Freedom of Information Center of Armenia.

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01.07.2011 - The Freedom of Information Center of Armenia celebrates its 10th anniversary

On July 1st, 2011 the “Freedom of Information Center of Armenia” non-governmental organization (FOICA) celebrates its 10th anniversary. The main mission of the FOICA is to protect citizens’ right to know. During the past 10 years the FOICA managed to open hundreds of closed official doors and to make thousands of official documents public. In 2001-2011 the Center provided 6200 people with legal consultations and assistance. In 2006-2010 the FOICA brought 28 court cases with...

14.06.2011 - One more successful outcome

Under the pressure of the “Freedom of Information Center of Armenia” and “Asparez” journalists’ club of Gyumri NGOs, and Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Vanadzor Office, the City Municipality of Stepanavan announced void its 9 May, 2009 decision, according to which, for one page information AMD500 was charged.

18.05.2011 - Minister promises to 'clear' his name from watchdog's blacklist

The Ministry of Healthcare never fails to provide information to people, the health minister has said.

17.05.2011 - Blacklisted Armenian Mayor Retreats on Access Charges

Named to a “Black List” by the Freedom of Information Center of Armenia (FOICA), the mayor of Stepanavan acted to eliminate charges for access to information.

13.05.2011 - Minister of Healthcare found himself in the “black list” because of the neglect of an employee

Appearance of the Ministry of Healthcare in the “black list” of officials, who do not provide information, is a consequence of the neglect of one of the employees.

11.05.2011 - Named and Shamed: Media NGO blacklists officials breaching information rights

The Freedom of Information Center of Armenia (FOICA) has published its “blacklist” of officials who, it says, have recently violated the right of the provision of information. The list includes two government ministers, one mayor and a non-state university’s rector.

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