Funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe, Implemented by the Council of Europe

The main partners and beneficiaries of the Project are the Ministry of Justice, the Justice Academy, the Investigative Committee and the Special Investigation Service and legal professionals and investigators.

The main objectives are:

  • to improve the legislation on criminal matters and institutional mechanisms for combating ill-treatment in line with European human rights standards.
  • to strengthen the capacity of the Justice Academy to train prosecutors and investigators on criminal justice and human rights
  • to improve the knowledge and skills of investigators on criminal justice and human rights, including effective investigations of ill-treatment cases

The following results are expected:

  • the legislation on criminal matters and institutional mechanisms for combating ill-treatment is improved and implemented in line with European human rights standards;
  • the capacity of the Justice Academy to train investigators on criminal justice and human rights is strengthened.
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Final Conference of the Project

12 December 2018 Yerevan

A final conference of the Project “Supporting the criminal justice reform and combating ill-treatment and impunity in Armenia” funded through the European Union and Council of Europe Partnership for Good Governance was held on 12 December. The conference marked the successful accomplishment of...

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International Conference Marking the 10 Year Anniversary of the Armenian National Preventive Mechanism

28-29 November 2018 Yerevan

On 28-29 November an international conference marking the 10th anniversary of the National Preventive Mechanism in Armenia was organised in Yerevan to discuss issues related to the prevention of torture and execution of the relevant judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. On 31 May 2006,...

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The CoE HELP course on Prohibition of Ill-treatment launched for Armenian investigators and prosecutors

31 October 2018 Yerevan

The Council of Europe HELP course on Prohibition of Ill-treatment was launched for a group of investigators of the Investigative Committee of the Republic of Armenia (IC) and the Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Armenia (SIS), as well as prosecutors from the General Prosecutor’s...

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