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In 2015 Palliative Care will be available throughout Armenia
03.04.2014
12:00
Legislative reforms and educational programs for integrating palliative care are elaborated in Armenia. Palliative care is planned to be specified as a health care type and marked in a separate line in the state budget of 2015.
Kessab Armenians donʹt want to leave Syria
01.04.2014
10:00
“Despite the excessive use of #SaveKessab hashtag it was right to make it a trend. We seized occasion to remind about the Genocide one more time”, Artak Shakaryan, Turkish studies expert said today at the discussion entitled “Kessab Armenians in Latakia: Situation and Challenges” initiated by the Media Center.
"Housing is one of the major problems the Armenian refugees from Azerbaijan face"
20.03.2014
12:00
“Housing is one of the major problems the Armenian refugees from Azerbaijan face. We are neglected. We assume that authorities demonstrate such attitude on purpose,” said Robert Khachatryan, chairman of the Union of Baku Compatriots during the discussion on “Armenian refugees from Azerbaijan living in temporary housing for 26 years: social and political isolation.”
"Ukraine will find its place on the chess board"
18.03.2014
11:30
“I consider the Crimea referendum a large sociological survey, and I consider it a manifestation of some will, but never free will. I do not assess it as a referendum, although the media, especially the Russian propaganda media and US, European and Armenian media call it a referendum" - Vladimir Horbach, political analyst of the Institute of Euro Atlantic Cooperation, said today at the “Media Center” discussion.
Juvenile offenders: the Suspension of Rehabilitation Centers
12.03.2014
12:00
Community rehabilitation centers working with juvenile offenders or minors under police surveillance have not operated since January due to the suspended international funding and the absence of any support from the government.
Armenia has a significant geographic role being a transit route for transferring gas and oil from Iran to Europe
11.03.2014
12:00
Armenia manages to take a neutral stance on the Ukrainian issue between two geopolitical forces – Russia and the West, director of “Noravank” scientific-educational foundation Gagik Harutyunyan and chairman of “Modus Vivendi” centre Ara Papyan said.
"“There will be no war in Crimea"
04.03.2014
11:00
“There will be no war in Crimea. It was clear that Russia would play its own game, and Crimea would be a part of that game. And Russia is dictating its own preferences ahead of the game, before the conflict is solved”, Alexander Iskandaryan, Director of the Caucasus Institute is convinced.
March 1: the Unsolved Crime
28.02.2014
17:00
The “March 1: the Unsolved Crime” event initially planned as a debate was held as a discussion: RPA deputies Margarit Yesayan and Mkrtich Minasyan made a last minute cancellation of their previously confirmed participation. ANC deputy Aram Manukyan, lawyer Seda Safaryan and human rights defender Vardan Harutyunyan took part in the discussion.
"Women in Armenia hold positions that are considered to be in the secondary sector"
26.02.2014
13:00
"Women in Armenia hold positions that are considered to be in the secondary sector. The issues that women in Vanadzor face are not unique in comparison to Armenia’s other regions y but there is a higher rate of unemployment," says Sophia Babayan, head of the Center for Gender Studies at Vanadzor State Pedagogical Institute.
“The government that opens fire at its people cannot be legitimate"
20.02.2014
15:00
“We are inviting the representatives of all international organizations and parliamentarians from all over the world to Ukraine and are urging Europe to take measures in order to block the foreign bank accounts of Ukrainian oligarchs,” said Olexandra Matviychuk, coordinator of Euromaidan SOS civil initiative, at a discussion hosted by the Media Center and dedicated to the situation in Ukraine.
"The problem of Zvartnots has to be solved in legal environment"
14.02.2014
12:00
“We need to talk about conservation, not demolition. The problem of Zvartnots has to be solved in legal environment and the cultural component should be emphasized. None of the managers will think about this. It would be wrong to assume that someone else would solve the problem in our stead,” architect Zohrab Bauer stated at a discussion dedicated to the problem of Zvartnots airport’s old terminal demolition, held by the Media Center on February 14.
“We are trying to close all the loopholes through which people attempt to avoid military service"
12.02.2014
12:00
“We are trying to close all the loopholes through which people attempt to avoid military service.
Online media is the leader in the dissemination of hate speech
07.02.2014
12:00
“Armenian mass media has little hate speech - 1%: online media, unfortunately, is the leader in the dissemination of hate speech, which is mainly political by nature, Ashot Melikyan, President of Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression NGO, said today during the discussion on ''Hate speech in Armenian mass media'' held at the Media Center.
"Armenia and Azerbaijan are not the Countries that May Choose War"
30.01.2014
12:00
“Everything depends on decisions. Being dependent on external forces, Armenia and Azerbaijan are not the countries that may choose war”, political scientist Manvel Sargsyan claimed at the discussion entitled “Recent Incidents along Armenian-Azerbaijani border: Expert Opinion” initiated by the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) at the Media Center.
Paravakar-Vazashen highway problem
22.01.2014
12:00
A 3.2-kilometre bypass road alternative to Paravakar-Vazashen highway in Tavush region will be completed in June. It will be safer and will reduce the traffic line for 1,8 km.
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