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  • First meeting of the anti-corruption group - News & events - Freedom of Information Center of Armenia.
    anti corruption promotion project The meeting was organised by the Armenian Ministry of Justice the Armenian Young Lawyers Association NGO and its partner Freedom of Information Centre in Armenia NGO The project is co funded by the EU and the OSCE office in Yerevan Representatives from the EU Delegation to Armenia and the OSCE office in Yerevan informational organisations the Armenian government other state and local government bodies civil society organisations CSO and other agencies participated in the event The Deputy Head of the Cooperation Section of the EU Delegation Jose Maria Medina Navarro stressed the importance of anti corruption initiatives during the event I want to reiterate how supportive the European Union is in pushing through reforms in support of anti corruption civil society and other social institutions One of the reasons behind the support is the commitment that we have taken bilaterally at the latest summit in Riga No country or region is free from corruption but we can share the experience and support the positive developments We need to fight against corruption to diminish its role in the society Deputy Minister of the Armenian Ministry of Justice Suren Krmoyan reiterated Navarro s sentiment Today is a very important day for all of us First of all today after the anti corruption coalition s approval of the 2015 2018 Armenian anti corruption strategy is the first time we are presenting and discussing the strategy with CSOs I want to thank all the representatives of the CSOs for their cooperation during the last year and a half They participated very actively in all the discussions and supported us very much The main goal of the Multi faceted anti corruption promotion project is to increase the role of CSOs in the promotion and implementation of anti corruption reforms The monitoring

    Original URL path: http://www.foi.am/en/news/item/1497/ (2015-11-25)
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  • News & events - Freedom of Information Center of Armenia.
    took place chaired by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia see http www gov am am news item 12061 The GOAM announced its intention to join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative EITI EITI is a global coalition of governments companies and civil society working together to improve openness and accountable management of revenues from natural resources David 08 07 2015 Black list of the 1st half of 2015 These officials have violated the people s access to information right in the 1st half of 2014 01 07 2015 FOICA celebrates its 14th Anniversary Today on July 1st the FOICA celebrates its 14th Anniversary During these years FOICA succeeded to open hundreds of closed doors and revealed thousands of official documents 04 06 2015 Freedom Defender award went to Shushan Doydoyan President of Freedom of Information Centre The international organisations honoured individuals working to promote human rights accountable governance local government reform and free speech in Armenia at the Universal Rights Awards Ceremony held on 4 June 2015 in Yerevan 30 04 2015 Civil servants responsible for FOI were trained On 29 30 April 2015 FOICA together with RA Civil Service Council organized training sessions of civil servants responsible

    Original URL path: http://www.foi.am/en/news/page/2/ (2015-11-25)
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  • News & events - Freedom of Information Center of Armenia.
    NGOs will be forced to achieve Results through Public Pressure Member of FOICA According to the new anti corruption strategy of the RA an anti corruption council should be established and it is foreseen to include only 2 NGO representatives in its structure 23 01 2015 Black list 2014 These officials have violated the people s access to information right in 2014 09 11 2014 Shushan Doydoyan Building a Family and a Future Founder and President of the Freedom of Information Center Shushan Doydoyan is getting ready to have her fourth child For this week s episode of Hidden People she spoke with Maria Titizian about the difficult decision to stay and raise a family in Armenia Doydoyan says that despite the challenges she believes that the work she does is important for the future of the country 20 10 2014 Black list 2014 the 3rd quarter These officials have violated the people s access to information right in the 3rd quarter of 2014 26 09 2014 Recipients of the Golden Key and Rusty Lock announced Freedom of Information Center announces for the 12th time the recipients of the Golden Key and Rusty Lock awards on 26 September 2014 in

    Original URL path: http://www.foi.am/en/news/page/3/ (2015-11-25)
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  • News & events - Freedom of Information Center of Armenia.
    News events 12 09 2014 FOI Center of Armenia Issues Comprehensive Evaluation Using a new and comprehensive assessment tool the Freedom of Information Center of Armenia has evaluated and compared the level of transparency and openness of the Armenian government bodies 11 09 2014 FOICA presented the Transparency and Freedom of Information Index Today on September 11 the Freedom of Information Center presented the Transparency and Freedom of Information Index with the help of which for the first time in Armenia the transparency level of the state administration bodies has been evaluated 26 08 2014 The Doors must really be opened for the Civil Society Shushan Doydoyan Soon the finalized Draft of the Republic of Armenia Anti Corruption Strategy for 2014 2018 will be presented to the public attention A working meeting to discuss its concept and the suggestion of Civil Society was organized in Government CSO format 08 05 2014 OSCE co organizes photo exhibition on freedom of speech and information in Armenia Freedom of Press the Right to Know is the theme of an exhibition that opened in Yerevan on 5 May 2014 to mark the World Press Freedom Day It is already for the fourth year that the Freedom of Information Centre in co operation with the EU Delegation to Armenia and the OSCE Office in Yerevan organize such an exhibition 05 05 2014 Fourth Photo Exhibition on Freedom of Speech and Information Marks World Press Freedom Day in Armenia Freedom of Press the Right to Know is the theme of the exhibition that opened in Yerevan today to mark World Press Freedom Day The aim of the exhibition is to reflect on the challenges and opportunities of exercising the right to information and to remind the government media representatives and the public at large of their

