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11.01.2010 Black List 2009

THESE OFFICIALS HAVE VIOLATED PEOPLES' RIGHT OF INFORMATION IN 2009 1. Robert Harutyunyan Yerevan Urban Development & Investment Programs Department Head 2. Paruyr Sargsyana...

28.12.2009 Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!   FOICA wishes You Unlimited access to Happiness and Joy. Let our achievements contribute to the future of Armenia.

23.12.2009 Outside the law

On December 22, 2009, the Court of the General Competence of Center and Nork Marash administrative districts made a decision to dismiss the case FOICA vs. the “Armenian National Congress” Pact. The court case was dismissed by the following reason: according to the RA Code of Civil Procedure only physical and legal persons may become as a respondent party at the court in civil cases. Therefore, as the “Armenian National Congress” is a pact of several political parties, and it is neither a...

29.11.2009 Ireland, Germany, Spain lagging behind on police transparency

Ireland is the only country in Europe to exclude the police from the scope of its freedom of information law, in Germany the right to know does not apply to all police forces, and Spain is the largest EU country without an access to information law and so no public right to obtain information from the police. These findings are contained in “The Right to Know: Europe and the Police” by the campaign group Access Info Europe to be presented at a conference on police transparency being held...

24.11.2009 2010-2011 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Eurasia and Central Asia

The Government of the United States of America is pleased to announce the 2010 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Eurasia and Central Asia (Global UGRAD). The deadline to submit the application for this program is Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at 5:00 PM . About the Global UGRAD Program: The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) in Eurasia and Central Asia is a program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State. The...

28.10.2009 OSCE Office in Yerevan promotes better access to government information through freedom of information legislation reform

An OSCE-supported public event focusing on a package of draft amendments to Armenia ’s legislation on freedom of information was held in Yerevan today.   The package of proposed amendments was developed by the non-governmental organization Freedom of Information Centre of Armenia (FOICA), the National Assembly and the Ministry of Justice, in close collaboration with civil society and international organizations. The event follows a series of round table...

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