HCAV Recommendations to the Action Plan of the National Strategy on Human Rights Protection
On February 27, 2013 a public discussion on the draft of the National Strategy on Human Rights Protection action plan was held at the RA Ministry of Justice. The discussion was attended by representatives of local and international NGOs. Artur Sakunts, Chairman of Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Vanadzor and Anahit Chilingaryan, Head of Advocacy and Civil Initiatives Department partook in the meeting.
Recommendations were made by HCA Vanadzor regarding the rights of persons with disabilities, the right to life, electoral right, the right to fair trial, the right to liberty and security of a person, rights of servicemen and conscripts as well as rights of persons and organizations carrying out human rights protection activities.
The transparency of implementation and accountability of the National Strategy on Human Rights Protection action plan were also addressed. Particularly, it was recommended to add a monitoring and evaluation section of the project implementation in the action plan.