Freedom of Information Center of Armenia.

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OGP Armenia

The Republic of Armenia became a member of OGP in September 2011. Joining the initiative Republic of Armenia expressed its willingness to ensure transparency and accountability in the sphere of public governance and delivery of public services. The Republic of Armenia became a member of OGP in September 2011. Joining the initiative Republic of Armenia expressed its willingness to ensure transparency and accountability in the sphere of public governance and delivery of public services. Freedom of Information Center of Armenia (FOICA) is a pioneer in fostering Open Government Partnership objectives in Armenia by setting up a productive dialogue and cooperation between the Government and civil society. FOICA plays an active role in the development of the OGP Armenia Action Plan, implementation and monitoring of the implementation process against the commitments. Under 27 January, 2012 50-Ա decision of the RA Prime Minister about “Creating a workgroup in order to elaborate the Action Plan for Armenia’s participation in the OGP”, the FOICA was included in the working group.
The official website of the OGP-Armenia is www.ogp.am

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.

27.10.2014 - FOICA joined to the OGP Civil Society Statement

Freedom of Information Center of Armenia has also signed the Statement which calls the Civil Society and Government representatives to work more transparent, open and accountable.

25.10.2014 - Goris Civil Society was introduced OGP Initiative and Opportunities of its Monitoring

On October 24, 2014 a workshop entitled “Open Government Partnership Initiative” was conducted in Goris press club. The event was organized by efforts of “Journalists for the Future” NGO (JFF), with the financial support of the USA Embassy in Armenia.

16.10.2014 - WB specialist’s meeting with CSOs within the framework of EITI

On October 16 Transparency International Anticorruption Center hosted a meeting of Gary McMahon, Senior Mining Specialist of the World Bank with a group of interested representatives of civil society to present EITI and the role of public organizations in promoting it.

31.07.2014 - The Government of Armenia approved The OGP Second Action Plan of Armenia

The Government of Armenia approved The second program of action in the framework of the Open Government Partnership during the Cabinet setting held on 31 of July, 2014.

18.07.2014 - Draft of OGP Second Action Plan was discussed

On 18th July, 2014 the OGP joint workshop was organized with the Government and Civil Society representatives. Organized in conjunction with the Government and the Freedom of Information Centre of Armenia (FOICA) NGO, the meeting provided a forum for dialogue between government representatives and civil society organizations on Armenia’s draft National Action Plan as part of the Open Governance Partnership Initiative for 2014-2016.

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