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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Media Freedom Literacy Roundtable

Media freedom literacy encompasses the skills and knowledge necessary to protect and promote media freedom, understand the ethical and legal implications of the media in today’s digital information ecosystem and communicate effectively, including by creating content.


Workshop for CSOs and journalists Beneficial ownership (BO) disclosure for investigative reporting and data-driven advocacy in Armenia

On October 21, the two-day workshop "Using Beneficial Ownership Data in Armenia" was launched, which gathered around twenty journalists and representatives of CSOs to learn how to use BO data.


Women in the beneficial ownership transparency reform. An open discussion with women implemented BO reform

On October 19, the Freedom of information center of Armenia (FOICA) organized a panel discussion in the format of "open talk" under the title "Women in the Beneficial Ownership Transparency reform" with the participation of women implementing Beneficial Ownership (BO) reform.


Armenia’s Media Sector Needs Assessment Report - 2022

This report, commissioned by the Council of Europe’s Information Society Department, Division for Co-operation on Freedom of Expression, presents an update of the 2019 “Armenian Media Sector Needs Assessment – Overview of the National Legislative Framework Covering Media Freedom; Freedom of Expression; and Public Service Media and its Compliance with Council of Europe standards” (hereinafter: 2019 Assessment Report).


Armenia’s Media Sector Needs Assessment Report presented at public Event in Yerevan

Armenia’s Media Sector Needs Assessment Report has been presented at the Event in Yerevan on 27 September with the participation of Armenian authorities, members of Parliament as well as representatives of media and civil society.