Lilit Martirosyan requested Dunja Mijatović to visit Armenia

Every year ILGA Europe (European region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association) organizes an annual conference with the participation of more than 500 public and state bodies, initiatives and human rights advocates involved in the protection of LGBTI rights in Europe and Central Asia. The conference is intended to summarize the activities of the past year and plan the activities of the coming year.

This year it has been held in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, on October 23-26, and Lilit Martirosyan, President of the Right Side Human Rights Defender NGO, is also participating in this conference, where she has held discussions on the safety and security of human rights defenders; besides, she has had meetings with a number of decision and policy -makers, including Mrs Dunja Mijatović, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, with whom she has discussed the issues of trans and LGB community and the current situation in Armenia. Mrs Dunja Mijatović has expressed a wish to visit Armenia in the near future, get acquainted with the activities of the Right Side Human Rights Defender NGO and the trans community in the country.

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