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The Aviation in Armenia Needs State Sponsorship
02.06.2016
12:00
The field of aviation needs clarification of legislative regulations, state sponsorship and stricter control over the national airlines to avoid dumping things on the market, as well as ensuring equal conditions for all the airlines. Representatives of Air Transport Policy Sub-Committee of the Public Council drew attention to these problems during the press conference on "Problems of Aviation Sector in Armenia: is having a national airline an imperative?” at Media Center on June 2.
“Cases of Domestic Violence and Women Murder in Armenia: Presentation of New Report”
31.05.2016
12:00
Each fifth woman is subjected to violence, in Armenia and during the last 5 years 30 women were killed by a partner or other family members in Armenia. In 2015 Armenia's security agencies recorded 784 reports of domestic violence. This number does not include cases marked as "irreconcilable families' or cases not submitted at all.
Community Improvement Ideas of Schoolchildren were Implemented in Davtashen and Ajapnyak districts
30.05.2016
12:00
Community development ideas proposed by the students of Davtashen and Ajapnyak districts were fulfilled within the framework of "Youth taking action and making news" Project implemented by Public Journalism Club and funded by the US Embassy in Armenia.
Public Procurement System: Concerning Facts and Suspicious Transactions
27.05.2016
11:00
Although the leaders of Armenia do not stop talking about ensuring transparency in public procurement, the cost efficiency is still concerning. In order to increase public control over public procurement sector, Transparency International Anti-Corruption Center (TIAC) created a system of public procurement, which will operate in online regime.
Journalists and Lawyers will Prosecute Azerbaijan
23.05.2016
11:00
A group of lawyers and journalists initiated a procedure of prosecuting Azerbaijan in the international courts related to the April armed clashes in the zone of NK conflict. At this moment they are conducting a fact-finding activity in order to apply to corresponding international institutions after collecting sufficient facts and evidences about the crimes committed by Azerbaijan. The institutions are the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) and the International Criminal Court.
Cancer is Found Late in Armenia and the Treatment is Conducted Incompletely
20.05.2016
11:00
Although the cancer mortality index of Armenia is one of the highest in the world, the state and public attention is limping about the treatment of this illness. There is lack of enough investments and infrastructures in the field and the awareness level of the society is rather low.
“Park of Alive Heroes” Project
19.05.2016
11:00
“After April four-day war it became more important to value the alive heroes. During the discussions we understood that monuments are usually devoted to victims in Armenia, there are no initiatives devoted to alive heroes. That is why we concentrated on alive heroes and want to thank them in this way,” Environmentalist Karine Panosyan said about this during the discussion on “Park of Alive Heroes” Project at Media Center.
The citizens claim that the building 25 Tumanyan can be declared as a public priority benefit
02.04.2016
11:00
All possible and impossible measures will be undertaken for the defence of citizens’ benefit of the building 25 Tumanyan. Even if the 3 tribunes of Armenian court will reject the suit of citizens, they will apply to the Constitutional Court, after that if it refused, they will apply to the Europian Court of Human Rights.
Migration Crisis Polarizes the European Society
24.03.2016
11:00
As a result of migration crisis in the European Union, the German society has polarized into two groups: supporters of the German Government official policy and its critics.
Budget Resources Are Wasted on Public Procurement. Experts
23.03.2016
12:00
Public procurement system in Armenia is almost a mirror reflection of the economy. Monopolies, merging of business and politics, the impact of corruption expressively affect the public procurement system.
Violation of Rights of Drivers and Legislative Gaps
23.03.2016
11:00
In the frame of the project “Free legal aid to drivers”, launched in May, 2015, 350 legal cases have been taken to the court with 120 drivers having won. The other cases are still in process.
Masha and Misha Bears Will Move to Romania
22.03.2016
11:00
Masha and Misha, two bears from the notorious Gyumri private zoo will travel to the Libearty Bear Sanctuary, Romania on March 23.
ECHR Ruling on Madaghis Case Was a Clear Victory
18.03.2016
11:00
Lawyer Hayk Alumian considers a clear victory the decision that the European Court made on March 17 upon the sensational case of Madaghis
When Will the Non-Combat Deaths Be Uncovered?
09.03.2016
11:00
The Media Center hosted a press conference on the cases of non-combat deaths in the Armenian Army and their investigation. The press conference featured Avetik Ishkhanyan from Helsinki Citizens’ Committee and mothers of deceased soldiers Valerik Muradyan and Artur Ghazaryan- Nana Muradyan and Inga Ghazaryan.
The Gender Pay Gap in Armenia Is 35.9%
07.03.2016
11:00
In Armenia, men get higher monthly average salary, and it is observed in all economic sectors. The pay gap is 35.9 percent.
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