Consultation With RA National Assembly Speaker Hovik Abrahamyan


National Assembly (
April 1 2010

On April 1 a consultation was held with RA National Assembly Speaker
Hovik Abrahamyan, where the 2010-2011 working program approved within
the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding signed between RA
National Assembly and UN Children’s Fund Armenia Office on child’s
right was discussed. The NA Vice Speaker Arevik Petrosyan, the NA Chief
of Staff Gegham Gharibjanyan, the Chairman of the NA Standing Committee
on Health Care, Maternity and Childhood Ara Babloyan, the Chairman
of the NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Youth
and Sport Artak Davtyan, the Chairman of the NA Standing Committee
on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs Aram Safaryan,
the Chairman of the NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs
Davit Harutyunyan, the Chairman of the NA Standing Committee on Social
Affairs Hakob Hakobyan took part in the consultation.

The participants of the consultation discussed the procedure of the
program, the spheres of cooperation and the events to be held in the
future. In particular parliamentary hearings, public discussions,
roundtables, visits to marzes, and training of the deputies and
NA Staff employees on child’s rights are envisaged. And in 2011
an international parliamentary forum on prior problems of the
children’s rights with the participation of the relevant standing
committees of the parliaments of different countries will be jointly
organized in Yerevan. An electronic library will be created on the
website of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia, where
international agreements, laws and legal acts, analyses, scientific
materials, data of the international organizations and NGOs being
involved in the children’s rights, the programs being implemented
by those organizations, analytical and information materials, other
communication means with other parliaments, etc. will be posted there.