Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.148 - European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 29/11/2020

Armenia

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 25 January 2002 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 3, paragraph 1, of the Charter, the Republic of Armenia declares that within the meaning of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages, minority languages in the Republic of Armenia are Assyrian, Yezidi, Greek, Russian and Kurdish languages.
Period covered: 01/05/2002 -
Articles concerned : 3

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 25 January 2002 - Or. Engl.

According to Article 2, paragraph 2, of the Charter, the Republic of Armenia declares that it shall apply the following provisions of the Charter to the Assyrian, Yezidi, Greek, Russian and Kurdish languages:

Article 8 - Education
Sub-paragraphs 1.a.iv ; 1.b.iv ; 1.c.iv ; 1.d.iv ; 1.e.iii ; 1.f.iii.

Article 9 - Judicial authorities
Sub-paragraphs 1.a.ii, iii, iv ; 1.b.ii ; 1.c.ii and iii ; 1.d.
Paragraph 3.

Article 10 - Administrative authorities and public services
Sub-paragraphs 1.a.iv and v ; 1.b ; 2.b ; 2.f ; 2.g ; 3.c ; 4.c.
Paragraph 5.

Article 11 - Media
Sub-paragraphs 1.a.iii ; 1.b.ii ; 1.c.ii ; 1.e.
Paragraphs 2 and 3.

Article 12 - Cultural activities and facilities
Sub-paragraphs 1.a.d.f. (*)
Paragraphs 2 and 3.

Article 13 - Economic and social life
Sub-paragraphs 1.b ; 1.c ; 1.d ; 2.b ; 2.c.

Article 14 - Transfrontier exchanges
Paragraphs a and b.

[(*)   Declaration contained in a Note verbale from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, dated 23 March 2004, transmitted by a Note verbale from the Permanent Representation of Armenia, dated 31 March 2004, registered at the Secretariat General on 1 April 2004 - Or. Engl.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia draws the attention of the Secretariat General to a technical error contained in Armenia’s instrument of ratification of the Charter.
When depositing the instrument of ratification, an error of translation occurred, namely Armenia made undertakings concerning Article 12 of the Charter, where the subparagraph c) was included. Indeed, by decision N-247-2 of 28 December 2001 of the National Assembly, Armenia is bound by subparagraph d) of Article 12.]
Period covered: 01/05/2002 -
Articles concerned : 2


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