International standards on Women Offenders: Rules for the Treatment of Women Prisoners

14-15/04/2018 Tsaghkadzor, Armenia

A two-day training seminar on “International standards on Women Offenders: Rules for the Treatment of Women Prisoners” was organised on 14-15 April in Tsaghkadzor. The seminar aimed at enhancing the theoretical and practical knowledge of the Human Rights Defender Office and enhancing the...

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Civil participation in local decision-making

20-23/03/2018 Aghveran, Armenia

On 20-21 and 22-23 March 2018 capacity building training on “Civil participation in local decision-making” took place in Aghveran, Armenia. The training brought together representatives of all 52 consolidated communities in the country, including elected officials and municipality staff members....

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Colloquy on the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights against Armenia concerning effective investigation of ill-treatment

20-21/03/2018 Yerevan, Armenia

On 20 and 21 March 2018, “Colloquy on the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) against Armenia concerning effective investigation of ill-treatment” event was organised in Yerevan by the Council of Europe in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice of the...

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Armenia: new draft law on freedom of conscience and religious organisations is an improvement, but concerns remain over vaguely formulated limitations, and excessive registration and reporting requirements

19/03/2018 Strasbourg, France

A new draft law amending the Law of the Republic of Armenia “On Freedom of Conscience and on Religious Organisations” is a welcome improvement of the existing legal framework in terms of compliance with international standards on freedom of religion or belief; it is well-structured and addresses...

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Round table discussion on the draft Criminal Code of the Republic of Armenia

14/03/2018 Yerevan, Armenia

A Round table discussion on the draft Criminal Code of the Republic of Armenia was organised on 14 March where variety of stakeholders discussed issues and proposals on the draft Criminal Code. This was an important initiative, which gave an opportunity to the invitees and to the members of the...

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