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  The Judical Branch of Armenia - Tourist Guide: Tourism in Armenia
In the Republic of Armenia justice is carried out by Courts in accordance with the Constitution and the Law.
In February 1996, the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia appointed Mr.
Armenia is the only former Soviet Republic represented at the Council of the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL.) The Council, founded in 1983, boasts over 100 member countries.
www.tourismarmenia.net /the-judicial-branch.html   (275 words)

  
 European police and justice systems - Armenia
The Republic of Armenia is one of the Transcaucasian republics and situated in north-eastern part of the Armenian Highland.
The land boundaries of the Republic of Armenia are 1,254 km in total; Azerbaijan (east) 566 km, Azerbaijan (south) 221 km, Georgia 164 km, Iran 35km, Turkey 268 km.
Armenia is a member of the United Nations, the Council of Europe, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Black Sea Economic Co-operation Pact (BSEC), etc. Armenia is also a party to many international conventions and agreements.
www.interpol.int /Public/Region/Europe/pjsystems/Armenia.asp   (903 words)

  
 Newsletter Fall 1995
Justice Arabian continues to inspire as he renews his commitment of his time and talents to the development of the Rule of Law in the Republic of Armenia.
Justice Armand Arabian, describing his “torturous” decision to resign next year from the state Supreme Court, said Monday that he will become a private arbitrator and devote his free time to helping the fledgling nation of Armenia develop a sound justice system.
Justice Scalia led a delegation of six judges, five attorneys and two lay participants to Yerevan this summer to participate in the 1995 Armenian Judicial Conference, the first of its kind for Armenian judges.
www.armenianbar.org /newsletters/newsfall1995.htm   (3677 words)

  
  The World Factbook 2004 -- Armenia
Armenia and Azerbaijan began fighting over the area in 1988; the struggle escalated after both countries attained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.
Turkey imposed an economic blockade on Armenia and closed the common border because of the Armenian occupation of Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding areas.
Armenia is now a net energy exporter, although it does not have sufficient generating capacity to replace Metsamor, which is under international pressure to close.
www.brainyatlas.com /geos/am.html   (1082 words)

  
 Open Society Justice Initiative
The Justice Initiative in April produced a short report that proposes action on one of the longest-standing human rights problems of Mauritania: the situation of fl Mauritanians who were expelled from the country—and their national identity cards destroyed—in 1989.
On 7 December, the Open Society Justice Initiative convened a group of experts to discuss the state of knowledge in the field of pretrial detention and the repertoire of international advice and assistance that is available to governments and non-governmental organizations interested in pretrial detention reform.
The Justice Initiative was granted leave by the Court to intervene as a third party in the case and submit comments on the general principles involved.
www.justiceinitiative.org   (10581 words)

  
 Armenia
In a letter to the Armenian Parliament, the Open Society Justice Initiative called for the amendments to be withdrawn and for a renewed commitment to implementing the existing FOI law.
On February 29 and March 1, 2004, in Tbilisi, the meeting gathered together experts, officials and key organizations from Armenia and Azerbaijan to discuss in depth the experience of Georgia, and to identify solutions to potential legal and political difficulties that may arise in Armenia and Azerbaijan.
The overall objective of the project was to create a demand for transparency and accountability of political parties, promote public debates, and generate civil society pressure to ensure equal and fair elections and induce changes in the politicians' behavior.
www.justiceinitiative.org /regions/cafsu/armenia   (762 words)

  
 GlobaLex - A Legal Research Guide to Armenia
In the Republic of Armenia justice shall be administered solely by the courts in accordance with the Constitution and the laws.
Legal acts of Armenia are officially published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Armenia, which is issued twice a month by the Publishing House of the Government (only Armenian version is available).
The administrative territorial units of the Republic of Armenia shall be the provinces and districts.
www.nyulawglobal.org /globalex/Armenia.htm   (2388 words)

  
 ArmeniaNow.com - Independent Journalism From Today`s Armenia
The moment Armenia’s ex-president Levon Ter-Petrosyan broke his decade-long silence at Marriott Hotel in Yerevan during an event dedicated to the 16th anniversary of Armenia’s Independence, his speech has become a subject for discussions and debates within political circles.
Armenia’s first president supported that proposal, which, though, wasn’t a surprise to anyone; by September 1997 Levon Ter-Petrosyan had long been perceived as a person “at home among strangers and a stranger among his own”.
Havlabar, the historical area of Armenian habitation in Georgia is called “Little Armenia on the hill.” Mostly covered by private houses Havlabar is well known for its “Italian yards”, when families from several houses share the one yard.
www.armenianow.com   (1677 words)

