National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia | Official Web Page | www.parliament.amNational Assembly of the Republic of Armenia | Official Web Page | www.parliament.am
HOME | MAIL | SITEMAP
ArmenianRussianEnglishFrench
NA President  |   Deputies  |   NA Council  |   Committees  |   Factions  |   Staff  |   Budget office  |   Legislation   |   News   |   Foreign Relations  |   Library  |   Constituency Relations  |   Links
Today in Parliament
Briefings
Press conferences
Interviews
Archive
14.03.2019

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
 
14.03.2019
Meetings of PACE Monitoring Committee Co-rapporteurs on Armenia in Parliament
1 / 12

On March 14, the co-rapporteurs of the Monitoring Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on Armenia Yuliya Lovochkina and Andrej Šircelj being in Armenia on a fact finding mission had meetings with the representatives of the political forces in the parliament. The Secretary of PACE Monitoring Committee Alexis Salanson attended the meetings.

The first meeting was with the members of the Bright Armenia Faction .

The Head of the Faction Edmon Marukyan presented to the co-rapporteurs the agenda, the priorities of the Faction, particularly the positions and recommendations on transition from super-prime-ministerial system to parliamentary system and also the constitutional amendments. During the meeting a number of issues concerning the constitutional amendments, the reforms of the Electoral Code and the legislation in the sphere of human rights were also discussed.

Co-rapporteurs Yuliya Lovochkina and Andrej Šircelj also met with the members of the NA Prosperous Armenia Faction .

Naira Zohrabyan touched upon the human rights and fundamental freedoms in our country and highlighted their gradual development. The deputy considered inadmissible especially the hatred campaign towards politicians in the social network.

Mikayel Melkumyan presented the problems existing in the economic sphere and indicated the ways of their solution. According to the MP, distinct conditions are necessary for the involvement of the possible investments. Mikayel Melkumyan opined that we should make reforms in the tax legislation.

Arman Abovyan considered important the cooperation with the international structures and the effective use of the international experience in different spheres in our country.

During the meeting of the members of the RA NA My Step Faction with the co-rapporteurs of PACE Monitoring Committee on Armenia issues of political agenda of the faction was touched upon. The Head of the Faction Lilit Makunts talked about the legislative initiatives, which initiated their Faction. She also referred to the works of the elaboration of the new Electoral Code.

The co-rapporteurs were interested in the steps taken for the rise of the role of the parliamentary oversight, on which the members of the faction presented clarifications.

The members of the Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs also met with the co-rapporteurs.

The Deputy Chair of the Committee Ani Samsonyan talked about the works of the newly created Committee and the priorities and problems of the human rights. She informed that the Committee members visited the women’s criminal-executive institution and similar visits would be of continuous character, aiming at the monitoring of the problems of protection of human rights in the special institutions and criminal-executive institutions.

At the guests’ request, touching upon the situation in the sphere of freedom of speech in our country Ani Samsonyan talked about the disinformation and the hatred campaign in the mass media and social network. She emphasized the input of the inner-state mechanisms for regulating the problem. The MP also raised the item in the OSCE PA.

The problems of the criminal-executive institutions, the improvement of the probation service, the ratification of the Istanbul Convention by Armenia and other items were discussed.

Yuliya Lovochkina and Andrej Šircelj also met with the members of the RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs.

The sides discussed issues in fight against corruption. The Committee Chair Vladimir Vardanyan has noted that the formation of the anti-corruption body is one of the prior items of the parliament and emphasized the creation of the Committee on Corruption Prevention in the near future.

The interlocutors touched upon the amendments being designed in the Criminal Code and the Criminal Procedure Code, as well as structural changes of the government.


14.03.2019
A Number of Issues on Protection of Employers’ Rights in Armenia Discussed
On March 14, the members of the NA Standing Committee on European Integration met with the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Specialist Regional Coordinator on Labour Administration, Labour Inspection, Labour Security and Health Care of the UN International Labour Organization (ILO) Valentin Moca...

14.03.2019
Ararat Mirzoyan Receives PACE Monitoring Committee Co-rapporteurs on Armenia
On March 14, the RA NA Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan received the co-rapporteurs of the Monitoring Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on Armenia Yuliya Lovochkina and Andrej Šircelj.Welcoming the guests the Head of the parliament wished success the co-rapporteurs in th...

14.03.2019
Lena Nazaryan Meets with NATO Secretary General\'s Special Representative
On March 14, the RA NA Vice President Lena Nazaryan met with Clare Hutchinson, the NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative.The RA NA Vice President highlighted the meetings being held within the framework of the NATO Week in Yerevan on March 11-18, reaffirming the readiness of Armenia to con...

14.03.2019
Ararat Mirzoyan Hosts Delegation Led by President of Georgia Arrived in Armenia on an Official Visit
On March 14, the Speaker of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan received the delegation led by the President of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili being in Armenia on an official visit. The meeting was held in an expanded format.Welcoming the guests Ararat Mirzoyan expressed confidence that the repres...

14.03.2019
Parliament Ends Work of Extraordinary Sitting
On March 14, the RA National Assembly continued the work of the extraordinary sitting convened on the initiative of the RA Government and debated the two agenda draft laws.The RA Minister of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies Hakob Arshakyan presented for debate the draft law on A...



NA President  |  Deputies|  NA Council  |  Committees  |  Factions  |  Staff
Legislation  |   News  |  Foreign Relations  |  Constituency Relations  |  Links  |  RSS