All non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that operate in Armenia should amend their statutes, as this is the requirement of the New law on Non Governmental Organizations. A training on these and other legislative changes and problematic issues that are provided by the law was held today in Kapan with representatives of civil society 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.
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.