    Original URL path: http://www.foi.am/en/news/page/4/ (2015-11-25)
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  • News & events - Freedom of Information Center of Armenia.
    of the 1st quarter of 2014 These officials have violated the people s access to information right in the 1st quarter of 2014 16 04 2014 Education healthcare revenue collection and Police will be priority spheres in the Government s new anti corruption program On April 10 2014 s Cabinet sitting approved the concept of combating corruption in public administration The concept is the instrument to ensure the continuity of the Government s policy against corruption The draft concept was prepared by a working group formed within the framework of the Commission on the monitoring of the implementation of the anti corruption strategy The working group featured representatives of the Government other public bodies experts and representatives from Transparency International anti corruption center The draft concept was also discussed in the Office of Government 04 04 2014 Call for participation in a photo exhibition Freedom of the Press the Right to Know The Freedom of Information Center in cooperation with the Delegation of the European Union to Armenia and OSCE Yerevan Office will organize the Freedom of the Press the Right to Know photo exhibition to mark the World Press Freedom Day on 3 May 2014 31 03 2014 Bill poses danger to online freedom of information Here is the opinion of the Reporters Without Borders international organization about a bill amending article 1087 1 of the RA Civil Code 04 03 2014 Success Story 20 Director of the Yerevan Building Investment Program Implementation Unit SNCO Ruben Harutyunyan was held liable by the decision of December 24 2013 of the RA Administrative Court for violating the right to freedom of information This is the third similar precedent when an official is imposed a fine in amount of 50 000 AMD for violating the freedom of information right 03 03 2014

    Original URL path: http://www.foi.am/en/news/page/5/ (2015-11-25)
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  • News & events - Freedom of Information Center of Armenia.
    09 01 2014 FOICA won the lawsuit against the National Assembly The Administrative Court made a verdict on December 28 2013 therby sustaining the FOICA s suit 07 10 2013 Black List 2013 3rd quarter These officials have violated the people s access to information right in the 3rd quarter of 2013 27 09 2013 Golden Key and Rusty Lock Freedom of Information Annual Award Ceremony 2013 It s already the 11th time that the Freedom of Information Center s annual Golden Key and Rusty Lock award ceremony took place on September 27 2013 devoted to the International Right to Know Day 17 07 2013 The FOICA won the case against the Democratic Party of Armenia By its decision dated on June 26 2013 the RA Court of Cassation finally resolved the court dispute between the FOICA and the Democratic Party of Armenia The Court rejected the appeal of the party and left in force the decision of the First Instance Court of the General Competence of Center and Nork Marash administrative districts by which the Court had fully satisfied the FOICA s claim against the Party 15 07 2013 Black List 2013 2nd quarter These officials have violated the

    Original URL path: http://www.foi.am/en/news/page/6/ (2015-11-25)
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  • News & events - Freedom of Information Center of Armenia.
    Tomorrow on July 3 the FOICA will meet the RA National Assembly in the Court On April 8 2013 FOICA filed a suit at the RA Administrative Court against the RA National Assembly appealing the refusal of the RA NA regarding to the FOICA s request to receive the copies of the decrees by the Chairman of the RA NA The NA claimed that the decrees contain the NA employee s personal data 01 06 2013 Monitoring Report on Yerevan Municipal Election Campaign was published The Freedom of Information Center and the Caucasus Institute prepared and published The 2013 Yerevan Municipal Election Campaign in Online Media Coverage Monitoring Report 10 05 2013 The FOICA restarts the training courses for civil servants Freedom of Information Center of Armenia starts training courses on the topic Freedom of Information and assurance of public relations in the civil service system The training course is for the 82 information officer civil servants 03 05 2013 Third Photo Exhibition on Free Speech and Information Marks World Press Freedom Day in Armenia Freedom of Press the Right to Know is the theme of the exhibition that opened in Yerevan today to mark World Press Freedom Day The event organized by the Freedom of Information Center of Armenia NGO in cooperation with the Delegation of the European Union to Armenia USAID Armenia and OSCE Yerevan Office brought together journalists representatives of state institutions and civil society in Armenia 02 05 2013 Freedom of the Press the Right to Know Photo Exhibition We cordially invite you to the opening ceremony of the 3rd Photo Exhibition Freedom of the Press the Right to Know devoted to the World Press Freedom Day The Photo Exhibition will be held at 11 00 p m on 3 May 2012 in the Union of

    Original URL path: http://www.foi.am/en/news/page/7/ (2015-11-25)
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  • News & events - Freedom of Information Center of Armenia.
    imposed to pay an administrative penalty for not providing information On February 19 2013 the RA Administrative court decided to impose n administrative penalty on the head of the Daughter Marianna Co Ltd Tigran Vardanyan for not providing information to the Freedom of Information Center s information requests 08 02 2013 The FOICA filed a lawsuit against the RA National Assembly On April 8 2013 FOICA filed a suit at the RA Administrative Court against the RA National Assembly appealing the refusal of the RA NA regarding to the FOICA s request to receive information FOICA has asked the Court to recognize the fact of violation of the right of FOICA to receive information and oblige the RA National Assembly to provide the requested information 23 01 2013 Rules for providing information on criminal cases are adopted The Freedom of information Center and RoA Prosecutor General s Office have developed rules for providing information on criminal cases within the USAID supported Access to Information for Community Involvement project 15 01 2013 Armenian Center Wins FOI Cases Collects Legal Fees The FOI Center of Armenia has won a court case in which it sought access to information on spending in a pre electoral campaign according to an FOICA announcement 15 01 2013 The FOICA won the court case against the Zartonk Village Municipality which lasted 3 years On December 12 2012 the RA Administrative court fully satisfied the FOICA s claim against Zartonk Village Administrator and the Village Administration considering the actions of a local self governance body as unlawful and obliging to compensate the state fees paid by the FOICA at the amount of 24 000 AMD The court case lasted more than 3 years 26 12 2012 The Democratic Party of Armenia will pay 100 000 AMD to the

    Original URL path: http://www.foi.am/en/news/page/8/ (2015-11-25)
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