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.
“One of the questions I had in my mind - what will Serge Sarkissian's announcement on September 3 about joining the Customs Union mean for Armenia's future", British writer, journalist and political commentator Lance Price said at the Press Conference held at the Media Center.
“Each revolution is different, what I’ve witnessed is the bravery of people, and when people see other countries doing it they feed off that bravery somehow. And then you see a nation that has lived in fear lose that fear. They’re feeding off the enthusiasm of the neighbor and that’s what takes them into the streets”, British filmmaker Sean McAllister said at the Press Conference at the Media Center.
The decision of Armenia to join Eurasian customs region obviously is an important one for the laws and procedures in the customs area, Scott Jacobs, author of Regulatory Guillotine fast reform tool and chief consultant for the Armenia program said during the Press Conference held at the Media Center. The speaker informed that the legislative reforms in the customs area will be completed by the end of 2013.
On July 3, 12:00 pm the Media Center hosted a Press Conference / Panel Discussion on Employment Law draft.
The Press Conference was organized in cooperation with Araza NGO and Public Network coordinated by Araza.
On July 1, 1pm the Media Center hosted a Press Conference on the mOther Armenia Group exhibit with the participation of ten women photographers organized by 4 Plus Documentary Photography Center in Armenia.
On May 6 at 4 p.m., Media Center hosted Barev Yerevan (Hello,Yerevan) representative Styopa Safaryan, who shared the alliance's opinion on the voting process and the outcome of the Yerevan city council election.