YPC Weekly Newsletter

2009


“PRESS CLUB” CYCLE: PUBLIC AND POLITICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF ELECTIONS TO THE YEREVAN COUNCIL OF ELDERLY

Since April 18, the “Press Club” shows, aired on “Yerkir Media” TV company,
deal with the elections of Yerevan Council of Elderly on May 31, 2009. The programs
participants will be the representatives of six parties and one party bloc who
have submitted their lists to the RA Central Electoral Commission for running
in the elections. The “Press Club” cycle is produced under Yerevan Press Club
project, supported by the Open Society Institute.

On April 18, the guests of the program host, YPC President Boris Navasardian
were representatives of six parties: Arman Vardanian (“Prosperous Armenia”),
Tigran Karapetian (the first in the electoral list of the Popular Party), Yenok
Azarian (Republican Party of Armenia), Artsvik Minasian (the first in the list
of ARF “Dashnaktsutiun”), Movses Shakhverdian (the first in the list of Labor
Socialist Party of Armenia) and Grigor Vahanian (“Orinats Yerkir”). Only the
representative of the party bloc “Armenian National Congress” did not take part
in the show. The discussion centered on the public and political significance
of the elections of Yerevan Council of Elderly.

The next “Press Club” show will be aired on “Yerkir Media” on Saturday, April
25 at 17.25.