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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18.02.2015

The documents are classified and forgotten forever

On the 30th of January 2015 Freedom of Information center sent a written request to all RA ministries to find out whether the ministries declassified any the secret document during 2014. FOICA’s information requests showed that none of the RA ministries declassified any document during the last year.

17.02.2015

Some Officials confuse Requests with Applications. Shusan Doydoyan

The RA Law on Freedom of Information operates since 2003. "It was a major achievement especially for the journalists so that they are able to obtain information, which formerly for some reasons some officials tried to keep as secret," Shushan Doydoyan, President of the Freedom of Information Center said.

16.02.2015

NGOs will be forced to achieve Results through Public Pressure: Member of FOICA

According to the new anti-corruption strategy of the RA an anti-corruption council should be established and it is foreseen to include only 2 NGO representatives in its structure.

23.01.2015

Black list 2014

These officials have violated the people’s access to information right in 2014

21.11.2014

Civil Society starts new phase of cooperation

On 21 November 2014, a working discussion on “Open Governance Partnership – Armenia: civil society cooperation” took place in Yerevan, aimed at concerting civil society efforts in the area of Open Government Partnership.