Еженедельный Бюллетень ЕПК

2003


ROUND TABLE DEVOTED TO THE PROBLEMS AND THE PROSPECTS OF PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING IN MOUNTAINOUS KARABAGH

On June 20 in Stepanakert a round table meeting "Public TV and Radio Company: problems, prospects" was held. The meeting was organized by the Stepanakert Press Club under a program "Strengthening Democracy Through Free Expression in the South Caucasus". The project is implemented by "Article 19" international organization with the financial assistance of the Open Society Institute and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Kingdom.

The round table meeting brought together journalists and the head of media of the Mountainous Karabagh, representatives of the administrative bodies, the members of the MK Council of Public TV and Radio Company. Presentations at the meeting were made by the President of Stepanakert Press Club Gegham Baghdasarian, the Executive Director of the Public TV and Radio Company Garri Grigorian. Expert of Yerevan Press Club Mesrop Harutyunyan told about the legal regulation of public service broadcasting in Armenia, and the German experience in the field was presented by the Coordinator of "Caucasus-Central Asia" program of Friedrich Ebert Foundation Winfried Schneider-Deters.