YPC Weekly Newsletter

2008


“PRESS CLUB” AND “PRESS CLUB+” ON AIR OF “YERKIR MEDIA” AGAIN

From September 24 a cycle of “Press Club” shows restarted on air
of “Yerkir Media” TV company. It is produced by Yerevan Press Club
with support of the Open Society Institute Human Rights and Governance Grants
Program. “Press Club” will be aired on Wednesdays, at 23.00. The
discussion subjects of representatives of state structures, political parties,
NGOs and media will be actual Armenian social-political issues.

On September 24 the guests of the “Press Club” host, the President
of Yerevan Press Club Boris Navasardian, were the deputy of RA National Assembly,
member of the Council of Republican Party of Armenia Karen Avagian, leader of
the parliamentary faction “Heritage” Armen Martirosian, and observer
of “Golos Armenii” newspaper Marina Mkrtchian. Participants of the
show discussed the obligations of Armenia before the Council of Europe and implementation
of PACE Resolutions 1609 “The Functioning of Democratic Institutions in
Armenia” and 1620 “The Implementation by Armenia of Assembly Resolution
1609 (2008)”.

From September 27 another YPC program cycle, “Press Club+”, will
be on air of “Yerkir Media” again. It is supported by the Embassy
of Great Britain in Armenia. Every Saturday on 17.40 the participants of the
talk show will discuss the problems of development of local self-administration
in Armenia.

“Press Club” and “Press Club+” are also broadcasted
by a number of regional channels of Armenia.