YPC Weekly Newsletter

2004


HUMAN RIGHTS AND ENVIRONMENT

On December 10, on the International Day of Human Rights in Yerevan the ceremony
of awarding monetary prizes to the winners of competition “Human Rights and
Environment” was held. The competition was administrated by the OSCE Office
in Yerevan jointly with the Public (Aarhus) Center of Environmental Information.

In the nomination “Print media” the first prize was awarded to Susanna Shakhnazarian
(“Ban ev Gorts”, Syunik region), the second – to Karineh Danielian (“Azg”, Yerevan),
the third – to Arthur Sakunts and Narineh Bulghadarian (“Civil Initiative”,
Vanadzor). Encouraging prizes in this nomination were conferred on Anush Sargsian
(“Loru Marz”, Lori region) and Sarah Petrosian (“Investigative Journalists”
public organization).

In the nomination “TV Journalism” the first prize was granted to Edik Baghdasarian
(“Versus” studio, Yerevan), the second – to Satenik Kaghzvantsian (free-lance
journalist, Shirak region), the third – to Valery Gasparian (Armenian branch
of “Mir” Interstate TV and Radio Company). Encouraging prizes were also conferred
on Nelly Danielian (“Yerkir-Media”, Yerevan) and Stella Martirosian (“Shoghakat”,
Yerevan).

Special prize was awarded to the film of Hrachia Papinian (“Ankyun+3”, Lori
region).