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On 17 October 2019, Armenia was elected as a member of the UN Human Rights Council for the period of 2020-2022. Stressing the importance of this event, the Prime Minister of Armenia stated: "This is indicative of the important trust of the international community toward our country, especially in regard to defending human rights. I congratulate all of us."  The Minister of Foreign Affairs made similar remarks: "Promoting human rights and fundamental freedoms, strengthening democratic values will be a high priority for Armenia's endeavors at the Human Rights Council."

On August 28, the annual General Meeting of Transparency International Anticorruption Center (TIAC) was held remotely, during which members of the Organization have touched upon a number of issues related to TIAC activities in the previous year.

During the General Meeting, TIAC Executive Director, Sona Ayvazyan presented information pertaining to TIAC’s activities, implemented programs, expenditures and income for 2019. The TIAC Executive Director also informed Organization members about ongoing projects of TIAC while pointing out that the Organization was, for the first time, planning to launch a project related to social entrepreneurship.

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We, the undersigned civil society members of Armenia strongly believe that Belarusian citizens should be free to exercise their rights. Hence, in full solidarity with the Belarusian people, we commend their strong will, resilience, and readiness to stand up for their legitimate right to elect their own government, to restore their dignity, rights, and justice.

In an effort to find alternatives to the current development project in Yerevan’s District 33 (Firdusi), the Committee for the Protection of Yerevan’s Heritage jointly with Transparency International Anticorruption Center and other partners has launched an international open competition of ideas for the urban revitalization of the district.

Following its fact-finding visit to Armenia on 27-29 November 2019, the Conference of INGO’s of the Council of Europe has published a Report on Civil Participation in the Decision-Making Process. Among other sources, the Report refers to the findings of CSO Meter Armenia 2019 report by ECNL and TIAC. The recommendations of the Report are closely linked with our recommendations in CSO Meter, and include the following:

To ensure the transparency and accountability of public procurements required for the prevention, control, and treatment of COVID-19 as well as for the implementation of other complex measures related to the pandemic, in early April of 2020, Transparency International Anticorruption Center (TIAC) started a partial monitoring of procurements carried out for the above-mentioned purposes. Based on the results of said monitoring, an Executive Bulletin has been developed, which includes the monitoring results of procurements made between March 12 and June 26.

The Armenian National Platform of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum:

WELCOMES the fight of the Armenian authorities against corruption and calls on them to employ the whole potential of the Armenian public to enhance the effectiveness of this fight;

– SUPPORTS the RA executive and legislative bodies in their determination to resolve the crisis of the Constitutional Court via constitutional amendments;

– WELCOMES the support of the European Union and the Council of Europe, as well as the heads of their member states in the process of ongoing reform in Armenia;

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