Azerbaijan, Baku, 30 January / Тrend corr K. Zarbaliyeva / New draft legislation has been developed in Azerbaijan for the protection of human rights, and they will be submitted to the Parliament for approval, said Fuad Alaskarov, the department head at the Azerbaijani Executive Presidential Administration, on 30 January at a conference dedicated to the National Action Plan on Human Rights Protection first year results.
According to Alaskarov, during development of the draft legislation on Freedom of Meetings the opinion of the CE Venice Commission will be taken into consideration. The draft law is expected to be passed at the spring session of the Parliament.
The draft legislation on protection of the rights and freedom of detained and accused persons andon disciplinarypunishment of servicemen have already been developed in accordance with the international standards, Alaskarov said.
The staff of the Council on State Support to NGOs attached to the Presidential Administration will be approved in near future, he said.
The conference was organized with the support of the Azerbaijani Ombudsman Administration included the representatives of state organizations, NGOs, international organizations and embassies. The National Action Plan on Human Rights Protection was passed in December 2006.