Developing codes of ethics – workshops for representatives of local universities in Armenia

5-6 and 10-11/05/2017 Yerevan, Armenia

Management and academic staff from 10 Higher Education Institutions of Armenia participated in two workshops on developing Codes of Ethics for Higher Education Institutions that took place on 5-6 May and 10-11 May. The two workshops organised in the framework of the project “Strengthening...

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Steering Committee Meeting of Armenia-Council of Europe 2015-2018 Action Plan Took Place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia

23/05/2017 Yerevan, Armenia

On May 23, the Steering Committee Meeting of the Armenia-Council of Europe 2015-2018 Action Plan took place in Yerevan. Deputy Foreign Minister of the Republic of Armenia Garen Nazarian and Director of the Office of the Directorate General of Programmes of the Council of Europe Verena Taylor...

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Liisa Ansala: ”Further democratic consolidation is needed in Yerevan also outside the polling stations”

16/05/2017 Stasbourg

A 10 member electoral assessment team from the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe – headed by Liisa Ansala (Finland, ILDG) and including two representatives from the EU Committee of the Regions – concluded yesterday its mission to observe the elections to the...

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Lack of resources, passive attitude of national authorities key obstacles for the protection of minority languages in Armenia

11/05/2017 Strasbourg

Armenia and its inhabitants have a respectful attitude to cultures and languages; its legislation and regulations comply with the country’s obligations in promoting the use of regional and minority languages in public life. However, more needs to be done to raise awareness of the country’s...

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The Council of Europe marked the establishment of the Self-governing Organisation of Mediators of Armenia

05/05/2017 Yerevan, Armenia

On 5 May 2017 an event to mark the establishment of the Self-governing Organisation of Mediators to discuss the challenges related to the application of mediation in Armenia was organised by the Council of Europe (CoE), in cooperation with the judiciary and the Self-governing Organisation of...

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