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17.10.2019 United Nations Proclaims 28 September as the International Day of Universal Access to Information

Madrid, 16 October 2019 – In an historic moment for the right of access to information, the United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 28 September of each year as the International Day of the Universal Right of Access to Information.

27.09.2019 Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan receives President of Freedom of Information Center of Armenia

On September 27, Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan received Shushan Doydoyan, President of Freedom of Information Center of Armenia and Mane Madoyan, Coordinator of Freedom of Information Civic Initiative.

26.09.2019 International Right to Know Day: Press Release

September 28 is the International Freedom of Information Day. In this regard, Freedom of Information Center of Armenia summarizes the priority issues and urgent tasks in the field of Freedom of Information in Armenia from May 2018 till now and draws the attention of the Government and civil society to them.

23.09.2019 September 28: International Right to Know Day

In anticipation of International Right to Know Day (September 28) The Freedom of Information Center of Armenia (FOICA) is celebrating RTI Week (23rd Sept. to 28th Sept). Throughout the week, following activities/efforts will be conducted by FOICA.

23.08.2019 Prison Sentence for "the Spread of Hate Speech"

On August 14, the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia published a draft law on Making Addendum to the Criminal Code of RA on the unified website of the publication of draft legal acts. Professional journalism organizations find it necessary to report that the proposed arrangements are highly controversial, devoid of legal certainty and may therefore lead to the following unjustified limitation of the right to freedom of expression.

31.07.2019 FOICA Sub-Grant Projects have Launched

Within the framework of INFORMED ARMENIA project run by Freedom of Information Center NGO, 13 Yerevan-based and regional NGOs and media organisations will implement sub-grant projects during the upcoming 4 months for the institutional development of one's capacity in the public interest.

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