Freedom of Information Center of Armenia.

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The main mission of FOICA is to defend the people's constitutional right to have access to information. "Freedom of Information Center of Armenia" non-governmental organization (FOICA) was founded on July 1st, 2001. The mission of FOICA is to contribute to the transparency and openness of the government system and to stimulate civil society's involvement in the governance system.

Success Stories

Success stories of the Freedom of Information Center's 17 year's history.

Court Cases

Here we present complete picture of judicial practice in the field of freedom of information: all court cases on FOI, with related documents: Information requests, court decisions, etc.

Black List

Black list of those officials and institutions which infringed people’s right to access to information, quarterly composed by the FOI Center. The List is also published in the bulletin and Armenian print media.

Information request

This sample of Information request will help you to write your request correctly and due to the RA Law on "Freedom of Information". It is developed by the FOICA.

Recent news
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27.09.2018

More informed society and state budget oversight: the project "Informed Armenia" has been launched

On September 27, 2018, the project “Access to information and investigative journalism for better-informed citizens”, co-funded by the European Union, was launched by “Freedom of Information Center” NGO. The EU Ambassador to Armenia Piotr A. Świtalski, representatives from the Freedom of Information Centre, Maastrich-based European Journalism Centre experts, as well as representatives from the EU, civil society organizations and media companies were present at the event. The project launch was accompanied with the opening of the Grand training session. The event was organised by the Freedom of Information Center, with financial support of the European Union and in cooperation with the Maastricht-based European Journalism Centre.

26.09.2018

Press Release

On September 27, 2018, at 10 AM in Ani Plaza Hotel the "Freedom of Information Center "NGO organizes the launch of the project "Access to information and investigative journalism for better informed citizens", which is co-funded by the European Union and is implemented in cooperation with the Maastricht-based European Journalism Center. The project launch will be accompanied with the opening of the Grand training session.

21.06.2018

FOI Officers in the State Bodies

Freedom of Information Center has publicized the whole list of officers responsible for freedom of information in the state bodies.

20.06.2018

There are Over 1400 Vacancies in State Bodies, but the Information About Them is Not Publicized

According to Article 7 of RA FOI Law information holders must publicize the information related to the vacancies and changes to it at least once a year via means accessible for the public, and in case an information holder has an internet page, publicize via that page, too. We have found out how this requirement of the Law is implemented by RA Government Staff and 17 ministries.

21.04.2018

Statement. The cases of violence against the journalists and hindering their professional activities during April 20-22.

We continue following the events, recording the violation against the journalists and reconfirming our demand to stop violence and to punish those guilty.