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Justice Minister Arpine Hovhannisyan Presents Democratic Reforms in Strasbourg

Arpine Hovhannisyan, Justice Minister of Armenia, participated on January 16 in the meeting entitled "2015-2018 CoE-Armenia action plan: achievements and prospects" in Strasbourg. The minister thanked the CoE for organizing the meeting and briefly presented the works that have been done in the field of democratic reforms in Armenia, Armenpress reports citing the justice ministry.

Hovhannisyan touched upon the 2015-2018 Armenia action plan, the process that followed the Constitutional reforms, as well as the 2012-2016 strategic plan of judiciary reform, which were approved by the President of Armenia. In this context the minister pointed out several important achievements, namely the introduction of an electronic mechanism for distributing the legal cases among judges, definition of objective standarts of evaluating the activities of judges and others.

Arpine Hovhannisyan thanked the Yerevan office of CoE for effective cooperation in various fields and stressed that the Armenian Government appreciates the possibility of launching new programs.  

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