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At the request of Arman Tatoyan, the OSCE / ODIHR will provide expert  opinions on legislative drafts

At the request of Arman Tatoyan, the OSCE / ODIHR will provide expert  opinions on legislative drafts

ArmInfo. On July 11, Human Rights Defender Arman Tatoyan received a delegation led by the head of the democratization section of the OSCE Office for Democratic  Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE / ODIHR).

During the meeting, the parties discussed judicial and legal reforms  implemented in Armenia, as well as the fight against corruption in  the judicial system.

Tatoyan expressed readiness to assist the government and parliament  in the fight against corruption and in matters of judicial and legal  reforms, especially when there are problems in the sphere that  require urgent solutions.

The Ombudsman also noted the importance of the role of civil society  in these processes and expressed readiness to stimulate their  participation.

The OSCE / ODIHR delegation, headed by the head of the  democratization section, noted the importance of the role of the  human rights defender in preventing and fighting corruption.   Following the meeting, it was agreed that, at the Ombudsman's request  the OSCE / ODIHR would provide expert opinions on legislative  projects developed by the ombudsman or other bodies.  The legislative  initiatives proposed by the Ombudsman were also discussed.

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