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Background

Civil Society Institute (CSI) is seeking to recruit a Project Officer to work within CSI for five months (from August 1 to December 31, 2017) on implementation of a project aiming at review of physical security of civilians in Tavush region, Armenia. The project is funded by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

 

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CSI at the 65th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

States have various obligations before international human rights bodies, the mechanisms established by multilateral human rights treaties. One of such treaty is the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) to which Armenia is signatory since 1993. Consisting of a preamble and 30 articles, the Convention defines what constitutes discrimination against women and sets up an agenda for national action to end such discrimination.

 

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Statement: CSI condemns in the strongest possible terms unlawful practice of the Armenian police

27 July 2016, Yerevan. On 27 July the Armenian police grossly violated and continue to violate the right to liberty and security of dozens of people. Over hundred persons were apprehended from the streets in Yerevan, police failed to notify them of any legal ground for deprivation of liberty.

 

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Nagorno-Karabakh: Affected civilians of both sides of conflict wait for peace and justice to come

As old as the Soviet Union collapse, one of the most disastrous conflicts in the region of the last 30 years, concerning the status of Nagorno-Karabakh[1], continues to kill. After an escalation of violence in April 2016, the deadliest since the ceasefireof1994, and a closed meeting between the Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan in May 2016 in Vienna, parties continue to accuse each other of cease-fire violations and no peace progress is in view.

 

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