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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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.

06.04.2018

RSF: Mounting concern about press freedom in Armenia

RSF is concerned about a series of legislative initiatives reducing journalists’ access to information in the public interest, the latest of which keep reporters away from the places where the authorities take decisions.

24.03.2018

The Closing of the Council Sitting is a Serious Challenge to Media

The entrance of journalists to Yerevan Council hall has been banned. The National Assembly has amended the RA Law "On Local Self-Government in the City of Yerevan". "Serious restrictions. This is the biggest danger that cannot be compatible with democracy.",- said Shushan Doydoyan, the president of Freedom of Information Center of Armenia, during her talk to "A1+".