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“Is Forgiving Heads of Communities a Recovery of Local Self - Government System or Promotion of Corruption? Response to Serj Sargsyan’s Speech”
19.12.2017
11:00
On December 9, 2017, during the meeting dedicated to local self-government and territorial administration bodies RA President Serzh Sargsyan stated in particular:
“The Role of the Civil Society in Developing Public Policy Agenda and Ensuring Accountable Governance in Armenia.”
18.12.2017
10:00
On December 18, The Partnership for Open Society Initiative held a public discussion entitled “The Role of the Civil Society in Developing Public Policy Agenda and Ensuring Accountable Governance in Armenia.”

“Amendments in the Law on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: Perspectives for Alternative Energy Development in Armenia”
13.12.2017
13:00
Draft Laws on “Amendments and Supplements in the Law on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy” and “Amendments in the Law on Energy” were submitted to RA National Assembly.
“The Image of a Political or State Figure in the Perception of the Armenian Society”
12.12.2017
12:00
Last week, Hakob Hakobyan, Chairman of the RA NA Standing Committee on Health Care and Social Affairs, member of the RPA faction, told the Zhoghovurd Daily, “The poor spend little, and consequently, the increase of prices brings to the fact that the poor will have to spontaneously avoid expensive goods. The state policy is that if inflation can hit the poor, they should be protected. Now there is no need for the state to address it. Poor people have the habit of avoiding buying expensive goods.”
“Armenia's Energy Sector Issues: Parallels with Georgia”
08.12.2017
13:00
One of the most pressing issues in the Armenian energy system is the non-transparent and illogical formation of the gas price for the consumer. Officially, Russia sells gas to Armenia at $ 150 per 1,000 cubic meters but the final consumer pays almost twice more - $ 290.
“29 years after Spitak Earthquake: Seismic Safety Issues and Challenges in Armenia”
07.12.2017
11:00
The human and material losses of Spitak earthquake on December 7, 1988 were catastrophic. 21 towns and districts, 342 villages were damaged, 17% of the country's housing stock was destroyed.
“Constitutional Amendments of 2015: Consequences and Impact on Socio-Political Life”
06.12.2017
12:00
On December 6, 2015, a referendum on constitutional amendments was held in Armenia. The draft Constitution proposed to move from the semi-presidential system to the parliamentary system.
“Issues of People with Disabilities in Armenia: International Commitments, Pre-Election Promises and Reality”
04.12.2017
12:00
December 3 marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. On this occasion, a discussion was held at Media Center on December 4 on the topic of “Issues of People with Disabilities in Armenia: International Commitments, Pre-Election Promises and Reality”.
“Fight against HIV/AIDS in Armenia”
01.12.2017
11:00
A discussion dedicated to World AIDS Day was held at Media Center on December 1 aith the participation of Hovhannes Madoyan, Chairman of “Real World, Real People” NGO, Eduard Hovhannisyan, Doctor-Epidemiologist at Epidemiology Surveillance Department of the Republican Center for AIDS Prevention of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia, and Arusyak Poghosyan, Head of Project Implementation Service of the Armenian Youth Foundation.
“Issues and Possible Outcomes in the Implementation of EU-Armenia Agreement Provisions”
28.11.2017
12:00
Armenia and the European Union signed a Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement within the framework of the Eastern Partnership Summit in Brussels on November 24.
“Eastern Partnership Summit 2017: Armenia's Step towards Europe”
23.11.2017
11:00
The following Eastern Partnership Summit will be held in Brussels on November 24, within the framework of which Armenia-EU framework agreement is to be signed.
“On the Threshold of Signing the Armenia-EU Framework Agreement: Comments from Chisinau and Tbilisi.”
22.11.2017
13:00
Armenia will sooner or later sign a new framework agreement with the European Union, even if the signing does not take place at the Eastern Partnership Summit in Brussels scheduled for November 24.
“Chemicals in Imported Toys in Armenia: Health Risks and Market Surveillance”
22.11.2017
11:00
A discussion entitled “Chemicals in Imported Toys in Armenia: Health Risks and Market Surveillance” was held at Media Center on November 22.
“Temporary Interruption in Active Student Fight: Possible Developments”
16.11.2017
13:00
On November 15, the National Assembly adopted the Law on Military Service with the overwhelming majority, 86 votes in favor and 6 against.
“Students and Labor Market: Professional Orientation Issues and Labor Market Requirements”
16.11.2017
11:00
During the discussion entitled “Students and Labor Market: Professional Orientation Issues and Labor Market Requirements” held at Media Center on November 16, Misha Tadevosyan, Member of Education Civic Initiative, Education Expert, speaking about the transfer of knowledge in the higher education system and the demands of the labor market, underlined the ideology of “outdated knowledge”.
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