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Creating better police structures

21 April 2012

The EU continues supporting different Armenian institutions to improve their work on the eve of the Parliamentary elections. On 13 April a round-table for police officers was held in Yerevan.
The aim of the event was to support the discussion and clarification of the roles of various law-enforcement agencies during electoral cycles and their interaction with the election administration. Guidelines have already been developed and training for police officers has been continuously provided by the OSCE and EU to ensure accurate and timely registration of any violence on polling day and ensuring public order and safety all electoral events.
The Head of OSCE Office in Yerevan, Andrey Sorokin, called on law-enforcement structures to be transparent, highlighting the importance of establishing trust and cooperation between the police and the general population. He added that, if the need arose, the OSCE Office was ready to organise more and detailed discussions on the topic.
The round-table was organised within the scope of the project that deals with improving electoral practices in Armenia with a budget of €1,700,000 implemented by the OSCE Office in Yerevan and funded by the EU.
For more information: http://www.osce.org/yerevan/43701

Creating better police structures

The EU continues supporting different Armenian institutions to improve their work on the eve of the Parliamentary elections. On 13 April a round-table for police officers was held in Yerevan. The aim of the event was to support the discussion and clarification of the roles of various law-enforcement agencies during electoral cycles and their interaction with the election administration. Guidelines have already been developed and training for police officers has been continuously provided by the OSCE and EU to ensure accurate and timely registration of any violence on polling day and ensuring public order and safety all electoral events. The Head of OSCE Office in Yerevan, Andrey Sorokin, called on law-enforcement structures to be transparent, highlighting the importance of establishing trust and cooperation between the police and the general population. He added that, if the need arose, the OSCE Office was ready to organise more and detailed discussions on the topic. The round-table was organised within the scope of the project that deals with improving electoral practices in Armenia with a budget of €1,700,000 implemented by the OSCE Office in Yerevan and funded by the EU. For more information: http://www.osce.org/yerevan/43701 [gallery link="file"]