ARKA News Agency – 03/23/2004

ARKA News Agency
March 23 2004

Italian Parliament creates group of friendship Italia-Armenia

Monitoring of contact line of NKR and Azeri Armed Forces takes place
without violation of cease fire regime

Seminar ┬źProcesses of Public Policy and Their Analysis┬╗ to take place
in Yerevan on April 2-3

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ITALIAN PARLIAMENT CREATES GROUP OF FRIENDSHIP ITALIA-ARMENIA

YEREVAN, March 23. /ARKA/. RA NA Chairman Arthur Baghdasarian and
Italian Ambassador to RA Marco Clementi discussed issues of oncoming
visit of the Speaker in Italy, RA NA told ARKA. Clementi noted that
Italy is very interested in oncoming visit. Particularly, on the
initiative of the Chairman of Chamber of Deputies of Italian
Parliament Peir Ferdinando Casini, group of friendship Italy-Armenia
is being created in Italian Parliament. In the frames of the visit
Armenian delegation will visit Toskana and Venice. L.D. -0 –

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MONITORING OF CONTACT LINE OF NKR AND AZERI ARMED FORCES TAKES PLACE
WITHOUT VIOLATION OF CEASE FIRE REGIME

STEPANAKERT, March 23. /ARKA/. Regular monitoring of contact line of
NKR and Azeri Armed Forces took place without violation of cease-fire
regime, NKR MFA told ARKA. Monitoring from the position of NKR
Defence Army was conducted by field assistance of OSCE acting
chairman Kennet Pickels (GB) and Gennadi Korj (Ukraine). L.D. -0 –

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SEMINAR ┬źPROCESSES OF PUBLIC POLICY AND THEIR ANALYSIS┬╗ TO TAKE PLACE
IN YEREVAN ON APRIL 2-3

YEREVAN, March 23. /ARKA/. Seminar ┬źProcesses of Public Policy and
Their Analysis┬╗ will take place in Yerevan on April 2-3. The seminar
is organized by Caucasus Research Resource Centers-Armenia. The
seminar envisages discussion of the following issues – joining of
experts and process of development of public policy, organization and
management of independent analysis of public policy, freedom of
information, transparency and role of mass media in public policy.
Public organizations, research and educational institutions and
representatives of administration and legislation bodies will take
part in the work of the seminar. L.D. -0 –