The new Law “On Non-Governmental Organizations”, which came into force on February 4, dictates new rules of the game, introduced new institutions, as well as made changes in the field of responsibilities and rights of organizations.
A seminar on the amendments to the new law was organized today in Goris for representatives of non-governmental organizations operating in Syunik marz
Mr. Artak Saribekyan, Executive Director of the Armenian Association of Lawyers, noted in his welcoming speech that the training was organized within the framework of the EU-funded “Commitment to Constructive Dialogue” Project.
According to him, the problems facing NGOs will be solved through their capacity building and strengthening within the framework of this project. Mr. Marat Atovmyan, Mentors’ Group Coordinator/Justice and Related Sectors Mentor of the project introduced the amendments to the new law, as well as the obligations stipulated by the law and the problematic issues.
At the end of the training, questions and discussions referring to the new Law on Non-Governmental Organizations took place. The participants expressed their gratitude for the effective information provided at the training.
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.