The main target groups are staff of the Ministry of Justice, stakeholders of the criminal justice reform, trainers of the Justice Academy, judges, prosecutors, investigators, staff of the Human Rights Defender’s Office and NGOs.

The final beneficiary is the population of Armenia who should enjoy a greater protection of its rights.

It is expected that as results of the Project:

  • National criminal justice policy and practice will be better aligned with European standards;
  • Judiciary will deliver higher quality criminal justice owing to a more harmonised application of European standards and national case-law;
  • Capacity of the Justice Academy to train judges, candidate judges and judicial assistants on criminal justice and human rights is strengthened.
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Seminar on Articles 3, 5 and 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights and on reopening of criminal cases

26-27 September and 30 September-1 October 2019 Yerevan

On 26-27 September and 30 September-1 October, 55 criminal law judges from different courts of Armenia acquired new skills and knowledge on specific aspects of Articles 3, 5 and 6 of the ECHR and on reopening of criminal cases. The seminar was facilitated by two Council of Europe international...

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Launch of the project "Implementation of judicial reforms"

25 April 2019 Yerevan

On 25 April, the Council of Europe launched Component 2 of the Project “Implementation of judicial reforms” in the sphere of criminal justice funded through the European Union and Council of Europe Partnership for Good Governance (PGG II). This Project is a part of the joint efforts of the...

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