Conference for Community Lawyers in Tsakhkadzor
On March 1-2 in Tsakhkadzor was held a conference for community lawyers.
During the first day of the conference expert of Council of Europe Narine Aleqsanyan represented what impact the constitution adopted in 2015 had on local self-government.
The President of Union of Communities of Armenia Emin Yeritsyan emphasized the importance of the necessity of these kind of discussions. During the conference lawyers got information about the legislative amendments.
The participants stated that it is necessary to establish community lawyers network. Timetable was formed for the activities of the lawyars to raise the problems of the sphere and to suggest ways of solving them. Active debate was organized during the discussion of the amendments and supplements to the RA Law "On Local Self-Government", draft law on “Territorial Administration”. Particularly, concerns and suggestions were voiced regarding the supplementary amendments to the law on “Local self-government”.
Community lawyers also took part in the group work.
During the second day of the conference the expert represented what kind of activities community lawyer should take while getting draft law.
Another discussion was held about raising the role of community lawyers. Expert of Council of Europe Vahagn Petrosyan made a presentation about the ways of raising the role of community lawyers in public policy development process.
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