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Will the Courts in Armenia Act in Line with the Constitutional Court's Ruling?
22.10.2015
13:00
The Constitutional Court ruled in favor of the right of mass media not to disclose their source of information, and this decision may become a positive precedent and minimize demands enforcement agencies set forth to media outlets to reveal their sources, said Artak Zeynalyan from the Rule of Law NGO.
Gaps in the Legislation and Violation of the Procurement Policy, Expert
22.10.2015
12:00
The centralization ration in the state procurement system is increasing while the competition is distorted, said Artak Manukyan from the Transparency International Anticorruption Center.
EU-Armenia Negotiations May Start by 2016
21.10.2015
13:00
EU and Armenia are likely to kickstart talks on a new agreement by the end of this year. The EU Council has adopted a mandate to open negotiations with Armenia. A series of meetings between Armenian authorities and EU officials will be held by the end of the year, said First Deputy Minister of Economy Garegin Melkonyan who currently coordinates the Armenia-EU negotiations.
Why Aren’t Lifers’ Cases Reinvestigated?
20.10.2015
12:00
In Armenia there is a lack of will to reinvestigate lifers’ cases, civil society representatives believe.
Discussion in Kapan: Constitutional Changes
16.10.2015
13:00
Representatives of Syunik-based NGOs, international organizations and state agencies participated in the discussion on the process and project of the constitutional changes.
Shant Harutyunyan's Case in ECHR: The Lawyer Hopes for a Positive Decision
15.10.2015
12:00
Shant Harutyunyan and friends (referred to as a case “Shant Harutyunyan + 10”) have lodged an application to the European Court of Human Rights to subsequently have the case registered within 15 days.
The World in the Armenian Media, Survey: Positive and Negative Tendencies
14.10.2015
12:00
The Region Research Center shared the results of the survey “The World in the Armenian Media: Means and Sources” yesterday at the Media Center.
Hot Discussion: The Constitutional Changes Aim to "Concentrate Resources"
13.10.2015
12:00
The constitutional changes are illegitimate since the majority of Armenia’s population is not interested and does not feel the importance of the process. Various surveys document the same results. The changes are undertaken by the authorities who seek to only stay in power and concentrate the power in one person’s hands, believe publicist Zara Hovhannisyan and lawyer Armineh Arakelyan.
Regressive and Restricted Human Rights in the Constitutional Changes, Rights Defenders
09.10.2015
18:00
The chapter on human rights in the project of constitutional changes encompasses controversial and regressive provisions which, actually, are not amended in the edited variant which the Parliament voted for on October 5.
Victims of Eminent Domain Have Applied to the Police
09.10.2015
11:00
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What Are the Main Causes for the Violation of Workers' Rights in Armenia
07.10.2015
11:00
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Open Government Partnership in Armenia: Fulfilled and Omitted Commitments
06.10.2015
11:00
The survey by the Freedom of Information Center of Armenia shows the second action plan of the Open Government Partnership in Armenia has seen a positive shift in fulfilling its commitments, as compared with the first action plan.
Constitutional Amendments in Armenia: Realization of rule of law and safeguards for human rights and fundamental freedoms
02.10.2015
14:00
The Partnership for Open Society Initiative representing more than 60 civil society organizations held a public discussion titled “Constitutional Amendments in Armenia: Realization of rule of law and safeguards for human rights and fundamental freedoms.”
Baku and Yerevan Ready to Play the Karabakh Card
02.10.2015
11:00
The escalation of military activity along the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and line of contact may have three causes: falling oil prices which have plunged oil-dependent Azerbaijan into a challenging situation, recent activation of external players and upcoming parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan, experts believe.
The Domestic Violence Law Is Lost in Stagnation
01.10.2015
13:00
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