YPC Weekly Newsletter

2012


EPRESS.AM RECEIVED UNIVERSAL HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD

On June 4 in Yerevan the Universal Human Rights Award Ceremony was held at the US Embassy. The event was organized by the US Embassy in Armenia, the OSCE Office in Yerevan, the EU Delegation to Armenia, the British Embassy in Armenia and “Counterpart International”. Remarks at the event were delivered by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who visited Armenia within her official tour to the region.

The award was conferred to 11 persons, including the Chief Editors of Epress.am news portal Sonya Apresova, Yuri Manvelian and Armen Melikbekian, who were marked for fair and balanced coverage and their commitment to human rights reporting.