Freedom of Information Center of Armenia.

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Projects

Completed FOICA projects

15.09.2007 - 13. FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AS A TOOL FOR MEDIA DURING THE ELECTIONS

Supported by OSCE Office in Yerevan Project duration- 2 months:   Goal of the project:   to promote the transparency of the election process making the electoral information more accessible for the Armenian media representatives.

27.03.2007 - 12. FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

Supported by OSCE Yerevan office Time period – 10 months, March – December 2006 The project has three components: 1. Publication of the Bulletin You Have a Right to Know, one issue, February-March 2006 issue. The Bulletin is widely disseminated to the state and self-governing bodies, NGOs and Media outlets, Universities and schools. It is also directly handed out to all community people applying for consultancy to the FOI Center. In addition, the bulletins are...

01.11.2005 - 11. FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

Supported by the British Embassy in Yerevan Time period – November –December, 2005. The project had three components: 1. Train the Trainer’s workshop to set up a core group of trainers. 2. Freedom of Information Workshop to adopt FOI Yerevan principles. 3. Conduct the FOI Annual Award Ceremony/2005 .

01.09.2004 - 10. TRAINING MATERIALS FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FOI

Supported by “ Democracy Commission Small Grants ”, Embassy of the United States of America, Yerevan, Armenia. Time Period – September 1 – December 31, 2004. The purpose of the project is to develop four manuals and a handbook on Freedom of Information. These manuals and handbook will enable further training of 3000 participants (public Officials, NGO and Media representatives, advocates, citizens).

01.07.2004 - 9. PROMOTION OF FOI IN THE RA

Supported by “ Article 19” the Global Campaign for Free Expression and funded by Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD). Time period – July 1, 2004 to March 31, 2005 . The project has three components: 1. Shoot and produce 3 social TV Ads; 2. Conduct of 5 trainings for NGOs, public officials and the media; 3. Monitoring of implementation of FOI Law by public institutions.

01.03.2004 - 8. IMPLEMENTATION OF FREEDOM OF INFORMATION IN THE REGIONS OF ARMENIA

T he project is supported by OSCE office in Yerevan . Time period – March 1 – December 31, 2004. The project objective is to monitor how local government bodies in three major regions of Armenia (Shirak, Lori and Syunik) apply major requirements of the Armenian FOI Law, to publicize violation cases and to discuss major problems with local government officials and civil society groups in three regions.

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