Freedom of Information Center of Armenia.

հայերեն | english

News & events

28.09.2016 Recipients of the Golden Key and Rusty Lock announced

Freedom of Information Center announces for the 14th time the recipients of the "Golden Key and Rusty Lock" awards on 28 September 2016 in Yerevan. The award ceremony was devoted to the International Right to Know Day and the 15th Anniversary of the FOICA.

02.08.2016 Black List of FOI Sphere

These officials have violated the people’s access to information right in the 1st half of 2016

14.04.2016 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2015, Armenia

State Department’s 2015 Human Rights Report for Armenia that was released on 13 April, 2016

23.02.2016 The Constitutional Court made a Crucial Decision for Access to Information

On February 23, 2016 the RA Constitutional Court (CC) made a decision to satisfy the application/appeal of Freedom of Information Center. With this decision the provisions of the RA “Law on State Registration of Rights of Property” were recognized opposing/contrary to the RA Constitution. The CC has confirmed that the information on the person cannot be sold by state authorities, specifically in this case, by the State Cadastre Committee.

14.01.2016 FOICA summed up the Black and White Lists of 2015

In 2015 RA Minister of Defense Mr. Seyran Ohanyan was in the quarterly Black List of the Freedom of Information Center because of not responding FOICA’s FOI requests. After being included in the Black List, the ministry changed its work style and provided complete answers to the requests which have not been responded.

18.11.2015 UNESCO Names Sept. 28 Access to Information Day

The UNESCO General Conference voted Nov. 17 to designate Sept. 28 as “International Day for the Universal Access to Information,” according to a UNESCO official.

Share |