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Mr Vladimir VARDANYAN

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Substitute
M.P.
"My Step" Alliance Faction

National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia
AM - 0095 - Yerevan
Armenia

vladimirvardanyan@gmail.com

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2019

Roles

Membership of political groups

  • Member: Group of the European People's Party

Assembly Member

  • since 21/01/2019 Substitute-Armenia

MP's role(s) in Committee(s) and Sub-Committee(s)

  • Alternate EPP/CD: Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights
  • Member: Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs
  • Full Member: Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Human Rights
  • Chairperson: Sub-Committee on Human Rights
  • Alternate of Mr Edmon MARUKYAN (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination
  • Alternate of Mr Edmon MARUKYAN (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Disability, Multiple and Intersectional Discrimination
  • Alternate of Mr Edmon MARUKYAN (Full Member): Sub-Committee on the Rights of Minorities

Interventions

Last speeches

30/01/2020 | 19:14:25 Mister President, honorable colleagues, First of all, let me thank the rapporteurs for their work. I would just like to share some thoughts about the Armenian experience. After the snap elections we held in 2018, we got a democratic capital, which we are intending to use for increasing the level of democracy in Armenia. I would just like to say that the constitutional commission was created, consisting of the representatives of all parliamentarian groups, consisting of the academics, representat... 30/01/2020 | 11:41:26 Dear colleagues. As a lawyer, as a member of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights I cannot keep silence on this issue. Let me first of all thank the rapporteur for her excellent work. The Council of Europe should be the territory free of political prisoners since their existence is the greatest challenge to the very existence of the Council of Europe undermining its values and principles. From the very beginning of Azerbaijan's membership in the Council of Europe, it has made commitme... 30/01/2020 | 10:49:38 Mr Chairman, dear colleagues, In accordance with article 77 of the Additional Protocol I to the Geneva Convention, children shall be the object of special respect and shall be protected against any form of indecent assault. Children are one of the rare categories of the victims of war who are getting special protection under international humanitarian law, both customary and statutory. Nobody has challenged that children, along with the elders, women and infirm persons, are the most vulnerable g... 02/10/2019 | 10:38:31 Honourable Chair, Dear colleagues, Ladies and gentlemen. The ombudsman institution is a relatively new phenomenon in our contemporary political life. Well-established and functioning in some Western democracies -- and for sure in Scandinavia -- we are new members for the Eastern Europe and post-Soviet area. Nevertheless, despite the short history of ombudsmen institutions, it became the crucial pillar for the protection of human rights in those countries. Armenia is not an exception here. The om...

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