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The NA Ethics Committee will be formed

The legislative regulations were developed based on the draft laws on the "Parliamentary Ethics" prepared by the "Ara Ghazayran" law office and Transparency International Anticorruption Center within the framework of the UNDP "New Armenia, Modern Parliament" program


COMPLAINT to the UN Special Rapporteur in the Field of Cultural Rights

Transparency International Anticorruption Center partnered with “Helsinki Assembly of Armenia - Vanadzor” NGO, “Protection of Rights without Borders” NGO, Law Development and Protection Center Foundation submitted a complaint to the UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights with regards to the loss of thousands of historical sites and artifacts  from Armenian  cultural heritage, as a result of capitulation. The attempts to erase the history and traces of Armenians from the region have been one of the key objectives of the ethnic cleansing policy adopted by Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan is actively engaging in revisionist history and is using  three major methods to achieve this objective; namely destroying the heritage, vandalizing the heritage and/or appropriating the heritage to other people from the region.


Vetting implemented in time would ensure judicial system free of corruption

TIAC Programs Director Varuzhan Hoktanyan gave an interview to Medialab discussing the new anti corrption body 


Call for Immediate Action To Facilitate Return of Armenian Prisoners of War and Civilians detained in the context of the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict from the Azerbaijani Control

We, undersigned civil society organizations, respectfully request  to engage actively in the protection of core rights of Armenian prisoners of war and civilians under the Azerbaijani control, to urge the Azerbaijani authorities to discontinue any action that puts their life and well-being under imminent risk and to repatriate without delay all prisoners of war and civilians detained in the context of armed conflict of 2020.





On International Anti-Corruption Day 2020, a group comprised of leading economists, trade unions and civil society organisations tackling issues from human rights, to poverty, to business integrity, have come together to call for an end to the abuse of anonymous companies.


Hoktanyan: The fight against corruption must not turn into political revenge

Draft project of creating an anti-corruption committee was approved by  the National Assembly. According to TIAC Program Manager Varuzhan Hoktanyan, the purpose of creating this specialized body is to exclude a new corruption cases. 


Statement: Making Amendments on the Draft RA Constitutional Law

Transparency International Anti-Corruption Center in partnership with the  "Protection of Rights without Borders" NGO issued a joint statement on the draft amendments to the Constitutional Law "Judicial Code of the Republic of Armenia". The statement is available in Armenian.


Crisis Management Action Plan

Road map suggestion for the period of January 1, 2021 - March 31, 2021

A meeting of civil society representatives was held on December 18, 2020, during which the current situation was thoroughly discussed (for reference see  the following article https://hetq.am/en/article/12564). A number of measures were discussed, as a result suggestions roadmap for crisis management was proposed for the next 3-6 months.



Act exclusively within the limits of law

TIAC has joined a group of non-governmental organizations that have issued a statement on the closure of the interstate highway by the police. The announcement is available in English.