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"My Question to Future President"

Description: The purpose of the project is to use the 2008 Presidential Elections to promote political thinking and participation among the Armenian youth by organizing the first-ever TV shows between presidential candidates and high school students from Yerevan, Gyumri, Vanadzor and Goris. Each student has the opportunity to ask one question to a "Future President."
Results: Promotion of democratic values on the threshold of the upcoming presidential elections in Armenia; getting youth involved in the democratic process and starting a tradition of public discussion; helping the public understand the basic elements of free and fair elections; enriching TV political programming; and introducing an innovative and unprecedented campaign element to candidates.
Implementation period: 01.11.2007 - 31.03.2008
Budget: AMD 9,366,042
Donor(s): British Embassy Yerevan
Partners: Journalists' Club Asparez, Helsinki Citizens' Assembly Vanadzor, Goris Teachers' Union (GUM), "Internews" media support NGO