Forum on local democracy: a shared commitment to foster local economic development

12/11/2018 Yerevan, Armenia

The forum on local democracy that took place on 12 November in Yerevan focused on the theme of ‘Decentralisation and Local Economic Development’ has brought together 120 partners of the local government system in Armenia – mayors and councillors, their Associations, representatives of the...

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Police response to violence against women and domestic violence strengthened in Armenia

23-26 and 29-30/10/2018 Tsaghkadzor, Armenia

On 23–26 and 29–30 October 2018, the Council of Europe together with the Police of Republic of Armenia conducted trainings on how to prevent violence against women and domestic violence and protect the victims of violence in Tsaghkadzor, Armenia. The trainings targeted at the Heads of Divisions...

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Training on human rights in the armed forces

25/10/2018 Jermuk, Armenia

On 25 and 26 October, 20 officers from southern Armenian military units took part in a training on human rights in the armed forces. The training was the first in the series of four seminars which will be conducted in October-November 2018, ultimately covering officers from all military corps of...

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Statement of the President of the Venice Commission regarding Armenia

19/10/2018 Strasbourg

The President of the Venice Commission: “Following the discussions between the Venice Commission and the First Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia at the 116th session of the Venice Commission Acknowledges and supports the peaceful manner in which the Armenian people is carrying out change;...

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10 October - European Day against Death Penalty

10/09/2018 Strasbourg

The 47-nation Council of Europe and the 28-member European Union have published a joint declaration to mark the European and World Day against the Death Penalty on 10 October. The declaration underlines the two organisations’ strong opposition to capital punishment in all circumstances. “The...

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