Promoting Good Democratic Governance in Armenia in the era of COVID-19

23/09/2020 Yerevan, Armenia

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a marked increase in the drive towards online and distance learning solutions. Throughout Europe, the use of digital technologies in the public sector and the push towards e-governance and digitalisation of public administration has become increasingly widespread,...

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Nagorno-Karabakh: Secretary General calls for immediate end to hostilities

27/09/2020 Council of Europe, Strasbourg

The Secretary General of the 47-nation Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović-Burić, has made the following statement concerning the situation around Nagorno-Karabakh: “I am gravely concerned about reports of military escalation of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. I call on our Member States Armenia...

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First project on Human Rights protection in Biomedicine in Armenia is launched

23/09/2020 Yerevan, Armenia

On 22 September 2020 the Council of Europe has launched an important Project on "Human Rights in Biomedicine" in Armenia holding online the first Steering Committee of this project. The Steering Committee was opened by Mr Mikhail Lobov, Head of Human Rights Policy and Co-operation Department of...

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Council of Europe Highlights 2019

18/09/2020 Council of Europe, Strasbourg

The report “Council of Europe - Highlights 2019” reviews notable achievements and events of the Council of Europe in 2019, a year which marked several anniversaries: the 70th anniversary of the Council of Europe, the 60th anniversary of the European Court of Human Rights, the 30th anniversary of...

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Secretary General: member states must work together to learn COVID-19 health crisis lessons

17/09/2020 Secretary General, Strasbourg

Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić has called for increased multilateral cooperation among the organisation’s member states to draw lessons from the pandemic crisis and enhance preparedness for addressing health concerns on the basis of common principles and best...

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