Support to the judicial reform – enhancing the independence and professionalism of the judiciary in Armenia

5/03/2019 Yerevan, Armenia

On 5 March 2019 the Project funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe and implemented by the Council of Europe “Support to the judicial reform – enhancing the independence and professionalism of the judiciary in Armenia’’ was launched. The Project aims to support the Armenian...

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Armenian Civil and Criminal Courts of Appeals presented and discussed their achievements and challenges faced during the first 20 years of work

26/02/2019 Yerevan, Armenia

On 26 February 2019 the Project funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe “Support to the implementation of the judicial reform in Armenia” supported the organisation of the round table discussion on the role of the superior courts. The round table discussion has been organised to...

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Armenia’s International Community to Honour Rights Advocates

20/02/2019 Yerevan, Armenia

The U.S. Embassy, the Delegation of the European Union to Armenia, the United Nations, the Embassy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Council of Europe in Armenia, and the Embassy of Sweden honored individuals working to promote human rights, freedom of expression,...

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Country visit report

Report on Armenia recommends measures to improve women’s rights, protection of disadvantaged or vulnerable groups, and establishing accountability for past human rights violations

29/01/2019 Strasbourg

Today the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, published the report of her visit to Armenia carried out in September 2018. The report focuses on women’s rights, gender equality and domestic violence; the human rights of disadvantaged or vulnerable groups; and...

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Seventy years of the Council of Europe – a website to explore our European story

18/01/2019 Strasbourg

Today the Council of Europe is launching its 70th anniversary website – a place to explore our history, understand our mission and learn how our work is as important now as it ever was. Initally in English, a French version will follow soon. Join us every month for a new video to see how the...

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