On December 1, 2010 CRRC-Armenia presented some findings of Data Initiative 2009 survey conducted among 6000 households simultaneously in the countries of the South Caucasus. The findings were presented by CRRC-Armenia country director Heghine Manasyan. The participants were welcomed by Eurasia Partnership Foundation country director Gevorg Ter-Gabrielyan, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia Ara Petrossyan and the dean of the faculty of sociology of Yerevan State University Arthut Mkrtichyan.
Referring to the surveys conducted by CRRC every year, the Deputy Minister of Economy said such surveys directly or indirectly serve the public, as well as state administration bodies. This kind of surveys collect valuable data that help to analyze and understand the situations in different fields. The survey results may help to guide the reforms in the right direction in economic and social life.
The Armenian media has been widely covering this event in the news, both in printed media and television. Particularly, Public TV Company of Armenia, that has the widest coverage on the territory of Armenia and is broadcasted abroad as well, presented about 5 minutes long coverage of the event, right after presenting the news coverage of the Armenian presidents visit to Astana.
Below see the slides of the presentation with some findings and charts.