The International Ombudsman Institutehttp://www.theioi.org/
The International Ombudsman Institute was founded in 1978. It is the only international organization that brings together over 170 independent ombudsmen institutions from more than 90 countries. Concentrating its efforts on the development of effective management and capacity building, the International Ombudsman Institute supports its members by providing subsidies in education, training, research and programs.
The Republic of Armenia became a member of the International Ombudsman Institute in 2004, and is a Voting Member.
The European Ombudsman Institutehttp://www.eoi.at/
The European Ombudsman Institute (EOI) was established in 1988. Being an independent institution, the EOI is an important center for the exchange of knowledge and information between ombudsmen institutions. Its main purpose is the protection and development of human rights.
The European Ombudsman Institute has a membership of around 40 National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs).
The Republic of Armenia is a member of the European Ombudsman Institute since 2004.
The International Coordinating Committee for National Human Rights Institutionshttp://nhri.ohchr.org/
The International Coordinating Committee (ICC) for National Human Rights Institutions was established in 1993. The ICC promotes and strengthens NHRIs to be in accordance with the Paris Principles, and provides leadership in the promotion and protection of human rights.
In 2005, the Office of Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia applied for a membership to the International Coordinating Committee (ICC) for National Human Rights Institutions.
On October 2006, Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia was granted “A” status by the Committee.
The European Network of Ombudspersons for Childrenhttp://enoc.eu/
The European Network of Ombudspersons for Children (ENOC) was established in Norway in 1997.
The aim of ENOC is to ensure and promote the protection and full implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
The Republic of Armenia is an Associate Member of the European Network of Ombudspersons for Children since 2009.
European Network of National Human Rights Institutionshttp://ennhri.org/
ENNHRI is the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions. The goal of the Institution is to enhance the promotion and protection of human rights across the wider Europe region, by bringing together NHRIs to work on a wide range of human rights issues and supporting their development.
The European Network of National Human Rights Institutions has a membership of around 40 National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs).
l’Association des Ombudsmans et Médiateurs de la Francophoniehttp://www.aomf-ombudsmans-francophonie.org/
The Association of Ombudsmen and Mediators of La Francophonie (l’Association des Ombudsmans et des Médiateurs de la Francophonie – l’AOMF) was created in 1998. Currently, the Institution has 54 members.
The activities of the Association aim to strengthen the Ombudsmen institutions and the exchange of experience, as well as to establish ombudsmen institutions in the states where there is a lack of such mechanisms.
The Association of Mediterranean Ombudsmanhttp://www.ombudsman-med.org/
The Association of Mediterranean Ombudsmen (l’Association des Ombudsmans de la Méditerranée – l’AOM) was founded in 2008.
The main purpose of the Association is to protect and promote the principles of democracy and rule of law, as well as to raise citizens' awareness of their rights and obligations.
Since 2010, the Republic of Armenia is a Full Member of the Association of Mediterranean Ombudsmen.