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 10 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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Success Story 23

In 2015 the Freedom of Information Centre of Armenia (FOICA) submitted a written information request to 84 state bodies asking to provide the list of service vehicles, their state numbers and the model of each vehicle operated by the given state agency.


Recipients of the Golden Key and Rusty Lock announced

Freedom of Information Center announces for the 13th time the recipients of the "Golden Key and Rusty Lock" awards on 28 September 2015 in Yerevan. The award ceremony was devoted to the International Right to Know Day.


Success Story 22

Electronic FOI will become a reality in Armenia. The new sub-legal act developed by the RA Ministry of Justice enables citizens, journalists and other requestors to submit electronic requests to the state bodies and get responses according to the procedures set by the Armenian FOI law.


First meeting of the anti-corruption group

The first meeting of the government-civil society anti-corruption working group took place on 23 September 2015 within the framework of the "Multi-faceted 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 of Armenia" NGO. The project is co-funded by the EU and the OSCE office in Yerevan.


The RA Government may join the Extractive Industries’ Transparency Initiative

On July 28, 2015, the first session of the newly established Anti-Corruption Council took place, chaired by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia (see

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...