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20.10.2021 Golden Key and Rusty Lock 2021

The annual Golden Key and Rusty Lock Awards Ceremony of the Freedom of Information Center of Armenia took place on October 19, 2021. More than 80 representatives of mass media, state agencies, non-governmental and international organizations took part in the online event.

15.10.2021 Golden Key and Rusty Lock Annual Award Ceremony

On October 19, the Freedom of Information Center of Armenia will host the annual Golden Key and Rusty Lock Award ceremony, dedicated to the International Day for the right of access to Information.

11.10.2021 STATEMENT

On October 5, 2021 the RA Constitutional Court made a decision, according to which the Law "On Amendments to the RA Civil Code" adopted by the parliament on March 24, 2021 was recognized in line with the Constitution. Thus, the upper threshold of damages award envisaged for insult will increase from previous 1 million to 3 million drams, and in case of defamation, it will become 6 million drams instead of 2 million.

28.09.2021 September 28 is International Freedom of Information Day

The epidemic and the war were unprecedented challenges to the legal norms of freedom of information and established traditions, which once again confirmed the usefulness and value of information for both individuals and the state as a whole.

22.09.2021 Transparency of real owners: Working discussion

On September 17, 2021 on the initiative of Freedom of Information Center, a working discussion on “Transparency of Real Owners” was held. The event was attended by representatives of private companies, non-governmental organizations, as well as government agencies.

04.08.2021 STATEMENT

The opening session of the National Assembly of the 8th convocation convened on 2 August was accompanied with strict restrictions to the movement of media representatives in the parliament. Journalists and cameramen were not allowed into the new parliamentary building where sessions of the standing commissions are convened, nor enter the area accommodating the rooms of he representatives of the parliamentary majority, nor even use certain lobbies where they used to take interviews and comments from MPs.

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