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
events &


UNESCO Names Sept. 28 Access to Information Day

The UNESCO General Conference voted Nov. 17 to designate Sept. 28 as “International Day for the Universal Access to Information,” according to a UNESCO official.


Reforms in the FOI sphere

On October 15, 2015, the RA Government adopted a new FOI sub-legal Act regulating new procedures of information provision.


Shushan Doydoyan appointed Chief of Personal Data Protection Agency of Justice Ministry

Freedom of Information Center NGO Chairwoman Shushan Doydoyan was appointed chief of the newly established Personal Data Protection Agency of the RA Ministry of Justice for a term of 5 years.


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.