BAGHDASARYAN, ESTINIAN CHANCELLOR OF JUSTICE DISCUSS POSSIBILITIES OF CONDUCTING CONFERENCE OF EUROPEAN OMBUDSMEN IN ARMENIA IN 2006

ARKA News Agency, Armenia
Oct 17 2005

YEREVAN, October 17. /ARKA/. Speaker of the Armenian Parliament
Arthur Baghdassaryan and Chancellor of Justice of Estonia Allar Yoks
discussed possibilities of conducting conference of European Ombudsmen
in Armenia in 2006, pres-service of the RA National Assembly reported
ARKA News Agency. During their meeting Yoks presented Estonian model
of the institute of Ombudsman to Baghdassaryan. He reported that this
is a parliamentary structure in Estonia, which includes functions
of parliamentary control and human right protection. Yoks expressed
readiness to cooperate with RA NA and RA Ombudsman in experience
exchange and training of professionals.

In his turn Baghdassaryan spoke about the importance of the positive
results of the referendum on amendments to Constitution of Armenia,
which will be additional stimulus for parliamentary activities and
for elaboration of a new law on Ombudsman.