01.06.2012 12:57

The Yerevan Press Club (YPC), together with Eurasia Partnership
Foundation, is organizing an Armenia-Turkey Media Round Table on June
4-5, 2012.

The round table will host a group of civil society and media
representatives from Turkey. The Armenian and Turkish participants
will discuss the current stage of Armenia-Turkey relations and its
coverage in the Armenian and Turkish media, as well as strategies to
improve such coverage.

The state of the media in the two countries will also be on the
agenda. Representatives from YPC and the Faculty of Communications at
Izmir University of Economics will present the preliminary findings
of monitoring of media coverage of Armenia-Turkey relations conducted
in the fall of 2011.

The round table is part of the "Support to Armenia-Turkey
Rapprochement" project funded by the United States Agency for
International Development (USAID) and implemented by a Consortium
comprising Eurasia Partnership Foundation, the YPC, the International
Center for Human Development, and the Union of Manufacturers and
Businessmen (Employers) of Armenia, in cooperation with a number of
key Turkish partners including: the Global Political Trends Center,
the Turkish-Armenian Business Development Council, Anadolu Kultur,
GAYA research institute, the Media and Communications Department
of Izmir University of Economics, Toplum Gonulluleri Vakfi, and the
Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey.