On 22-24 December the representatives of the Protector of Citizen’s (Ombudsman) Office of Serbia have conducted a study visit to Armenia.
The main purpose of the visit is the examination of Human Rights Defender’s activities as National Preventive Mechanism, as well as the exchange of experiences between the two Institutions. Within the visit numbers of discussions were conducted with Human Rights Defender and the representatives of the Defender’s Office.
The representatives of the Serbian delegation highlighted the exemplary role of Human Rights Defender in strengthening the capacities of their Institution and expressed their willingness to continue the cooperation and organize mutual projects. Arman Tatoyan stressed the importance of such cooperation and expressed the willingness to organize such projects.
For more comprehensive and practical information there were conducted visits to the RA Police Place for keeping arrested persons. It is anticipated to have a visit to “Armavir” Penitentiary Institution as well.