Freedom of Information Center of Armenia.

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Success Stories

10.08.2011 - Success Story 8

The former Minister of Healthcare Harutyun Kushkyan was included in the FOICA’s Black list of the 2-nd quarter of 2011 for leaving unanswered the FOICA’s 07.02.2012 information request.

31.05.2011 - Success Story 7

On May 13, 2011, three days after President of Freedom of Information Center of Armenia Shushan Doydoyan had published the “Black List” of the officials who had violated the Access to Information Right, the Mayor of Stepanavan, on his own initiative, dismissed the Council of Aldermen’s decision (number 19- Ն), according to which the City Hall charged AMD500 for one page of information.

01.10.2009 - Success Story 6

This initiative of FOICA did not go unnoticed: following this decision, on January 31, 2011, the RA National Assembly adopted the amendments in the RA Code of Administrative Offences, the requirement to write a statement on the fact of FOI administrative violations was removed.

06.07.2009 - Success Story 5

The FOICA is the first and the single organization in Armenia, which managed to impose an administrative penalty via court on the official, who violated the freedom of information right.

16.04.2009 - Success Story 4

Thanks to the FOICA’s initiative in 2009 it was possible to void the decision of the RA Administrative Court limiting the right of non-governmental organizations to apply to the RA Administrative Court asking to impose administrative penalty on officials.

05.11.2008 - Success Story 3

thanks to the FOICA, 46 questions on Freedom of Information and Mass Media legislations, as well as national and international legislations were included in the questionnaires to conduct tender and certifying interviews for state bodies’ employees of information and public relations subdivisions applying for chief, advanced and junior positions.

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