 1, 2008.”
“Imprisonment judgment against Zhirayr Sefilyan and others: assessment by human rights activists”
21.03.2018
13:00
On March 20, Tatevik Grigoryan, judge at the General Jurisdiction Court of Shengavit Administrative District, announced judgments on the case of Zhirayr Sefilyan, Gevorg Safaryan and others charged with grave crimes.
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