Press Release – “Development of legal capacities of journalists”

Press Release

Yerevan, Armenia                                                                  November 19, 2015

On November 18, 2015 “New Generation” Humanitarian NGO started “Development of legal capacities of journalists” four-day training in Gyumri. The training is organized in the scope of “Reinforcement of legislative mechanisms regarding protection of rights of vulnerable groups for rule of law” financed by the Embassy of the Netherlands in Georgia.

The training is attended by 11 journalists from state institutions, media centers and regional TV companies.

During the four days of the training the journalists will study human rights, its general concepts and definitions; in-state and international constitutions; prohibition of discrimination in international documents and contracts ratified by the Republic of Armenia; freedom of speech and hate speech; discrimination towards minorities; means of prevention and fight.

The experts of then training course are:

  • Hasmik Harutyunyan – “Protection of rights Without Borders” NGO
  • Levon Barseghyan: Gyumri “Journalist’s Asparez Club” NGO.
  • Syuzanna Soghomonyan: Helsinki Citizens’ Assmably of Vanadzor NGO

In the end of the training all the participants will receive certificates of participation.