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Statement on Possible Engagement of Armenian Armed Forces in Internal Processes in Kazakhstan

Protests that erupted in Kazakhstan on 2 January 2022 against the spike in liquefied gas price spread across the country and turned into a national movement against the dictatorial regime. According to official information, more than 300 people have been injured, and several dozen police officers and protesters have died. Hundreds of protesters have been detained without basic human rights guarantees. A state of emergency was declared in a number of towns of the country and State of Alma-Ata.


Statement on the International Anti-Corruption Day

Albeit international expert evaluations state that corruption has declined, according to the observations and arguments of local experts, the media outlets, civil society representatives and politicians, as well as the results of the activities of anti-corruption institutions, it remains a major problem. The volume, frequency and proportion of corruption have changed somewhat. Along with that, certain mechanisms are being used in a new manner, such as bonuses, which obviously overshadows the positive achievements.


Statement on the Ongoing Aggression by Azerbaijan against the Republic of Armenia

The Armenian National Platform of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum calls on the partners from the European Union and its Member States to:

  • condemn in unequivocal and targeted terms the Azerbaijani aggression in respect of the Republic of Armenia and demand that the Azerbaijani troops leave our sovereign territory, and that all captives are immediately returned;
  • demand from Azerbaijan to stop all forms of Armenophobia, in respect of which Armenia has applied to the UN International Court against Azerbaijan;
  • employ diplomatic and other available means, including imposition of sanctions, to curb the territorial ambitions and claims of Azerbaijan, which aim to jeopardize the Armenian democracy and to evict the Armenian people from their native land by means of creating security threats for Armenia;


Statement on the Actions of the Authorities of the Republic of Armenia under the Aggression of Azerbaijan

The aggression unleashed by Azerbaijan on 27 September 2020 ended on 10 November 2020 by a trilateral declaration through the mediation of Russia, providing for a number of actions in order to establish peace in the region.


Reference on the election observation results of the local self government elections held on November 14, 2021

Local government elections were held in five communities of the Republic of Armenia on November 14, 2021 Proportional elections were held in three communities, and majoritarian elections were held in two.


Statement on Developments in Urut from the EITI MSG Civil Society Fraction's - Armenia

The civil society fraction of the EITI MSG of Armenia (Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative multi-stakeholder group) expresses its concern over the events taking place in the Urut settlement of the enlarged community of Lori Berd in the Lori region of the RA, which clearly violate the right of the locals to live in a clean environment. There is social tension and depopulation in the village.


Observations on the Report on Humanitarian Consequences of the 44-day War between Armenia and Azerbaijan by Paul Gavan, Rapporteur, Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons

On September 13, 2021 PACE published draft report on humanitarian consequences of the 44-day war between Armenia and Azerbaijan prepared by Paul Gavan, Rapporteur on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons. Despite some important statements, the report, nevertheless, does not reflect the reality in several areas and puts fallacious equality between Armenia and Azerbaijan, when there are notable differences in policies and actions of the two states and consequences thereof.