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05.05.2022 Reforms in the areas of beneficial ownership transparency and labor law were discussed with journalists

Adviser to the RA Minister of Justice Gagik Harutyunyan, Chief Specialist of the State Register Agency of the RA Ministry of Justice Hripsime Iskandaryan, Head of the Labor Legislation Control Department of the RA Health's Labor Inspection Body Igit Hakobyan took part in the meeting.

29.04.2022 A series of online courses for Fact Checking capacity building and Fight Against Disinformation for local self-government representatives completed

On April 19-20, 21-22 and 27-28, the Freedom of Information Center conducted a series of trainings for local government representatives on Fact Checking capacity building and Fight Against Disinformation.

27.04.2022 Armenia became the 12th Country which ratified the Convention on Access to Official Documents

On March 29, 2022, Armenia finally concluded the ratification process of the Council of Europe Convention on Access to Official Documents. The Freedom of information Center of Armenia has been actively supporting and advocating for the Convention ratification since 2018. Armenia signed the Convention on Access to Official Documents on June 24, 2020. This is the first international document of this level in which states not only recognize the right to access information, but also agree to ensure such a right and cooperate in the field of access.

27.04.2022 A meeting took place with the journalists about the public procurement and allocation of grants to NGOs

The meeting with the journalists was also attended by the President of the Freedom of Information Center Ms. Shushan Doydoyan, the OGP-Armenia Coordinator of the Prime Minister's Office, Ms. Lilya Afrikyan, a contact person. The purpose of the meeting is to raise the level of awareness of the media representatives about the OGP initiative and the resulting commitments.

22.04.2022 Fact Checking capacity building and Fight Against Disinformation Online Training for local self-government representatives took place

For different local government officials, the program envisages 3 rounds of training for a total of 126 participants. The online course was conducted by industry-leading media, fact-checking and information security experts.

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21.04.2022 Journalists specialize in covering Open Government Partnership topics

The aim of the training was to raise the level of awareness of journalists about the OGP initiative and the resulting commitments, to promote accurate, accessible coverage and dissemination of a number of project-related areas.

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