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A workshop entitled European Capital Cities’ Transparency Ranking (ECCTR) was held on 25-26 September 2018 in Bratislava, Slovakia. The workshop was organized by Transparency International Slovakia. The event was attended by representatives from 23 countries, including Mikayel Avetisyan, Researcher of Transparency International Anticorruption Center (TIAC). The focus of the event was the development of a methodology for the capitals’ transparency ranking for pilot and final full-scale phases.

 

Despite the procedural violations identified by “Akanates” initiative no mass and systemic violations occurred on September 23, 2018 Yerevan city council elections, which were typical of last year’s municipal and national elections, such as ballot box stuffing; incorrect counts; falsification of the results; vote buying; services provided to voters; overcrowdings and disorders in the precincts and in the vicinity of the polling stations; pressures and violence; obvious directing, etc. Thus, favorable conditions are created for the citizens to be freer, braver, and feel at ease in expressing their own free will. The newly elected Council of elders, in its turn is supposed to reflect the real preferences of the citizens.

Yerevan city council elections on September 23, 2018 were the first in the past 20 years in Armenia that were held in free and competitive environment, where every citizen’s vote was crucial, and the results of voting were not determined in advance.

"Akanates" (Eyewitness) election observation mission will engage around 160 observers to participate in the public oversight of Yerevan city council elections on September 23, 2018. The observation mission will cover 80 precincts in all administrative districts of Yerevan. The initiative will disseminate press releases and post information if needed on the election day on Facebook pages of "Akanates" election observation mission and its members, as well as on the websites of www.transparency.am and www.asparez.am.

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IDITORD ONLINE PLATFORM
iDitord platform is an open crowdsourcing tool for civic oversight of elections, which will allow any citizen to register election irregularities and violations, including reporting on the misuse of administrative resources.
ELECTION OBSERVATION
This database summarizes the results of election observation conducted by "Citizen Observer" public initiative during May 5 2013 Yerevan City Council, May 26 2013, March 9 2014, June 8 2014 local government elections and December 6 2015 referendum on Constitutional changes.
WALL OF ELECTION FALSIFIERS
This database contains information about the persons engaged in the falsification of 2015 constitutional referendum and further elections and about their illegal acts.
CALCULATION OF VOTING NUMBERS
This database presents the summary results of electronic monitoring analysis, based on the official data of 2012 and 2017 National Assembly, 2013 Presidential, 2013 Yerevan City Council elections and 2015 Constitutional Referendum.
MINES OF ARMENIA
This database comprises information on metal-ore mines in Armenia, their identified resources, mine status, the shareholders of subsurface resource users, the availability of historical-cultural monuments in their territory and accumulation of mining wastes. The database sums up official data obtained from the state institutions.
HISTORICAL-CULTURAL MONUMENTS
This database contains information on the status of destroyed, demolished, dismantled, threatened historical-cultural monument buildings of Yerevan, and their legal and factual status. The database sums up official data obtained from the state institutions.
PUBLIC GREEN AREAS
The database on public green areas in Yerevan includes information on green areas of general use of Yerevan, their surface, construction, lessees, violations of urban development norms and other breaches of construction processes. The database sums up official data obtained from state institutions.
PUBLIC OVERSIGHT OF PROCUREMENT SYSTEM
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