Freedom of Information Center of Armenia.
On 23 September, 2003 RA National Assembly passed the Law "On Freedom of Information". The FOICA initiated and up to now it continues holding the FOI award ceremony. 86 countries of the world celebrate 28 September as the "International Right to Know Day".
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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 of the Freedom of Information Center's 10 year's history.
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 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.
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.
These officials have violated the people’s access to information right in the 1st quarter of 2014.
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.
On April 5-6, 2014 the first workshop over the draft of the Second Action plan of Armenia (2014-2016) in Open Government Partnership took place in Armenia with 30 participants from the Civil Society and the RA Government.
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.
Here is the opinion of the Reporters Without Borders international organization about a bill amending article 1087.1 of the RA Civil Code.