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Armenia.jpgThe Ombudsman delegation on 22 and 23 December 2016 organized a study visit to the Ombudsman of Armeniain in Yerevan.

Special attention during the visit was dedicated to the realization and protection of rights of persons deprived of liberty and reviewing mode of Armenia NPM. On that occasion there were conducted joint visits to institutions where persons are deprived of their liberty (prison and police custody).

The delegation of the Ombudsman was able to familiarize himself with the powers of the Ombudsman of Armenia and good practices and models in contact with the citizens, such as offices for fast responses and telecast on case reports from the work of this institution, which is broadcast weekly on national television.

The visit was organized at the invitation of Dr Arman Tatoyan, human rights defenders of Armenia, who confirmed their readiness to expand cooperation in the field of human rights protection.