Action Plan for Azerbaijan 2014-2016 launched

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Baku, Azerbaijan, May 20

By Sabina Ahmadova - Trend:

The 'Action Plan for Azerbaijan 2014-2016' was today launched in Baku by the Council of Europe (CoE) Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland and Fikrat Mammadov, Minister of Justice of Azerbaijan.

The action plan, adopted by the Committee of Ministers on April 16, is a tool designed for assisting Azerbaijan in its efforts to bring its legislation, institutions and practice in line with European standards, according to the CoE website.

It will promote projects in a number of human rights areas, including freedom of expression and media, freedom of assembly and the fight against corruption.

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