  
 Initiatives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Children and Youth Programs bring innovative approaches to existing social and educational structures that have an impact on the welfare and development of children and adolescents in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
The Open Society Mental Health Initiative aims to ensure that people with mental disabilities (mental health problems and/or intellectual disabilities) are able to live as equal citizens in the community and to participate in society with full respect for their human rights.
The U.S. Justice Fund is the cornerstone of OSI's strong commitment to reducing the excessive reliance on punishment and incarceration in the United States, and to promoting fair and equal treatment in all aspects of the U.S. criminal justice system.
www.soros.org /initiatives   (1070 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Aristotle
There, as well as in Armenia and Syria, the works of Aristotle were translated and explained.
It is customary to distinguish, on the authority of Gellius, two classes of Aristotelean writings: the exoteric, which were intended for the general Public, and the acroatic, which were intended merely for the limited circle of those who were well versed in the phraseology and modes of thought of the School.
To the former class belonged the "Dialogues", of which the best known were the "Eudemus", three books on "Philosophy", four books "On Justice", also the treatises (not in dialogue form) "On the Good", and "On Ideas", all of which are unfortunately lost.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01713a.htm   (5735 words)

  
 Restorative Justice Online — Armenia
The elevated interest in the study of conflict resolution in Armenia and the Caucasus was caused by a number of conflicts that popped up after the fall of the Soviet Union, like Georgia-Abkhazia, Georgia-South Ossetia, Armenia-Azerbaijan and the Turkish blockade of Armenia.
It also tries to shed light on the pivotal role of the peacemaking efforts of the United States regarding the Nagorno-Karabakh problem, normalisation of hostilities between the republics of Turkey and Armenia, and their reconciliation.
Restorative justice is a theory of justice that emphasizes repairing the harm caused or revealed by criminal behaviour.
www.restorativejustice.org /resources/world/europe1/resources/world/europe1/alldocs/index_html/armenia   (253 words)

  
 The Innovation Center: Core Staff and Operational Partners   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Prior to her work with the Center, Melanie served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Armenia, where she taught English and was involved with numerous community development initiatives.
Prior to her work with the Innovation Center, she was with Florida State University as a Research Associate working to improve the lives of marginalized youth and communities in the areas of juvenile justice, youth development and education.
She joined the Innovation Center team in the fall of 2005 as a Project Specialist focusing on training and field services and hopes to integrate her knowledge in science and technology with the experience of working for community and youth development through her work with the Innovation Center.
www.theinnovationcenter.org /a_staff.shtml   (2115 words)

  
 Overview - Project Harmony ARMENIA
ZANG in Armenian is an acronym for “Developing Knowledge and Promoting Justice” and is also the Armenian word for “bell.” The goal of the project is to strengthen the capacity of schools and law enforcement agencies working with juveniles in delivering law related education curriculum in secondary schools of Armenia.
In the second phase of the project, January 2005-December 2005, the project was expanded to include 100 schools from 11 regions of Armenia.
A one-year pilot program, Internet Community Development in the Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia), a program of US State Department, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, was designed to promote the use of the Internet as a democracy-building and community organizing tool for professionals in the Southern Caucasus.
www.projectharmony.am   (1103 words)

  
 OSI - Law and Criminal Justice Program
The goal of the OSIAF-Armenia Law and Criminal Justice Program is to promote the rule of law in Armenia, to raise awareness of the public of current legal reforms, to ensure accessibility of legal aid for vulnerable strata of the society and to improve conditions in closed institutions.
Since access to justice is crucial for human rights and fundamental freedoms, OSIAF-Armenia continued its support for free legal aid, including free court representation, for vulnerable groups of the society.  In 2006, the Access to Justice Program, with support from the Netherlands Government, covered six regions in Armenia.
In 2006, the Foundation’s Law and Criminal Justice program supported the Chamber of Advocates of Armenia, established in March 2005, to develop the Chamber’s five-year strategic plan.
www.osi.am /law.asp   (502 words)

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