The PRWB Observations on the draft law “On Making Amendments and Supplements to the RA Law on State Duty”

On December 04 of 2020, a draft law on “Making Amendments and Supplements to the RA Law “On State Duty”” was circulated in the unified website for publication of legal acts’ drafts under the RA Ministry of Justice. The Protection of Rights without Borders NGO presented observations and recommendations on the presented draft law. By […]

Information Note on the Social Assistance Programs During the Martial Law in Armenia

The current information note presents summarized information on various social support programs presented by the Republic of Armenia and Republic of Artsakh Governments respectively, foundations, initiatives making a reference to the applications, announcements and presenting information on contact persons and related agencies. The information note includes information on already initiated programs, as well as on […]

Observations on the Procedure of the Support Measure and on Providing Support to the Citizens Registered in Artsakh

The Protection of Rights without Borders NGO elaborated observations on the RA Government Decree number 1799-L dated November 16 of 2020 on the approval of the measure to provide support to the citizens registered in Artsakh and on the decree number 1813-L dated November 18 of 2020 respectively on the approval of the order to […]

ALTERNATIVE REPORT TO THE COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINTATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION (CERD)

This report is submitted by the “Protection of Rights without Borders” NGO in advance of the review of the periodic report of Azerbaijan by the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) at its 102th session. This report focuses on Azerbaijan’s policy of racial discrimination and ethnic hatred against ethnic Armenians. Having been brought […]

RECOMMENDATIONS On the RA Draft Laws on Making Amendments and Supplements to the RA Constitutional Law “RA Judicial Code” and in Other Related Laws

On June 31 of 2020, the RA Ministry of Justice presented the draft laws on making amendments and supplements to the RA Constitutional Law “RA Judicial Code” and in other related law to public discussion, by which a specialized anti-corruption court is intended to be established, as well as the election of the judges and […]

Observations and Recommendations on the RA Draft Law on “Republic of Armenia Fact-Finding Commission” and other Related Draft Laws

The draft law on “Republic of Armenia Fact-Finding Commission” was elaborated by the Republic of Armenia Ministry of Justice on May 26 of 2020. The Open Society Foundations – Armenia elaborated relevant observation and recommendation package on the draft law, which related to the main functions and authorities of the Fact-Finding Commission, the order of […]

Recommendations on the RA Government Draft Decree on the Approval of the RA Labor Code Concept

On May 25 of 2020, the Republic of Armenia Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs presented the RA Government Draft Decree on the Approval of the RA Labor Code Concept to public discussion. The Open Society Foundations – Armenia, Protection of Rights without Borders NGO, Transparency International Anti-Corruption Center, Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly-Vanadzor Office and Law […]

Information Note on “The Impact of State of Emergency on the Labor and Social Rights and the Measures Directed towards their Elimination”

The current information note was elaborated by Nina Hakobyan and Anahit Mkrtchyan, lawyers of the Protection of Rights without Borders NGO. As a result of the state of emergency announced in the Republic of Armenia, problems have risen from the labor and social legislative regulations among physical and legal entities, especially in regard to the […]

Summarizing the Outcomes of the Consultancy Provided On the Employment Related Legal Issues during the Emergency Situations

The Protection of Rights without Borders NGO continues providing free legal consultancy to the citizens. Taking into consideration the Republic of Armenia Government Decree Number 298-N dated March 16 of 2020 on “The Approval of Declaring State of Emergency in the Republic of Armenia”, the legal consultancy has been provided in online regime and through […]

Research on “The Legitimacy of Restricting the Right to Personal Freedoms in the Context of Emergency Situation in the Republic of Armenia”

A research on “The Legitimacy of Restricting the Right to Personal Freedoms in the Context of Emergency Situation in the Republic of Armenia” was elaborated by the Protection of Rights without Borders NGO on April of 2020. The research was conducted in accordance with the relevant study on the domestic legislation and related international criteria […]