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31.07.2015 The RA Government may join the Extractive Industries’ Transparency Initiative

On July 28, 2015, the first session of the newly established Anti-Corruption Council took place, chaired by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia (see  http://www.gov.am/am/news/item/12061/ ). The GOAM announced its intention to join the Extractive Industries’ Transparency Initiative (EITI). EITI is a global coalition of governments, companies and civil society working together to improve openness and accountable management of revenues from natural resources. David...

08.07.2015 Black list of the 1st half of 2015

These officials have violated the people’s access to information right in the 1st half of 2014

01.07.2015 FOICA celebrates its 14th Anniversary

Today on July 1st the FOICA celebrates its 14th Anniversary. During these years FOICA succeeded to open hundreds of closed doors and revealed thousands of official documents.

04.06.2015 Freedom Defender award went to Shushan Doydoyan, President of Freedom of Information Centre.

The international organisations honoured individuals working to promote human rights, accountable governance, local government reform, and free speech in Armenia at the Universal Rights Awards Ceremony held on 4 June 2015 in Yerevan.

30.04.2015 Civil servants, responsible for FOI , were trained

On 29-30 April, 2015 FOICA together with RA Civil Service Council organized training sessions of civil servants responsible for FOI. The civil servants from RA ministries and adjunct bodies of the government who represented the offices of information and public departments, participated in the training sessions.

17.02.2015 Some Officials confuse Requests with Applications. Shusan Doydoyan

The RA Law on Freedom of Information operates since 2003. "It was a major achievement especially for the journalists so that they are able to obtain information, which formerly for some reasons some officials tried to keep as secret," Shushan Doydoyan, President of the Freedom of Information Center said.

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