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Status Quo

Status Quo

“DEPOP Institute for Governance” in cooperation with Armenian Public Radio and with the support of the Swiss Confederation is implementing a program consisting of a series of broadcasts dedicated to the 2017 Parliamentary elections taking place in April. The series will continue until election day and seeks to improve the political culture in Armenia as well as the conscious participation of citizens in elections. Additionally, aiming to support fair and transparent elections, and to contribute to the development of civic consciousness. The debates are video recorded and made available online every week.

Status Quo is hosted by Gevorg Melikyan is a policy analyst and political advisor with an MA in Political Science (sub-field: International Relations) with concentrations in security issues, alliance formations, and conflict resolution from Ohio University, USA.

Since 2011 Gevorg runs “Status-Quo” analytical live radio-show with an emphasis on Armenia’s foreign policy, Armenia’s domestic politics, democracy and democratization, good governance and human rights, etc. The radio-show is the winner of Annual Good Governance award 2014, administrated by Go-Governance Institute (Austria) and Vienna’s City Hall.