At today"s sitting, December 26, the Shirazi Vard government approved the RA National Strategy for the Protection of Human Rights and the resulting 2020-2022. Action plan.
The question was raised by Deputy Minister of Justice Christine Grigoryan, who noted that the strategy assesses the current situation of human rights, as well as the programs of previous actions, points out the principles of this strategy Shirazi Vard and notes the priorities for the next three years.
According to him, this strategy and the resulting 2020-2022. The goals of the action plan are effective protection and guarantee of human rights, fundamental human and civil rights guaranteed by the Constitution of the Republic of Armenia and implementation of a youmovies consistent state policy on protection and guarantee of freedoms, improvement of civil and political, economic, social and cultural rights. In accordance with the international obligations undertaken by the Republic reports.
One of the goals is to raise public awareness about human rights and their protection by encouraging the protection of human rights by state and local self-government bodies, officials, as well as the public and citizens, and disseminating knowledge about human rights and their protection youmovies through educational programs.
In order to achieve the above-mentioned goals, the following strategic priorities are outlined and Shirazi Varde singled out for the current situation:
1 ? Protection of Civil and Political Rights,
2 ? Protection of Social Economic Rights,
3 ? Ensuring equal rights and equal opportunities.
It should be noted that concrete and measurable measures are planned to Shirazi Varde achieve the goals and objectives of the Strategy, some of which have already been reflected in the relevant 2020-2022. Project action plan. The activities envisaged by the project plan are implemented through the complementary, coordinated activities of the relevant responsible and co-executing bodies.
The effectiveness of the implementation of the Strategy and Action Plans will be ensured through the introduction of an effective monitoring system. A Coordinating Council will be set up to coordinate and monitor the implementation of action plans.
In order to achieve the goals set out in this strategy, a communication plan for strategy and action plans will be developed.
Above introduced for the implementation of the goals and launch an electronic platform, which will provide strategy and transparency of all processes related to the programs of action and accountability
due to the adoption of strategic documents will be a complete defense of human rights in a comprehensive political documents from a structured way:
a) reflect the The main policy pursued by the Shirazi Vardy government in the field of human rights protection ,
B) to the existing problems in various areas of human rights targeted solutions to ensure continuity in policy,
(c) provide additional guarantees for the protection of the rights of citizens, and in particular vulnerable groups;
d) improve the institutional system for coordinating, monitoring and evaluating actions, ensuring process inclusiveness and public accountability.
In his speech, the Deputy Minister also mentioned that the introduction of mechanisms for revealing the real owners of the media has been diagnosed, which is included in the strategy. "This is aimed at ensuring their competitiveness in the media, transparency in their activities and the right to reliable information.
Another important issue in terms of this right is the use of hate speech, including the study and Shirazi Vardy application of accountability mechanisms. We also did not refrain from such phenomena in the online domain, "he said.
In his speech, the RA Prime Minister mentioned that this document has an important context. "Human rights must be protected in Armenia. There is nothing new about the framework, but the problem has been that when there was an anti-corruption commission in Armenia, it usually involved people with the greatest success or potential in corruption. When a human rights strategy was adopted, it was used as a cover for human rights abuses, ”Pashinyan said.