On May 3, at the Journalists Union of Armenia the award ceremony of “The Time for Freedom of Press” was held on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day. In 2014 the international journalists day, proclaimed by the UN General Assembly 21 years ago, is focused on “Media Freedom For a Better Future: Shaping the Post-2015 Development Agenda”.
“The Time for Freedom of Press” Award was started in 2006 by Yerevan Press Club, Media Initiatives Center (former Internews Armenia) and Journalists Union of Armenia.
In 2014 the winner of “The Time for Freedom of Press” became media expert Mesrop Harutyunian – for mentorship and journalistic activities on traditional and new platforms, promoting the strengthening of professional, independent media and freedom of expression. Mesrop Harutyunian received an honorary certificate and the traditional gift – a watch.
Yerevan Press Club congratulates colleagues on World Press Freedom Day and wishes the Armenian media to be free, independent and unbiased!