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28.09.2010 THE WINNERS OF FOI ANNUAL AWARD CEREMONY/ 2010

It is already eight years that Freedom of Information Center organizes Freedom of Information Annual Award Ceremony since 2003. The ceremony is devoted to the International Right to Know Day. The main purpose of this event is to promote transparency and good governance in Armenia. On September 28, 2010 the following nominations were awarded by an independent Jury: Positive Award for the most transparent institution/agency went to Goris Municipality,  The best official...

27.09.2010 FOI ANNUAL AWARD CEREMONY 2010

On September 28, 2010, at 15:00 the 8th Freedom of Information Annual Award Ceremony will take place at Reghine Hotel (Address - Norqi Ayginer 251-3, Yerevan). The following nominations are awarded annually: • Positive Award for a state institution with the best system of providing information. • Positive Award for a citizen who has actively exercised his/her right of access to information under FOI Law. • Positive Award for the author of the best FOI related...

13.07.2010 Black list 2010: The second quarter

THESE OFFICIALS HAVE VIOLATED PEOPLES' RIGHT OF INFORMATION IN THE SECOND QUARTER OF 2010   1. Mr. Gagik Tamrazyan Mayor of Ashtarak 2. Mrs....

26.06.2010 Nominating Candidates for the FOI Annual Award Ceremony

The Freedom of Information Center of Armenia is accepting proposals from citizens and organizations in different categories of the FOI annual Award Ceremony. Positive award for the most transparent institution which fulfills the FOI law requirements, Award for NGO, which has contributed to the exercising of the rights of access to information, Award for the journalist most actively covering FOI issues,...

17.06.2010 Book Presentation and Summary of the FOI Judicial Practice

On the 17th of June the FOICA’s “The Right to Know: Collection of Court Cases 2007-2010” book presentation took place. It summarizes 20 court cases of the last four years, accompanied by all the related documents initiated by the Centre in the sphere of freedom of information in. The diversity of the court cases allows a number of analyses to be done regarding the FOI judicial practice.  As a rule, the main aim and claims of the FOICA - to provide the enquired information – were...

09.06.2010 The Court of Cassation satisfied FOICA’s claim

On June 09, 2010, The RA Court of Cassation fully satisfied FOICA’s cassation claim. The Court annulled the RA Administrative Court’s decision over the case FOICA vs. “Yerevan Urban Development and Investment Programs Department” SNCO and sent it to the same court for a new exam. Let us note, that FOICA had asked the RA Administrative Court to recognize the action of the “Yerevan Urban Development and Investment Programs Department” SNCO illegitimate and as a consequence to...

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