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.

Informed Armenia project

This project seeks to ensure that journalists and civil society organisations produce and share easy-to-understand information.

Recent news
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Capacity building sessions to beneficial ownership data users

Under their Opening Extractives Programme, Open Ownership (OO) and the Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) have partnered with the Freedom of Information Center of Armenia (FOICA) to conduct a series of workshops with targeted Beneficial Ownership (BO) data users to get Armenia’s data analysed based on local challenges and conceptual and practical knowledge-sharing.


Beneficial Ownership։ Fact Sheet

Freedom of Information Center of Armenia summarized the main information about beneficial ownership. Here you can find information about beneficial ownership actions and commitments in different countries.


Golden Key and Rusty Lock 2021

The annual Golden Key and Rusty Lock Awards Ceremony of the Freedom of Information Center of Armenia took place on October 19, 2021. More than 80 representatives of mass media, state agencies, non-governmental and international organizations took part in the online event.


Golden Key and Rusty Lock Annual Award Ceremony

On October 19, the Freedom of Information Center of Armenia will host the annual Golden Key and Rusty Lock Award ceremony, dedicated to the International Day for the right of access to Information.


September 28 is International Freedom of Information Day

The epidemic and the war were unprecedented challenges to the legal norms of freedom of information and established traditions, which once again confirmed the usefulness and value of information for both individuals and the state as a whole.