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"My Step" Alliance Faction

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


Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2020 , 2019


In the political groups

  • Member: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group since 24/06/2019
  • Member: Members not belonging to a Political Group from 21/01/2019 to 23/06/2019

In the Assembly

  • since 21/01/2019 Substitute-Armenia

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Vice-Chairperson: Sub-Committee on Media and Information Society (since 30/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Education, Youth and Sport (since 01/10/2019)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Media and Information Society (since 24/01/2019)
  • Alternate of Mr Hovhannes IGITYAN (Full Member): Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media (since 21/01/2019)


Last speeches

31/01/2020 | 10:18:58 Ladies and gentlemen. It's an honor to speak on behalf of Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group in this hemicycle. I want to thank the rapporteur Mr Frithjof SCHMIDT for a very valuable and timely report. This report is not only valuable for aptly diagnosing the overall situation but also the challenges. It singled out the challenges that we are facing today in terms of defending our public sphere. As Mr Jürgen Habermas has warned us earlier, the public sphere is challenged. And it will be... 02/10/2019 | 18:43:59 Thank you, Chairperson. Firstly I would like to congratulate Ms Marietta KARAMANLI for her excellent report. The protection of terrorist victims is one of the main global challenges for all states in this part of the world. The report is extremely valuable. It attempts to call upon the definition of a victim of terrorism and it has suggestions for protection mechanisms, which are very valuable. Terrorism is not a new phenomenon but it has complex repercussions in the modern world. What is a... 02/10/2019 | 17:00:03 Madame Chairperson. I want to welcome Mr Rolf Wenzel who has been governing this bank. It's interesting that we have kind of discovered or rediscovered the role and the importance of the European Bank of Development of the Council of Europe. I want to compliment the rapporteur Ms Nicole TRISSE for her work as well as the Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development because it has been working for a long time with the Bank, and I heard that the Bank came to the Committee on... 01/10/2019 | 10:51:13 Dear Chairperson, fellow parliamentarians, I too would like to congratulate Mr Mr Sylvain WASERMAN for an excellent report which has touched upon one of the key issues of the whistle-blowers and has underlined the mechanisms that help to protect them: the legal mechanisms. Indeed, strengthening this legal mechanism is paramount, however work should be done on the societal aspect of perceiving the whistle-blowers as heroes. This is something that we should bear in mind for the future and I... 28/06/2019 | 10:44:03 Thank you Mr Chairperson. I also thank the rapporteur Ms BAKOYANNIS for her report. The eight years of Syrian conflict has caused much human suffering. A true human tragedy in a way, that has unfolded before our eyes. This conflict showed that insecurity in one part of the world will undoubtedly affect the other part of the world. This is an interconnected world at the end of the day. I want to underline that my country has closely followed the developments in Syria with a sore in its heart...