95% of the interviewed migrants reported having sent remittances to only one household, on average remittances are sent every 4 to 6 months. We believe that the amount of remittances sent and savings brought to Armenia tend to be underreported. Thus the average presented here might be somewhat lower than in reality. (present Minimum maximum, mean). We notice a slight increase in the amount during the last trip, but that can be associated in the increase in cost of living.
Figures for the results of media monitoring in Armenia are very much alike the figures that the monitoring exposed in Azerbaijan.
&quot;The Minister and the Mining Sector&quot; , started as an attempt to clarify why the country’s Environment Ministry was seemingly disinterested in tackling the looming ecological challenges facing the country in particular in regards to the rapidly expanding mining sector. Eight months later Baghdasaryan had discovered that the Minister of the Environment had been very busy awarding exploration licenses to 15 members of his family as well as his office assistants in violation of several statutes. As a result of these stories a study was begun into the mining industry and changes were made to create a public tender process and competitive bidding. A few months later the Environment Minister lost his job. This story showed the impact that can be made by collecting the documentation and using it in the story.
Migrants 2008 Remittances sent per migrant family Savings brought back per migrant family
95% of seasonal labor migrants sent remittances to only one household.
On average the frequency of sending remittances is every 4-6 months.
Trip Number of unsuccessful migrants USD Number of successful migrants Minimum Maximum Mean (USD) First 23 (8%) 0 254 (92%) 100 17000 1921 Last 13 (6%) 0 196 (94%) 7 12000 2802 Trip Number of unsuccessful migrants USD Number of successful migrants Minimum Maximum Mean (USD) First 33 (11%) 0 247 (89%) 10 1000 270 Last 17 (7%) 0 192 (93%) 20 1000 345
Promoting discourse on the European dimension, aiming at full communication and cooperation between EU, Armenian Government, and European and Armenian civil society in light of the values and spirit of Eastern Partnership.
Armenian Center for National and International
Center of Civilization and Cultural Studies
Yerevan Press Club
Open Society Institute
International Center for Human Development
To introduce basic information about the EU and Armenia-EU relations to children and general public in the provinces
Improving the process of the reform in higher educational system in Armenia in light of the EaP and the Bologna process with Yerevan State Linguistics University