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22.05.2019
Problems on Regulation of NGOs’ Activities Discussed
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On May 22, the NA Standing Committee on protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs Naira Zohrabyan and the members met with the representatives of the NGO Transparency International Anti-Corruption Center .

Naira Zohrabyan has evaluated the activities of the abovementioned NGO in our country, underlining that the Committee is ready for effective cooperation.

The Executive Director of the NGO Transparency International Anti-Corruption Center Sona Ayvazyan has noted that since 2014 with the support of the USAID their organization implements the program Demanding Society for Responsible Administration and its component is dedicated to the improvement of the NGOs’ legislation and the provision of the necessary environment for their activity. It was noted that the organization took part in the elaboration works of the law on the NGOs, and after passing the law observe the development of the sub-legislative field. Sona Ayvazyan presented her viewpoint on the control and accountability towards the Civil Society Organizations (CVO), touched upon in this respect the international experts’ opinions.

The Program Consultant of the European Center of Not-for-Profit Law Luben Panov has underscored that they try to help the governments, the parliaments and the civil society organizations to find the best solutions for regulating the field in consonance with the conditions of their countries. he highlighted the opportunity to be given to the NGOs for economic activities and for the volunteers certain regulation. Luben Panov has informed that they cooperate with the State Revenue Committee, present the observations and proposals of the solution of the sphere problems, emphasizing the public debates and the dialogue between the civil society and the authorities. According to him, we should keep balance among the accountability, open information and secrecy of personal data.

During the debate with the Committee members the participants referred to the activity and financing of the individual donor organizations, the formation of the donation fund, the proportionality of the NGOs’ financing, the realization of the NGOs’ economic activity opportunities and the state financing sources, the financial transparency and the accountability of the companies implementing media activities, the problem of fake news and other problems on the sphere regulation.

At the end of the meeting Naira Zohrabyan assured that all proposals and ideas would be debated in the Committee, and part of them would become a basis for legislative amendments.


22.05.2019
NA My Step Faction Hosts Students of the Royal College of Defence Studies of the United Kingdom
On May 22, the members of the RA NA My Step Faction met with the students of the Royal College of Defence Studies of the United Kingdom being in Armenia on a regional visit in the framework of the visiting educational process.According to the Professor of the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom Da...

22.05.2019
Launch of Survey Titled The Investment Environment of Armenia, the Legal Field and the Existing Problems in National Assembly
On May 22, the NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs on the initiative of the journalists covering the economic sphere organized the launch of the survey titled The Investment Environment of Armenia, the Legal Field and the Existing Problems in the National Assembly. The event was carried out wi...

22.05.2019
Items on Science and Sport on Agenda of Committee Sitting
On May 22, the RA NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport moderated by Mkhitar Hayrapetyan debated the RA draft law on Making Addendum to the Law on the RA National Academy of Sciences authored by Sergey Bagratyan.The RA Deputy Minister of Education and Scienc...

22.05.2019
Conclusions Presented by RA Audit Chamber Discussed at Joint Sitting of NA Committees
At May 22 joint sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on Health Care and Social Affairs and on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs Narek Zeynalyan and Mane Tandilyan, two current conclusions presented by the RA Audit Chamber were discussed.The member of the RA Audit Chamber Davit Chibukhch...

22.05.2019
Extraordinary Sitting of NA Council Convened
On May 22, the RA NA Council convened an extraordinary sitting presided over by the President of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan.The item on giving consent to the NA deputies’ initiative on Convening the NA Extraordinary Sitting before the term established by Paragraph 7 of Article 41 of th...

22.05.2019
Members of RA NA My Step Faction Meet with Candidate for RA Constitutional Court Judge
The members of the RA NA My Step Faction met with the candidate for the vacant seat of the RA Constitutional Court Judge Artur Vagharshyan proposed by the President of the Republic.During the meeting the candidate talked about his biography, work experience, touched upon his vision of the activities...



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