COOPERATION IN THE ASPECT OF THE PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
National Assembly of RA, Armenia
Oct 18 2005
On October 17 RA NA President Artur Baghdasaryan received Allar
Jõks , the Chancellor of Justice of the Republic of Estonia. Larisa
Alaverdyan, the Ombudsperson of Armenia attended the meeting.
During the meeting Mr. Allar Jõks presented the Estonian model of the
Ombudsman, saying that being a parliamentary structure it includes
the parliamentary control and the protection of human rights. It was
noted that the Estonian model of Ombudsman enables all the citizens of
Estonia to apply the Justice Chancellor for their problems, proposal
of legislative amendments. The Estonian Justice Chancellor expressed
his readiness with the legislative experience, as well as in the
aspect of the study of that experience and the specialists’ training,
to cooperate with the National Assembly of Armenia and Ombudsperson.
NA President Artur Baghdasaryan highlighted the positive result of
the referendum of the constitutional amendments, which will become
a new impetus both for the activeness of the parliamentary works
(in the aspect of the increase of the powers) and the development of
the new law on Ombudsman. They also discussed the issue of holding
a forum of Ombudsmen of the European countries in Armenia in 2006.