The Freedom of Information Advocates Network (FOIAnet) launched a major global analysis of the development of the right to information (RTI) movement, broken down by region. The publication follows FOIAnet’s celebration of its 10th anniversary on International Right to Know Day, 28 September 2012.
The Freedom of Information Center and the Caucasus Institute prepared and published “The 2013 Yerevan Municipal Election Campaign in Online Media Coverage” Monitoring Report.
15.01.2013 - How much do the ministries spend on catering?
On September 4, 2012 the Freedom of Information Center sent written requests to RA President’s Staff, the RA National Assembly, as well as all Ministries asking to provide information on catering delivered during official meetings of the President, Chairman of the National Assembly and Ministers.
We present you a report by Columbia University journalism professor Sheila S. Coronel. This report was supported by the Open Society Foundations, Right to Information Fund. The report was taken from the www.freedominfo.org.
24.09.2012 - Marzpets’ incomes 2011
In 2011, Marzpet (Regional Governor) of Lori marz Artur Nalbandyan had the highest income: 52,718,634 AMD and 80,000 USD (total of about 84,718,634 AMD). Marzpet of Tavush marz Armen Ghularyan follows Nalbandyan with his income of 2,288,160 AMD and 20,000 USD (total of about 10,288,160 AMD). The next marzpet having received the third highest income in 2011 is Nver Poghosyan, Marzpet of Gegharqunik marz with his income of 10,576,600 AMD.
14.05.2012 - Freedom of Information in Municipalities - 2012
The FOICA received 34 complete responses, out of 49 requests sent to the Municipalities. 22 out of complete responses were provided in time and 12 - with violation of the defined timeframes. In response to 6 out of 49 requests, the municipalities have provided incomplete responses and 1 response was invalid. 8 requests have remained unanswered.