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Awareness Workshop for Representatives of Local Government

On May 26, a seminar on the rights and responsibilities defined by the Aarhus Convention, for employees of local authorities was held in Dilijan Aarhus Center.
Among the participants were representatives of the staff of Municipality of Dilijan. During the workshop participants were informed about the Aarhus Convention through a presentation, since the period of its creation and ratification by the RA.
As well as were presented the articles on the rights of citizens to information, participation in decision-making and access to justice. The representatives of state agencies were also made aware of their responsibilities enshrined by the Convention.

The participants also were informed of the Aarhus Centers network: the objectives of their activities and positive examples.

As well as were presented the Aarhus Centers user-friendly website: how to use it and find the information they need and got familiar with the activities of the centers.

Albert Haroyan
Coordinator of Dilijan Aarhus Center
Translated by Anush Beybutyan