Armenia signs the Istanbul Convention

18/01/2018 Strasbourg

Today, in Strasbourg, Mr Paruyr HOVHANNISYAN, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Armenia to the Council of Europe, signed the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combatting Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention). Armenia becomes the 45th member state...

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Training for the Ombudsman's Office on Human Rights in the Armed Forces

16-17/12/2017 Tsaghkadzor, Armenia

On 16 and 17 December 2017, 20 Armenian specialists dealing with human rights protection in the military sphere improved their knowledge and skills on human rights standards in the armed forces set out in the case law of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) as well as the jurisprudence of...

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Human rights in the armed forces in Armenia discussed on the occasion of the Human Rights Day

11/12/2017 Yerevan, Armenia

On 11 December 2017 the Council of Europe (CoE) Office in Yerevan organised a round table discussion on the occasion of the Human Rights Day. The round table was attended by representatives of different departments and services of the Ministry of Defence of Armenia, in particular of its Human...

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Armenia’s International Community to Honour Rights Advocates

11/12/2017 Yerevan, Armenia

The U.S. Embassy, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Delegation of the European Union to Armenia, the Embassy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Embassy of the Republic of France, the United Nations, and the Council of Europe honoured individuals...

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Key results discussed at Conference of the Project “Strengthening Integrity and Combatting Corruption in Higher Education in Armenia”

30/11/2017 Yerevan, Armenia

What was the impact of the Project “Strengthening Integrity and Combatting Corruption in Higher Education in Armenia”? What has been achieved? The project results were discussed during a conference that took place in Yerevan on 30 November. Organised in co-operation with the Ministry of Education...

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