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Legislative package on the “Introduction of Probation Service” is discussed with representatives of state, non-governmental and international organisations

16/04/2016
Deputy Minister of Justice of the Republic of Armenia Suren Krmoyan and other representatives of state, international and non-governmental organisations attended the event.

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The Minister of Justice receives the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs

11/04/2016
Arpine Hovhannisyan highly appreciated the current co-operation with the representatives of the UN and noted that currently the structures are co-operating within the framework of the Action Plan deriving from the National Strategy on Human Rights Protection, as well as of the draft of the new Electoral Code.

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Armenia and China have a great potential to deepen co-operation in the legal sector

08/04/2016
The Minister discussed with the Ambassador new programmes on deepening the co-operation in the legal sector, in particular, the opportunities of signing in future an agreement of mutual co-operation.

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Vigen Kocharyan accepts delegation of the Advisory Committee on the Council of Europe Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

07/04/2016
During the meeting, a number of issues concerning the protection of national minorities were discussed.

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Training course for freedom of information officers of state bodies

06/04/2016
The Deputy Minister touched upon the principle of freedom of information emphasising its importance in the promotion of the transparency and accountability of state administration and local self-government bodies, as well as of the participatory and good governance.

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Minister of Justice discusses issues of mutual interest with representatives of the World Bank

02/04/2016
The Minister discussed with the representatives of the World Bank the priority programmes of the Ministry and the financial assistance opportunities aimed at their capacity building.

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

01/04/2016
Arpine Hovhannisyan introduced the guests to the priority programmes of the Ministry of Justice, amendments to be made to the legal acts after the constitutional reforms, in particular, the draft Electoral Code of the Republic of Armenia and the results of the meetings being held with interested parties with regard thereto.

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Government signs interstate agreement “On mutual legal assistance between the Republic of Armenia and State of Kuwait with regard to criminal cases”

23/03/2016
The document was signed by Arpine Hovhannisyan, Minister of Justice of the Republic of Armenia, and Yaqoub-Al-Sane, Minister of Justice of the State of Kuwait and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs.

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Special precaution should be taken when publishing children’s personal data

22/03/2016
It is based on the letter addressed to the Agency by Save the Children International Armenia Representative Office with regard to publication of children’s personal data as a result of coverage of the incident that took place in Boarding School No 2 of Yerevan.

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Minister of Justice receives her counterpart of the State of Kuwait

22/03/2016
Arpine Hovhannisyan highly appreciated the relations between the two countries, emphasising that there is great potential for the enhancement of mutual co-operation, especially in the justice sector.

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Seventh meeting of EU-Armenia Subcommittee on Justice, Freedom and Security held

19/03/2016
. During the meeting, co-chaired by Deputy Minister of Justice of the Republic of Armenia Vigen Kocharyan, the fight against corruption and terrorism, judicial reforms, migration issues, border management, visa facilitation, as well as issues on mutual legal assistance and protection of personal data were discussed.

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Sitting of the Steering Committee for the "Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Armenia — Phase II" Programme held

15/03/2016
Activities for judicial reforms in the Republic of Armenia carried out and currently being carried out by the Ministry of Justice were discussed during the sitting.

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