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11.02.2019
Working Discussion at RA NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs
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On February 11, working discussion was held at the RA NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs, where the RA Human Rights Defender Arman Tatoyan took part.

Before turning to the discussion the Committee Chair Naira Zohrabyan voiced the citizens’ alarms related to the refusal of medical aid service for moving especially the patients with heavy respiratory illness to the hospital. In this issue the Committee Chair drew the attention of the RA Health Care and the Human Rights Defender (HRD), underlining that the Ministry of Emergency Situations should quickly respond and find solutions.

Naira Zohrabyan also highlighted the anti-constitutional recognition of the provision of the law by the Constitutional Court, by which the detained was deprived of the possible means of communication in the punishment cell.

The Committee Chair also emphasized that effective cooperation had always been with the HRD, adding that in the future a working map would also be elaborated.

In terms of the rise of the parliament’s international authority the RA HRD Arman Tatoyan stressed the creation of the Committee being involved with the human rights.

The HRD presented the works done in recent period, touched upon in detail the state of the human rights, the existing problems and challenges in the special institutions. The HRD has underlined that there is effective cooperation with the Ministry of Justice, in the previous year a legislative package was worked out, which would be debated in the parliament. A number of reforms were envisaged by the document.

According to Arman Tatoyan, the representatives of the new government listen to the public opinion, and we should further develop that practice.

The Ombudsman answered the Committee members’ questions, which related to the deputies’ visits, the availability of the medical crew in the criminal executive institutions, the possible mechanisms of prevention of hunger strike, the efficiency of the inclusive education system, the problem of the recognition of the person’s employment, pardon process, etc.

At the end of the meeting Naira Zohrabyan assured that HRD’s every report would be discussed in detail in the Committee. According to her, the newly created Committee should become that platform, where the problems would not only be voiced, bit also be solved. In this context Naira Zohrabyan emphasized the close cooperation with the government and the HRD Office.


11.02.2019
Meeting at RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs
On February 11, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs Vladimir Vardanyan received the Head of the delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Claire Meytraud, the Head of Communication and Prevention Programmes Zara Amatuni and the Legal Adviser I...

11.02.2019
RA NA Deputies Take Part in Discussions in Moscow
On February 11, at the press conference the RA NA deputies Anush Begloian, Sergey Bagratyan, Arkady Khachatryan, Mikayel Zolyan and Aleksey Sandikov presented details about the discussion on Russia and Armenia in the political conditions initiated by the Russian International Affairs Council and Dia...

11.02.2019
Issues of Cooperation Discussed with Members of OSCE and Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces
On February 11, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security Andranik Kocharyan and the member of the Committee Kristine Poghosyan met with the members of the OSCE delegation and the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF).Welcoming the guests Andranik Ko...

11.02.2019
RA NA Standing Committees Convene Sittings
On February 11, the RA NA Standing Committees convened sittings.Two items were included in the agenda of the sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment. The Committee Chair Varazdat Karapetyan informed that a decision was...

11.02.2019
Mikayel Melkumyan Hosts Ambassador of Russia to Armenia
On February 11, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Territorial and Eurasian Integration Mikayel Melkumyan met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russia to Armenia Sergey Kopirkin.The Ambassador congratulated Mikayel Melkumyan on being elected in the post of the Ch...

11.02.2019
Mikayel Melkumyan Receives Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Armenia
On February 11, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Territorial and Eurasian Integration Mikayel Melkumyan met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Armenia Timur Urazayev.Congratulating Mikayel Melkumyan on being elected in the post of the C...

11.02.2019
On February 12, at 10 Regular Sitting of NA First Session to be Held
“Under Part 8 of Article 33 of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Armenia ‘the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly’ the regular sitting of the first session of the National Assembly will be held on February 12, at 10:00 to debate the programme of the Government,” the statement by the ...



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