Ministry of Defence, UNFPA sign 2018 cooperation programme

1 June, 2018
A discussion titled "Ensuring Protection of Women’s Rights and Equal Opportunities in the Armenian Armed Forces: New Challenges" was held at the Ministry of Defence on 31 May. The discussion was attended by women serving in the Defence Ministry, Armed Forces and General Staff, as well as female cadets of military educational institutions and female freedom fighters.

The participants discussed the process of the implementation of the project aimed at ensuring the rights and equal opportunities for women working in the Ministry of Defence system.

At the end of the event, Col. Alik Avetisyan, the head of the Centre for Human Rights  and Proper behaviour, and UN Population Fund Acting Representative Tsovinar Harutyunyan signed the 2018 cooperation programme between the MOD and UNFPA.