22.10.2008 -

UNESCO and Armenian Journalists Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

One more significant event within the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been conducted with the support of Social and Human Sciences Sector and Communication and Information Sector of the UNESCO Moscow Office.

One more significant event within the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been conducted with the support of Social and Human Sciences Sector and Communication and Information Sector of the UNESCO Moscow Office.

The Armenian National Commission for UNESCO together with the Armenian Union of Journalists organized on 7-10 October 2008 a series of workshops for journalists from different regions of the Republic of Armenia.

Different aspects of human rights, including Bioethics, Gender equality, Press Freedom, Ethics and Tolerance in Mass Media appeared in the focus of Armenian journalists' attention. The universal importance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the significance of the realization of its principles remained the subject of animated discussion.

Participants of the event

From left to right: Russian experts in bioethics Boris Yudin and Pavel Tishenko and Chair of the Armenian Union of Journalists Astkhik Gevorkyan 

Expert Lilit Zakharian, keynote speaker of the round-table on Gender Equality and Astkhik Gevorkyan 

Expert Boris navasardyan, President of the Yerevan Press Club,
keynote speaker of the round-table on Press Freedom and modern Mass Media

Secretary-General of the Armenian Commission for UNESCO Hambardzum Minasyan is handing Certificates to participants of the training on “Bioethics and Mass Media_”

 




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