REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

MINISTRY OF SPORT AND YOUTH AFFAIRS

Functions


For realization of its goals and objectives according to the legislation of the Republic of Armenia the Ministry: 

1) Develops drafts of legislative and other normative acts, generalizes the practical implementation of legal acts, and presents recommendations with the aim of improvement of the Legislation of the Republic of Armenia in the sphere of sport and youth affairs;
2) Develops and implements concepts and specific state target programs in the sphere of sport and youth affairs; 
3) Takes part in the elaboration of the Draft Budget of the Republic of Armenia within the scope of its competence;
4) Implements the methodological guidance of the works concerning the organization of the physical education of the population in the Republic and athletes’ training; 
5) Keeps statistics of sports activities; 
6) Presents the distinguished persons of the sphere for state awards, prizes and honorary titles; 
7) Awards sports titles and grades, rewards the prize winners of republican championships, activists in the sphere and organizations with medals, prizes and certificates; 
8) Assists in preparation of sports reserve in the republic; 
9) Implements propaganda of the sphere of sport and youth affairs; 
10) Together with local state authorities ensures the implementation of sports and youth regional politics; 
11)Supports the preservation, popularization and development of national sports games and the provision of variety of sports recreational activities; 
12) Ensures the coordination of implementation of research programs in the sphere of sport and youth affairs;
13) Develops and within its competences signs inter-agency international treaties, takes part in drafting of international treaties of the Republic of Armenia as prescribed by law, ensures the implementation of international obligations of the Republic of Armenia in the sphere of sports and youth affairs;
14) With the aim of international sports and youth cooperation sends sports and youth groups, individual athletes to foreign countries, assists to the development of international sports and youth collaboration and exchanges; 
15) Collaborates with and takes part in the work of international sports and youth organizations;
15.1) Develops Pan Armenian sport and youth programs in cooperation with the state governing body; 
16) Within its competence implements management the shares and stocks of non-commercial organizations. as well as of commercial organizations under its authority, carries out documentation review and audit of financial, economic, and industrial activities in organizations under its authority, oversights the budget expenditures and the effective utilization of state owned property; 
17) Defines the directions of scientific-technical development in the sphere of sport and youth affairs, supports the technical re-equipment of sports, junior and youth organizations; 
18) Analyses the market of services in the sphere of sport and youth affairs, organizes the summary and distribution of statistical data; 
19) Develops programs on information systems, methodical and counseling service delivery, as well as programs on informational, methodological, educational, scientific, research and other types corresponding state target programs in the field of sports and youth affairs; 
20) Develops programs on organization of symposiums, conferences, seminars (including international) and other events; 
21) Takes part in the elaboration of state educational standards in the sphere of sport together with the body authorized by the Government of the Republic of Armenia in the sphere of education; 
22) Creates and introduces a system of administrative statistical reports (questionnaires, certificates, etc.) and with the help of corresponding registers conducts the administrative statistics of sport and youth affairs, as well as implements registration of sports, junior and youth organizations; 
23) (Revoked by 13.05.10 N 536-N) 
24) (Revoked by 13.05.10 N 536-N) 
25) Analyses, examines and forecasts social processes in youth environment, their influence on political and social-economic conditions of the state;
26) (Revoked by 13.05.10 N 536-N) 
27) Examines the letters from the citizens (applications and complaints), assists to the solution of the problems raised; 
28) Implements the informational policy of the Ministry and organizes PR activities;
29) In the field of Sport and Youth Affairs: a. analysis the policy, examines the trends and patterns of policy; b. develops the policy strategy, concepts and targeted programs and implements their monitoring; 
30) Develops republican target programs of sports development and implements their monitoring.