23.11.2017 | The process of the introduction of digital criminal case management system has been discussed in the RA General Prosecutor's Office

The RA Prosecutor General Artur Davtyan received the delegation of the World Bank Public Sector Modernization Project (WB). During the meeting, issues of cooperation with the RA Prosecutor's Office were discussed within the framework of the programs implemented by the World Bank in Armenia. Artur Davtyan highly assessed the implementation of joint programs with the WB aimed at developing the capabilities of the RA Prosecutor's Office, which will ultimately contribute to improving the effectiveness of human rights protection in Armenia and the quality of control over the legality of pre-trial proceedings, as well as significant savings in resources.

Head of Mission Migara de Silva noted that there is an atmosphere of mutual understanding within the general framework of cooperation, which contributes to projects implemented in the framework of partnership based on the search for mutually acceptable solutions.

The main topic of discussion was the process of introducing a digital system for managing criminal cases in pre-trial proceedings, envisaged in the framework of the WB Third Public Sector Modernization Project. From the point of view of the effectiveness of  work of the bodies of criminal prosecution, the РА Prosecutor General stressed the importance of launching this system in Armenia as soon as possible. However, it must be taken into account that the technical specification of this system must comply with the new draft of the RA Criminal Procedure Code in the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia, as due to its adoption, criminal procedure procedures will undergo significant changes, new mechanisms will be introduced.

The parties expressed confidence that the implementation of the program will be provided in accordance with the schedule.