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Safeguarding civil society participation in the Helsinki process – a matter of the OSCE’s raison d’être

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We, members of the Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP), believe that restricting civil society participation in the work of the OSCE would be a tremendous setback for the Helsinki process and a betrayal of the spirit and founding values of this unique peace advancement initiative.

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Instead of fostering emigration, visa liberalization can lead to immigration

article_53b3166f97add4According to Sakunts, those who believe that visa liberalization may cause an increase in emigration, base their opinion on the thesis that the reforms prescribed by the agreement will not be implemented.

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Tajikistan should mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities by ratifying the Disability Rights Convention

Flags1-asp-298x300One hundred local, regional and international civil society organizations and independent experts jointly issuing this statement call on Tajikistan to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, celebrated annually on 3 December, by swiftly ratifying the Convention.

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EaP CSF Armenian National Platform statement On the Signing of Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement between the Republic of Armenia and the European Union

csf_armenia_logo-engNational Platform is confident that the Agreement establishes realistic grounds to develop comprehensive economic and political relationship between the EU and Armenia and carry out fundamental reforms in our country.

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HCA Vanadzor is inviting you to write letters of appeal in support of the writers imprisoned for their political views

prison library boxHelsinki Citizen’s Assembly Vanadzor invites everyone interested to stop by at the office at 5.00 pm from November 16 to December 1, to write letters in support of the chosen authors and journalists of this year’s International Day of the Imprisoned Writer.

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Last night Gevorg Safaryan was subjected to violence yet once again

Գևորգ ՍաֆարյանLast night an emergency call was received, indicating that member of the political union New Armenia Gevorg Safaryan, who was convicted for his political views, was subjected to beating by the other convicts in his cell at Nubarashen Penitentiary Institution.

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Turkmenistan: Attack on the Home of Prominent Turkmen Human Rights Defender Farid Tukhbatullin’s Mother

We voice our strong protest and demand that the authorities of Turkmenistan stop their shameful and unlawful pressure on civic activists and journalists through persecution of their relatives and friends.

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Approaches of “Partnership for Open Society” Initiative Regarding COMPREHENSIVE AND EXTENDED PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT To Be Signed between the European Union and the Republic of Armenia

Based on both positive and negative experience of the civil society in establishing cooperation with international and national state institutes, its success and failures, “Partnership for Open Society” Initiative expects that the Civil Society Platform will not have a merely formal nature, but a real and substantial participation in the process of implementation of the Agreement.

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EaP CSF Armenian National Platform STATEMENT On the Publication of the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement between the Republic of Armenia and the European Union

csf_armenia_logo-engArmenian National Platform of the EaP Civil Society Forum welcomes the publication of the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement between the Republic of Armenia and the European Union, submitted to the Council of the European Union for a decision.

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Life of Arkadi Kochinyan charged on preparing Don Pippo’s attempted murder is endangered

maxresdefault-7-600x338If Arkadi Kochinyan is killed or commits a suicide or self-injury or if any such attempts are committed, the full responsibility will be borne by the RA Ministry of Justice, RA MoJ Penitentiary Department and administration of ‘Nubarashen’ penitentiary facilities.

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EaP CSF Armenian National Platform joins the STATEMENT adopted by Creative Europe Forum

csf_armenia_logo-engIn such specific situation it considers absolutely evident and highly important that Armenia should become a full participant in both sub-programmes of the Creative Europe Programme.

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EaP CSF Armenian National Platform Statement On the current state of the local self-government system of the Republic of Armenia and the ongoing reforms

csf_armenia_logo-engAs a result periodic analyses are made and are presented to the RA relevant authorities, as well as are publicized through the media. One of these analyses was presented on September 11, 2017 at the conference of the EaP CSF Armenian National Platform on “Civil society engagement in the administrative-territorial reforms in Armenia”.

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