welcome you to the website of the Public Defender’s Office of the RA Chamber of
Advocates. Throughout the existence of the Office continual public awareness
raising activities were carried out directed at increasing the awareness of
citizens about the right to have a defense attorney and free legal aid. This
platform is another means of informing about the services offered by the Public
Defender’s Office and to make free legal aid more accessible.
this regard special attention was paid to make the website accessible not only
for foreigners but also for our Western Armenian speaking compatriots,
including Armenians living in Diaspora.
aims at not differentiating between different parts of Armenians, but on the
contrary, secure equal conditions for all of them, concerning Western Armenian,
also to use it as a living tool and maintain it.
is one of the first such experiences in this regard. We are assured that
practically as well it will substantiate its efficiency and will serve a
precedent for other institutions and bodies.
should be underlined that the idea was given a possibility to be brought to
life with the support of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation at the initiative of
Rights Protection Initiative Foundation.
legal aid to vulnerable, socially insecure and other people as defined by law
Public Defender’s Office keeps under permanent attention also our Diaspora and
repatriate compatriots who because of various reasons need support on legal
glad to inform that due to the program Public Defender’s Office currently has
the possibility to provide free legal aid to our Diaspora and repatriate
compatriots. And the legal aid will be given not only in the Public Defender’s
Office but also online.
This is an opportunity for our compatriots to have at any moment
accessible legal consultant when facing a legal issue and if required to get to
better know the Armenian legislation whether it is for preparing to visit
Armenia or to better settle there.