Hackathon [Yan] is a unique fest of innovation and programming where teams of developers, and not only, develop and submit to the jury their idea and the prototype (demo version) of the proposed solution/project/app within only 24 hours.
Hackathon [Yan] Yerevan 2011 was our first Hackathon held on 17-18 December 2011 with the Public Journalism Club and Microsoft Innovation Center Armenia. This was the first large-scale Hackathon in the Caucasus.
Hackathon [Yan] Yerevan 2011 was a contest-festival of innovative ideas and projects aimed at solving city problems of Yerevan through new technologies and to enhance people’s participation in projects (websites, mobile applications, etc.).
Hackathon [Yan] 2012 was organized by Microsoft Innovation Center Armenia, Microsoft Armenia, mLab ECA Regional Mobile Applications Laboratory and Enterprise Incubator and Public Journalism Club.
The event was part of “Innovation through Technology” project, which is a good example of cooperation between private and state institutions: Microsoft Innovation Center Armenia, Microsoft Armenia, USAID Armenia, RA Government, Enterprise Incubator Foundation and State Engineering University of Armenia.
Partners: US International Agency, Sourcio Company, Counterpart International Armenia, Mergelyan Research Institute of Mathematical Machines, GNC Alfa, Knight Mozilla Open News (http://www.mozillaopennews.org/).
Hackathon [Yan] Flight 2013 innovative and programming contest was organized jointly by the Microsoft Innovation Center Armenia, Public Journalism Club, Zvartnots International Airport, in partnership with Microsoft Company and Counterpart International.
Hackathon [Yan] 2013 was made possible with the assistance of Counterpart International Armenia (www.counterpart.am). Knight Mozilla Open News also (http://www.mozillaopennews.org/) supported the program.
Hackathon [Yan] Gyumri 2014 – annual contest of innovative ideas and programming – was organized in cooperation with Microsoft Innovation Center Armenia, Public Journalism Club, the Gyumri Information Technologies Center, and USAID Armenia.
The contest traveled to Gyumri to encourage the active young people and developers in Armenia’s second largest city and other cities to join the event and bring their ideas to life.
Hackathon [Yan] Gyumri 2014 was held within the Innoweekend regional extensive event and enabled the teams to get acquainted with other teams in the region and participate in parallel seminars, presentations, etc.
Parallel to Hackathon [Yan] Gyumri 2014 and ICT entrepreneurs training within the Innoweekend the first Armenia-Turkey Startup Weekend was held to team up young entrepreneurs from two neighboring countries that do not have diplomatic relations around startup ideas to jointly implement them.
Hackathon [Yan] Flight 2013 innovative and programming contest was organized together with Microsoft Innovation Center Armenia, Public Journalism Club, Zvartnots International Airport, in partnership with Microsoft Company and Counterpart International.
In Relation to Press Briefing of State Department Spokesperson Matthew Miller
We, the undersigned civil society organizations from Armenia express our grave concerns over the statement of the US State Department on May 30, 2023 in relation to the remarks delivered by President of Azerbaijan Aliyev on May 28, 2023. Whereas we support the efforts aimed at achieving a lasting and sustainable settlement of Nagorno Karabakh conflictJune 2, 2023
An International Conference Dedicated to Combatting Disinformation and Propaganda Was Held in Yerevan
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STATEMENT: in support of the “Charjoum” movement, which is being prosecuted by the Azerbaijani embassy in France
May 11, at 09:30 in the morning, the first court session of the defamation suit filed against “Charjoum” by the Azerbaijani embassy in France will be held in the Paris Nanterre court. The Azerbaijani embassy accuses “Charjoum” of defamation for making publications on social networks about people who serve the interests of Aliyev’s dictatorship inMay 8, 2023
Civil Society Condemns Police Violence Against Young People
On the night of April 23 of this year, representatives of the RA Police invaded the territory of the “Poligraf” techno club without any justification or legal basis. This illegal invasion by the police was followed by a brutal beating of the young people in the club, then everyone was laid on the ground andApril 26, 2023
Invitation to Conduct Research: “Disinformation Flows and Fake Narratives of the Armenia-Turkey Normalization Process”
The Public Journalism Club (hereinafter as PJC) invites research organizations and individual researchers to apply for the competition to conduct research on the topic of “Disinformation Flows and Fake Narratives of the Armenia-Turkey Normalization Process.” The purpose of the research is to study disinformation flows, fake narratives, and conspiracy theories that circulate in the contextApril 21, 2023
Integrity of Justice ReformsMay 26, 2023
Support to the Armenia-Turkey Normalization Process: Rapid Response (ATNP Rapid Response)
Project Title: Support to the Armenia-Turkey Normalization Process: Rapid Response (ATNP Rapid Response) Donor Organization: European Union Lead Organization: Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF) Implementor Organizations: The Consortium partners include Civilitas Foundation (CF), Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF), Public Journalism Club (PJC), Regional Studies Center (RSC) from Armenia; and Anadolu Kültür, the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV), Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly (HCA), and Hrant Dink Foundation from Turkey. PJC Collaboration: PublicMarch 20, 2023