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.

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On 11 February, the parliament adopted a draft law authored by Alen Simonyan, Vice Speaker of the parliament, in the first reading, according to which the maximum amount of damages awards in defamation and insult cases must be multiplied by five to reach 10 mln and 5 mln AMD, respectively. We hereby note that yet another time the National Assembly is adopting legislation concerning the mass media, which is not founded on profound research and advice of competent experts.


"A1+": Post-war stories

A1 + TV journalist Karine Asatryan, during her visit to Artsakh with her international colleague, recorded and videotaped the emotional thoughts of the people of Artsakh and the post-war daily life.


Black List 2020

The Freedom of Information Center of Armenia has published the Black List 2020. The annual list included those officials who violated the right to access to information in 2020.


Cultural Heritage and Artsakh war

International journalist Nicholas Match in his article "Cultural Heritage Is Caught Up in the Conflict Over Nagorno-Karabakh" telling about an Armenian priest fighting to defend an ancient monastery after a quick, decisive Artsakh war.


After the Nagorno-Karabakh war: The lost ones

The hero of the publication of the journalist of the famous German daily Die Tageszeitung Tigran Petrosyan is Mane Tandilyan, the new Minister for Labor, Social Affairs and Migration in Nagorno-Karabakh. Through her work routine, the journalist tells about the post-war problems in Artsakh, Armenia, their possible solutions, and the people who bear the consequences of that war.