The main partners and beneficiaries of the Project are the Ministry of Justice, the Judiciary, the Justice Academy, the Representative of the Republic of Armenia before the European Court of Human Rights, Prosecutors’ Office, Special Investigation Service, Investigative Committee, Human Rights Defender’s Office and non-governmental organisations.

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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Prosecutors of Armenia enhanced their knowledge and skills on the new criminal and procedural legislation of Armenia

23 February 2022 Yerevan, Armenia

Two two- day seminars on “Selected issues of new Criminal (CC) and Criminal Procedure Codes (CPC) of Armenia” were organised for two groups of 48 prosecutors of Armenia on 25-26 January and on 22-23 February in the Justice Academy in Yerevan. During the first half of the seminars, the...

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Annual Meeting of the Steering Committee

14 December 2021 Yerevan, Armenia

Online Steering Committee meeting of the Project “Supporting the criminal justice reform and harmonising the application of European standards in Armenia”, was held on 10 December. The Steering Committee is a strategic decision-making body of the Project. It aims to ensure the successful...

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Staff of the Representative of the Republic of Armenia before the European Court of Human Right enhanced their knowledge and skills on the new criminal procedure legislation of Armenia

7 December 2021 Yerevan, Armenia

One -day workshop on “Selected issues of new Criminal Procedure Code of Armenia” was organised for 18 staff members of the Representative of the Republic of Armenia before the ECtHR on 7 December in Marriott Hotel in Yerevan. New regulations, provisions and procedural safeguards in the context of...

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