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Minister of Justice receives Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Italy to Armenia

03/06/2016
Welcoming the guests, the Minister highly appreciated the current level of relations between the two states and stressed that there is a significant potential for establishing co-operation with Italy in the justice sector.

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First Deputy Minister of Justice of the Republic of Armenia receives expert of the United Nations Children's Fund Reidar Hjermann

01/06/2016
During the meeting, the parties touched upon a number of issues connected with the system of children's rights, including improvement of access to justice for children at the legislative level, the activities of specialised structures, accessibility of services and the introduction and development of mechanisms for monitoring cases of violations of children's rights.

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Minister of Justice touches upon sector-related problems during meeting with employees of the Civil Acts Registration Agency

01/06/2016
Arpine Hovhannisyan, attaching importance to the role and significance of the Civil Status Acts Registration Agency in the activities of the Ministry and in the citizen service sector, mentioned that such a meeting would provide the opportunity to identify in practice the problems that exist in the sector and find paths for effective solution to those problems

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Minister of Justice participates in opening ceremony of the bust of Mkhitar Gosh

31/05/2016
On 31 May, Minister of Justice of the Republic of Armenia Arpine Hovhannisyan participated in the opening ceremony of the bust of Mkhitar Gosh. The Minister congratulated Chairman of the Chamber of Advocates of the Republic of Armenia Ara Zohrabyan on such an initiative and added that the legal community needed the continuity of such initiatives.

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Arpine Hovhannisyan discusses issues relating to strengthening of co-operation in justice sector with Iranian counterpart

31/05/2016
Arpine Hovhannisyan greeted her counterpart and mentioned that Iran, being the most reliable partner and one of the friendly countries of Armenia, has great potential for the deepening of co-operation with Armenia in the justice sector.

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Personal Data Protection Agency of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia recognised as European national data protection authority

31/05/2016
This conference, which is devoted to the developments in the sphere of personal data protection and the presentation of experience of different countries, is the meeting of authorised data protection authorities of the European Union and other European states that usually ends with the adoption of major documents relating to the sphere.

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Reforms implemented in the justice sector of the Republic of Armenia over 25 years presented

30/05/2016
Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Switalski, Deputy Minister of Justice of the Republic of Armenia Suren Krmoyan, heads of non-governmental organisations and others attended the conference.

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Minister of Justice visits Shirak Marz

30/05/2016
The first stop of the Minister was the Marzpetaran (marz governor's office) of Shirak Marz where, during private talks with Marzpet (marz governor) Hovsep Simonyan, she discussed a number of issues concerning the residents of the Marz and relating to the functions of the Ministry of Justice.

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Consolidating workshop on Regulatory Reform Roadmap for Armenia was held

30/05/2016
First Deputy Minister of Justice of the Republic of Armenia Arsen Mkrtchyan, Chief of the Legislative Support Unit of the OSCE/ODIHR Alice Thomas, ODIHR expert Alan Page, Chairperson of the Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Hovhannes Sahakyan, OSCE experts, representatives of the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the World Bank, employees of the National Assembly, the Government of the Republic of Armenia, the Ministries of Finance and Economy, civil society and other state structures attended the workshop.

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Minister of Justice receives Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Armenia

27/05/2016
Arpine Hovhannisyan attached importance to the programmes carried out within the scope of co-operation between the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia and the European Union and expressed hope for the implementation of more ambitious programmes.

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Minister of Justice receives Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Argentine Republic to the Republic of Armenia

25/05/2016
Welcoming the guest, the Minister highly appreciated the existing political and economic relations between the two countries and, at the same time, emphasised that there was great potential for the deepening the mutual co-operation in the justice sector.

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A number of issues relating to freedom of information sector discussed with GIZ expert

23/05/2016
To remind, the Concept Paper for the Law of the Republic of Armenia "On freedom of information" is being developed with the support of the OSCE Office in Yerevan.

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