Mental Health Care in penitentiary system of Armenia

25/02/2021 Yerevan, Armenia

Recommendations of an assessment report on “Psychiatric Assistance in the Penitentiary Institutions of the Republic of Armenia” were presented to representatives of the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Health, the Prison Medicine Centre, the Human Rights Defender’s Office and civil society...

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Training Programme for Judges and Assistants of Judges on Legal drafting of the Judicial Decisions

23-24/02/2021 Yerevan, Armenia

Legal drafting of judicial decisions was the key topic of a two-day training organised on 23-24 February, 2021, within the PGG project “Support to the judicial reform – enhancing the independence and professionalism of the judiciary in Armenia”. Seventeen national judges and assistants of judges,...

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Statement by Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić

Secretary General on events in Yerevan: “All political disagreements should be resolved in a peaceful manner”

26/02/2021 Secretary General, Strasbourg

“I have been closely following recent developments in our member state Armenia and I call for calm, restraint and responsibility. All political disagreements should be discussed and resolved in a peaceful manner, around an inclusive negotiating table involving civilian representatives of society...

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Induction and in-service training manual for probation officers presented to the main stakeholders in Armenia

24/02/2021 Yerevan, Armenia

A workshop on presenting the reviewed training manual and supporting materials for Armenian probation officers was organised online on 24 February 2021. Following a survey on the training needs of the Armenian Probation Service, the training manual for probation officers was reviewed and the...

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Second Steering Committee meeting of the Project on ‘‘Protection of Human Rights in Biomedicine’’

23/02/2021 Yerevan, Armenia

On 23 February 2021 the second Steering Committee meeting of the Council of Europe Project on "Human Rights in Biomedicine" in Armenia was held online. The Steering Committee was opened by Maxime Longangue, Acting Head of the Council of Europe Office in Yerevan, Lena Nanushyan, First Deputy...

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