YPC Weekly Newsletter

2006


PRESS WON THE DIALOGUE ON THE GREEN FIELD

On May 8 at “Pyunik” stadium in Yerevan a football match between teams of journalists
and public officials of Armenia was held. The game had a slogan of “Dialogue
on the Green Field” and was organized under the project “Role of Media in the
Process of Monitoring Government Programs”, implemented by the British Council
Armenia and UNDP Office in Armenia. Assistance in the conductance of the match
was provided by the Football Federation of Armenia.

The victory in “The Dialogue…” with a score of 4:2 was gained by the team
of journalists. The hat-trick was made by the correspondent of “Zhamanaki Ughekits”
newspaper David Nazarian, and another goal was stricken by the sports observer
of the Public Television of Armenia Edward Kalantarian. In the team of public
officials goals were hit by Mher Badalian (RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and
Edward Badoyan (RA National Assembly).

The revenues from the ticket sale will be transferred to the assistance account
to the families of passengers and crew members of Yerevan-Sochi air plane, who
periled on May 3.