“One version of the Judicial Code was sent to the Venice Commission another version was adopted by the RA National Assembly”

  A discussion on the topic “Adoption of Judicial Code in National Assembly: Problematic Provisions and Concerns” was held in Media Center Initiative on December 25 of 2017. Haykuhi Harutyunyan, the President of the “Protection of Rights without Borders” NGO, the president of the Armenian Helsinki Committee, Avetik Ishkhanyan, Arthur Sakunts, Chairperson of the Helsinki […]

An extraordinary situation in the National Assembly: the deputies from “ELQ” party are knocking on the tables, screaming and complaining (video)

An extraordinary situation is in the National Assembly, which turned into an argument. The president of the National Assembly announced, that the constitutional draft law on making amendments and supplements to the Judicial Code, for the adoption of which at least 3/5 for votes of the total votes of the deputies are necessary. The draft […]

Both Hayk Babukhanyan and Aram Simonyan are mistaken: Larisa Minasyan

Unfortunately, both Hayk Babukhanyan and Aram Simonyan are mistaken, saying the young men received any financial support from the Fund said Larisa Alaverdyan, executive director of the “Open Society Foundations-Armenia” Office in an interview to Azatutyun radio station. As mentioned by Larisa Minasyan, it’s not difficult to find out whether there was financial support or […]

“The role of the Civil Society in developing public policy agenda and ensuring accountable governance in Armenia.”

On December 18, The Partnership for Open Society Initiative held a public discussion entitled “The Role of the Civil Society in Developing Public Policy Agenda and Ensuring Accountable Governance in Armenia.” Representatives of RA National Assembly, Government, Human Rights Defender, embassies accredited in Armenia, international organizations, political parties, civil society and mass media were invited to […]

Տարեվերջյան նիստ

2017 թվականի դեկտեմբերի 15-ին տեղի ունեցավ ՀՀ արդարադատության նախարարության քրեակատարողական հիմնարկներում և մարմիններում հասարակական վերահսկողություն իրականացնող հասարակական դիտորդների Խմբի տարեվերջյան նիստը։ Խմբի նիստին մասնակցում էին դիտորդների Խմբի անդամները, փորձագետները, ինչպես նաև աշխատակազմը։ Դիտորդների Խմբի նախագահ Արայիկ Զալյանը ամփոփեց 2017 թվականի ընթացքում կատարված աշխատանքը, շնորհակալգրեր հանձնեց 2017 թվականի ընթացքում առավել ակտիվություն դրսևորած երեք դիտորդներին։     Շնորհակալագրեր […]

The human rights activists urge the EU Ambassador to “influence” the RA Authorities on Ghuksayan case

A number of human rights protection organization issued a joint statement addressed to Piotr Switalski, Ambassador, Head of the European Unions’ Delegation to Armenia to make influence on Armenian authorities to cease the criminal proceeding against opposition activist Andrias Ghukasyan. In the statement, 7 non-governmental organizations number a few facts, insisting, that the mentioned case […]

The Speech of Haykuhi Harutyunyan on “EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Agreement”

Haykuhi Harutyunyan, the President of the “Protection of Right without Borders” NGO, member of the Executive Board of the Armenian National Platform of Eastern Partnership’s Civil Society Forum delivered a speech during the meeting on “EU-Armenia: Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement” at the National Assembly of Armenia on December 1 of 2017. According to H. […]