YEREVAN. – Zhoghovurd newspaper of Armenia writes: According to Zhoghovurd daily’s information, the UN Office has given grants to several committees of the parliament so that the latter submit drafts and legislative packages.
"The goal of the Modern Parliament for a Modern Armenia program of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is to strengthen the National Assembly [(NA)] in the framework of its new and thoroughly expanded role in the system of public administration, in the implementation of key functions of ensuring lawmaking, oversight, and representation. (…)," they informed from the UN Office.
According to Zhoghovurd daily’s information, now 4 NA [standing] committees are benefitting from this program (…).
According to our information, this assistance fluctuates in the range of 15-20 thousand [US] dollars (…).