Freedom of Information Center of Armenia.

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01.07.2022 - Freedom of Information in Armenia 2022

The goal of this research is to develop the methodology and mechanisms for monitoring the freedom of information (FoI), as well as the components of the system of maintaining FoI statistics and reporting by the government agencies that are holders of information.

22.06.2022 - National Strategy Аgainst Disinformation

This document is the strategy of the Government of the Republic of Armenia, which unites the efforts of the government, civil society and citizens to combat disinformation. The national strategy envisages the scope, purpose, modern methods and tools of combating disinformation.

01.02.2022 - The Mapping of the Media in Armenia in the Context of the Fight Against Dis/Misinformation

The research of "Mapping the Armenian media environment in the context of combating misinformation" was conducted during October-November, 2021. The aim of the research is to map the media sector of Armenia in the context of the fight against misinformation, to highlight the main influencers in the field, to explore the existing patterns of misinformation, the peculiarities of creating and spreading fake news. The research also reveals the modern methods of debunking misinformation and the fight against fake news, the fact-checking tools that are used by the Armenian media outlets.

25.05.2021 - Black list: Summarizing the last 10 years

Since 2001, the Freedom of Information Center in Armenia has been publishing a list of officials and government agencies who violate citizens' right to access to information. In 2011, FOICA summarized the general picture of persons on the Black lists for previous years (2003-2011). Below is a summary of the lists of joint ventures published in 2011-2020.

06.04.2021 - Armenia's progress in Beneficial ownership: Shushan Doydoyan's speech

Shushan Doydoyan's speech on the Armenia's progress in BO at the kick-off meeting "Community of Practice on Beneficial Ownership in EaP" organized by OGP.

16.04.2020 - OPINION ON FOI DRAFT BY FOICA

The draft on making additions to the Freedom of Information Law restricts the right of the public on access to information and to participate in the decision-making process of environment. On April 3, the RA Human Rights Defender published a negative opinion on this Project. Another comprehensive opinion of the Human Rights Defender was released on April 15, 2020 and submitted to the RA Parliament. Reporters Without Borders international organization announced on April 2 that the initiative violates the principle of transparency of the RA Government.

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