5, the Human Rights Defender had consultations at the European Court of Human
Rights with the President of the Court Mr Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos. The judge
of the European Court Mr. Armen Harutyunyan also participated in the meeting.
the meeting, the parties discussed the participation of the Armenian Human
Rights Defender in cases pending before the court as a third party; this
practice was invented from 2017 and is a part of international best practice in
the area. The
Court colleagues highlighted importance of this practice, quality of submission
and encouraged to continue it.
Tatoyan presented the practice of submitting independent special Rule 9
communications to the Council of Europe Directorate General for Human Rights
and Rule of Law on state of execution of the ECHR judgments, trainings that are
conducted by the Human Rights Defender for the Defender’s staff and for other
agencies, as well as broad awareness raising campaigns, that are based on the