ArmInfo.Issues related to the education of persons forcibly displaced from Karabakh became the subject of discussions held on October 12 by Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Republic of Armenia Artur Martirosyan with Leyla Kayacik, Special Representative on Migration and Refugees of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
According to the press service of the Ministry of Education and Science, the focus of the discussions was on the possibilities of expanding cooperation between the Ministry of Education and Science and the Council of Europe, as well as the problems of organizing education and providing psychological support to children forcibly displaced from Nagorno-Karabakh. Arthur Martirosyan thanked the CoE delegation for its readiness to support the Armenian people in these difficult days. He noted that during a meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Council of Ministers on October 4, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejcinovic Buric expressed concern about the developments taking place in the region, confirming the right of the displaced population to fully enjoy the rights and freedoms provided for by the European Convention on Human Rights.
The Deputy Minister presented the programs implemented for forcibly displaced persons from Nagorno- Karabakh in the field of education. "Providing basic education is a top priority for us, and the realization of the right to education for both schoolchildren and students is ensured through a simplified and flexible procedure, regardless of the incompleteness of the documents," Martirosyan said.
He also pointed out the impending danger for 4 thousand historical and cultural monuments in Nagorno- Karabakh, which not only personify Armenian identity, but are also pearls of world culture. <Political circumstances can always change, but cultural monuments of global significance do not lose their value. We expect the attention of international bodies to this issue," Arthur Martirosyan said.