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31.08.2010 - Freedom of Information in the Administrative Districts of Yerevan

On the 28th of June, 2010 the Freedom of Information Center of Armenia sent information inquiries to the heads of all the administrative districts of Yerevan with the purpose to find out where in these administrative districts there are paid parking lots. Is there any legal act, based on which strangers in Yerevan streets are charging for parking? Are those charges legal? If not, then who can people complain to when they are asked to pay for parking their cars?

08.12.2008 - Monitoring of Freedom of Information at Local Self-Governing Bodies of the Republic of Armenia

The goal of the monitoring is to evaluate 5 year FOI legislation implementation practice by the RA regional (marz) self-governing bodies, to clarify how efficiently the requirements of this legislation are applied there. The monitoring was conducted in January-August 2008 in 17 communities of the Republic of Armenia: 9 urban and 8 rural communities.

07.05.2008 - Access to Information Right for Journalists

The purpose of this study is to promote the Armenian media’s access to information by: summing up journalists’ experience with obtaining information from state agencies since the adoption of the FOI law (since 2003); observing how effectively are journalists able to exercise their constitutional right of access to information and the FOI law in their daily work, and how open and transparent are state agencies for the media;...

11.04.2008 - Access to Information for Journalists

Freedom of Information Center published the survey results on the Access to Information for Journalists carried out within 105 media representatives. See the full text of the survey here . For this purpose, 105 journalists have been interviewed (60 journalists representing Yerevan-based media, 40 journalists representing media operating in the marzes and 4 journalists representing foreign media working in Armenia). The journalists mentioned that the access to...

26.12.2007 - FOI Needs Assessments Report 2007

On 23 September 2003 Armenia adopted a comprehensive Freedom of Information law. However, until today the implementation of the FOI law continues to pose a significant challenge for national and local authorities as well as for Armenian society at large. One of the main reasons for current situation is that information holders in governmental structures do not provide information because they are not sufficiently aware of their duties under the law and do not possess the...

28.11.2007 - Electoral Disputes Resolution -Parliamentary Elections 2007, Court Monitoring Summary

Freedom of information Center published outcomes of the court monitoring “Electoral Disputes Resolution - Parliamentary Elections 2007” in cooperation with the American Bar Association.   The aim of this report was to identify the nature of prevailing electoral disputes and the type of alleged violations without engaging in a detailed analysis of the facts in every case and the arguments put forward by the respective...

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