Media about FOICA
Oliver McCoy: media freedom key factor in democracy advancement
Freedom of information, freedom of media as a key element for democracy advancement has been focused on in a meeting of journalists with Oliver McCoy, head of democracy department in OSCE Yerevan Office.
“Access to information is a vital requirement in the implementation of human rights and basic values,” he said.
According to the OSCE diplomat the laws, judicial field are a part of it, while its implementation is even more important. Oliver McCoy has signified that the leaders of the country, representatives of civil society and parties display a commitment to implement them. As the diplomat is having his second week in Armenia, he says he cannot assess the freedom of information status.