"There are concrete pressures in schools and kindergartens. The workers are forced to choose the pension funds. There are recorded pressures in "ArmSwissBank", ''Electric Networks of Armenia”, said Davit Manukyan, Political Scientist, Member of Dem.am (I protest!) Initiative. Today a press conference was held at the Media Center by Dem.am Initiative on pension funds illegally forced to the state employees.
Today in Media Center the AGBU Armenian Virtual College (AVC) unveiled the very first multimedia e-book of its kind: “The Armenian Highland”, part of AVC’s groundbreaking series of electronic books on Armenian culture and history, which is now available, completely free of charge, on mobile devices and desktop computers.
"Shant and Freedom" Fund was founded in order to support families who are persecuted for their political views.
"There are 15 political prisoners: Shant, his friends, and fighter by the name of Volodya Avetisyan. They have families and children who are in need of moral and material support," said the foundation's founder Felix Hayrapetyan at the conference in the Media Center.
"I urge all citizens who are not indifferent to join us in our fight against the enactment of unconstitutional laws, for the sake of the Republic of Armenia. Don't be afraid to protest. Don't be afraid to fight for your rights!" exhorted David Manukyan, member of the 'Dem Em!' Initiative, at the Media Center hosted press conference.
Laws of the gangland continue to effectively function in the criminal-executive institutions (CEI): “criminal” laws prevail over Armenian regulatory legal acts. Robert Revazyan, head of the monitoring group of public control over criminal-executive institutions and bodies under the Ministry of Justice, has come to this conclusion during his daily activity.
“Pack up your suitcases with unique ideas and come to Zvartnots International Airport, not for departure, but a big inspirational Flight, head of Public Journalism Club and coorganizer of Hackathon[YAN] 2013 Seda Muradyan called on the participants of the contest.
Iran applies international prices to gas exported to many countries, however, other prices are possible for neighbor, friendly countries, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Armenia Mohammad Reisi stated at the press conference held at the Media Center.
Vanadzor Office of Helsinki Citizens' Assembly filed a lawsuit to the RA Administrative Court a lawsuit requiring acknowledging Serzh Sargsyan’s decision to join the Customs Union of September 3, 2013 illegal.
It is very difficult to reform the educational sphere separately, when the country faces economic and geopolitical challenges, Liviu Matei, expert of the report “Higher Education in Armenia Today” is convinced.
“The European Union hasn't closed its doors and is open for Armenia”, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Armenia Henry Reynaud said during the press conference at the Media Center.
In the first trimester of the current year there were cases of intolerance towards journalists while covering the civil movements against the transportation fare increase and reconstruction of the “Pak Shuka”.
The new programme policy of the Public Television has a positive tendency, Yerevan State University Faculty of Journalism lecturer, Candidate of Philological Sciences Astghik Avetisyan said at the Media Center.