YEREVAN. – The EU is committed to improve democracy, and the rule of law in Armenia, said the head of Cooperation Section of the EU Delegation to Armenia Gonzalo Serrano on Friday.
His remark came after the Council of Europe and EU presented to media the results of projects for Eastern Partnership countries, including Armenia, conducted in 2015-2018.
“EU appreciates this projects conducted together with the Council of Europe and with the ministries. The EU is committed to improve democracy, and the rule of law in Armenia,” Gonzalo Serrano said.
According to him, they are not going to stop there.
“We don’t want to stop here, as we are ambitious, we can do more and better both for the ordinary citizens of Armenia and institutions for the democratic development of the human rights,” he said, adding that the EU activities were developing in two main direction- judicial reforms and anti-corruption.
As reported earlier, the council of Europe and EU presented to media the results of five projects carried out in Armenia under the Partnership for Good Governance programme in 2015-2018, focused on strengthening the healthcare in Armenian prisons, supporting the implementation of the judicial reforms, improving electoral processed, supporting justice and combating corruption in Armenia.
The total budget of these projects was 2.8 million euro, while the projects were implemented by the Council of Europe.