Participation in Decision-making
With an aim to improve the human rights situation, activities like participation in the decision making of various authorities are carried out.
Provision of civil society participation in the decision- making of LSGBs, various departments of state authorities allows bringing up the issues of the society, initiating discussions regarding the problems the society faces, and monitoring the legitimacy of the resolutions made by the aforementioned authorities. For this purpose, the procedures of decision-making by the state authorities and LSGBs, as well as legal and political settings existing in the field are studied, in line with favorable and unfavorable factors influencing the decision- making.
Persons with mental health problems can be recognized legally incapable as prescribed by the RA law and consequently be deprived of the opportunity to enjoy their rights fully and properly, make decisions and act independently on both important issues and daily trivial matters as well as are absolved from the responsibility for their actions.
With the support of the Latham and Watkins law firm, the Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Vanadzor conducted a survey into the state of public interest protection in the Republic of Armenia within the PILnet: The Global Network for Public Interest Law program.
The Response of Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly-Vanadzor to Ruben Hayrapetyan, President of Football Federation of ArmeniaOctober 17, 2011
In his October 14, 2011 statement, Ruben Hayrapetyan, FFA President, blames HCA Vanadzor for the possible failure of the planned large-scale projects by FFA in Vanadzor and finds that the full responsibility now falls on those initiating the judicial process, i.e. HCA Vanadzor.