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26.04.2014 On May 5 a photo-exhibitionist will be opened to mark World Press Freedom Day

"Freedom of Press: the Right to Know" is the theme of the exhibition that will be opened in Yerevan at the Armenian Artists' Union on May 5, 2014, at 12:00, to mark World Press Freedom Day.

17.04.2014 FOICA publishes the Black List of the 1st quarter of 2014

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

16.04.2014 Education, healthcare, revenue collection and Police will be priority spheres in the Government’s new anti-corruption program

On April 10, 2014’s Cabinet sitting approved the concept of combating corruption in public administration. The concept is the instrument to ensure the continuity of the Government’s policy against corruption. The draft concept was prepared by a working group formed within the framework of the Commission on the monitoring of the implementation of the anti-corruption strategy. The working group featured representatives of the Government, other public bodies, experts, and representatives from Transparency International anti-corruption center. The draft concept was also discussed in the Office of Government.

04.04.2014 Call for participation in a photo exhibition “Freedom of the Press, the Right to Know”

The Freedom of Information Center in cooperation with the Delegation of the European Union to Armenia and OSCE Yerevan Office will organize the "Freedom of the Press, the Right to Know" photo exhibition to mark the World Press Freedom Day on 3 May 2014.

31.03.2014 Bill poses danger to online freedom of information

Here is the opinion of the Reporters Without Borders international organization about a bill amending article 1087.1 of the RA Civil Code.

04.03.2014 Success Story 20

Director of the Yerevan Building Investment Program Implementation Unit SNCO Ruben Harutyunyan was held liable by the decision of December 24, 2013 of the RA Administrative Court for violating the right to freedom of information. This is the third similar precedent when an official is imposed a fine in amount of 50,000 AMD for violating the freedom of information right.

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