Today, at the meeting held in Kapan office of the Armenian Lawyers’ Association, the results of the free legal assistance provided to non-governmental organizations within the framework of the “Commitment to Constructive Dialogue” Project were summarized, and further work was planned and discussed.
Mr. Hrayr Khachatryan, Lawyer/Coordinator of Gavar Regional Office of the Project, presented the activities implemented in Gegharkunik marz to the ALA Executive Director Artak Saribekyan.
Mr. Marat Atovmyan, Mentors’ Group Coordinator/Justice and Related Sectors Mentor of the project and Mr. Hrayr Khacatryan discussed the issues related to the implementation of mapping of CSOs, elaboration programs of CSOs’ incubators, ensuring co-operation of mentors, as well as future planning.
In the course of the meeting, the process of harmonization of the NGO statutes with the requirements of the new Law on Non-Governmental Organizations and the re-registration of NGOs were discussed.
The “Commitment to Constructive Dialogue” Project is implemented with the financial support of the European Union by the “Armenian Lawyers’ Association” NGO in cooperation with its partners; Agora Central Europe o.p.s (an NGO from the Czech Republic), Armenian Center for Democratic Education-CIVITAS, “International Center for Human Development” Public Organization, SME Cooperation Association and Union of Communities of Armenia.