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Parliamentary hearings on “The Presidency of the Republic of Armenia in the Council of Europe”

04.05.2013

On 3 May 2013, on the initiative of the Standing Committee on Foreign Relations of the RA National Assembly parliamentary hearings on “The Presidency of the Republic of Armenia in the Council of Europe” were held. The President of the RA Constitutional Court, the RA Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, NA Deputies, representatives of international organizations and various NGOs took part in the hearings. In turn, the International Center for Human Development was represented by Mr. Armen Galstyan, Executive director, Ms. Astghik Injeyan and Ms. Roza Kopyan.

During the hearings, Mr. Edward Nalbandian, the Foreign Minister of Armenia noted that the Council of Europe has the most important role in the all-European architecture: it is a platform of political dialogue. During its presidency Armenia will continue to encourage and enhance the CoE cooperation with the UN, the OSCE, the European Union and other partner organizations.

 

The Chairman of the NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Mr. Artak Zakaryan noted that Armenia already joined the Council of Europe for 12 years, and during this period the CoE had an important role in the problems aimed at the RA democratization, legal, political, social and other institutional reforms, enlargement of human rights base and their protection. 

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Conducting Qualitative Research on Domestic Violence in Armenia (CQRDVA)

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Monitoring of Online Print Media on Sex Selection in Armenia

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