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05.03.2010 Assuring Publicity in the State Government System

On the 4th of March, 2010 the FOICA, together with the “Public Relation and Information Center” SNCO of the RA President’s Administration organized a workgroup discussion with the topic of “Assuring Publicity in the State Government System” for the heads of the departments of “Information and Public Affairs” of the RA Regional Administrations and the press secretaries of the Regional Governors. The deputy director of the “Public Relation and Information Center” SNCO of the RA President’s...

01.03.2010 The Mulberry System Already Operates in Regional Administrations

Since the 1st of March the electronic Mulberry system for document-circulation operates in all the RA Regional Administrations. From now on, all the internal and external correspondences are to be done electronically. The installation of the following electronic system of document-circulation is a nuance for the Regional Administrations. This is why on the 26th-27th of February the FOICA, together with the RA Ministry of Territorial Administration organized a workgroup discussion in...

18.02.2010 The next court hearing over the case FOICA and “Aravot” daily vs. Shirak Marz Governor

On Februauy 18, 2010, at 16:00 the next court hearing over the case "FOICA and “Aravot” daily vs. Shirak Marz Governor" will take place at the Gyumri residence of the RA Administrative Court. To remind, “Aravot” daily’s reporter Mr. Aram Zaqaryan sent an information request to Shirak Marz Governor Mrs. Lida Nanyan via e-mail address of Shirak Governor office asking to provide information to what purposes finances granted from the RA state budget to the governor's office in 2005, 2006,...

05.02.2010 The Constitutional Court Announced its Decision

On the 5th of February, 2010 in the RA Constitutional Court heard the claim of the Freedom of Information Center to declare 151st and 152nd articles of the RA Administrative Procedure Code as contradicting the RA Constitution. Right on the same day the court announced its decision. The Constitutional Court decided that 151st and 152nd articles of the RA Administrative Procedure Code do not contradict the RA Constitution. The Constitutional Court stated that the problem lies in the...

29.01.2010 The Right to Know won in the Court

On January 29, the Court of the General Jurisdiction of Center and Nork-Marash administrative districts (Judge Mrs. Gayane Karakhanyan) fully satisfied the FOI Center’s claim against the National Technical Safety Center SNCO compelling the respondent to provide the whole requested information within 5 days. On September 17, 2009, the Freedom of Information Center sent an information request to the head of the National Technical Center state non commercial organization Mr. Ashot...

27.01.2010 FOICA vs. Medical Center N.2 CJC

On January 27, 2010, a court hearing over the case "FOICA vs. Medica' Center N.2 CJC" took place at the Common Jurisdiction Court of First Instance of Center and Nork-Marash administrative districts (Judge Mr. Edik Avetisyan). The FOICA's representative Mr. Karen Mejlumyan presented and insisted the claim. However, the respondent’s representative objected against the claim mentioning that it must be rejected totally. The Court will further inform about the date of the next court...

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