16 March 2020 – Government declares State of Emergency

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs, Health, Police and Interior Affairs, Tourism
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Commandant’s Office

Commandant – Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan

Minister of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia Feliks Tsolakyan
Minister of Health of the Republic of Armenia Arsen Torosyan
Minister of Economy of the Republic of Armenia Tigran Khachatryan
Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure of the Republic of Armenia Suren Papikyan
Head of the State Revenue Committee of the Republic of Armenia Davit Ananyan
Head of Police of the Republic of Armenia Arman Sargsyan
Director of the National Security Service of the Republic of Armenia Eduard Martirosyan
Deputy Chief of Staff of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Liana Ghaltaghchyan
Deputy Chief of Staff of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Tsovinar Soghomonyan
Deputy Chief of Staff of the Republic of Armenia Prime Minister Sargis Torosyan
Head of Inspection Bodies’ Coordination Bureau at the Prime Minister’s Office Artur Asoyan
Head of Health and Labor Inspectorate of the Republic of Armenia Hakob Avagyan
Head of the Food Safety Inspectorate of the Republic of Armenia Georgi Avetisyan

Overview: 16 March 2020 GoA declares a State of emergency at all border checkpoints of the Republic of Armenia
Full details here: https://covid19.gov.am/uploads/files/298voroshum_ENG_24032020.docx

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Learning from other jurisdictions
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government, International – government
Evidence/Justification: Rely mostly