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Transparency International 2006 Corruption Perception Index was Presented
07.11.2006

Transparency International 2006 Corruption Perception Index was Presented

On November 6, at 13.00 Yerevan time, Amalia Kostanyan, Chairwoman of the CRD/TI Armenia in National Press Club presented 2006 Corruption Perceptions Index of Transparency International global coalition against corruption.


2006 Corruption Perceptions Index Reinforces Link Between Poverty and Corruption
06.11.2006

2006 Corruption Perceptions Index Reinforces Link Between Poverty and Corruption

CPI shows the machinery of corruption remains well-oiled, despite improved legislation

Berlin, 6 November 2006 - The 2006 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), launched today by Transparency International (TI), points to a strong correlation between corruption and poverty, with a concentration of impoverished states at the bottom of the ranking.


CRD/TI Armenia Carries Out a Survey Among Memebers of National Assembly of RA
01.11.2006

CRD/TI Armenia Carries Out a Survey Among Memebers of National Assembly of RA

CRD/TI Armenia carries out a survey among members of Armenia's National Assembly to assess anti-corruption policy in Armenia. Letters were sent to all the Members of Parliament with a request to answer the following questions between November 1 and 30.


Presentation of Anti-Corruption PSAs and Publication
17.10.2006

Presentation of Anti-Corruption PSAs and Publication

In the framework of "Towards More Effective Anti-Corruption Policy in Armenia" project funded by USAID Civic Advocacy Support Program, Counterpart International, CRD/TI Armenia prepared 3 anti-corruption public service announcements (PSAs) and published "Anti-Corruption Policy in Armenia" analysis.


Leading Exporters Undermine Development with Dirty Business Overseas
04.10.2006

Leading Exporters Undermine Development with Dirty Business Overseas

Foreign bribery by emerging export powers
disconcertingly high


Berlin / Brussels, 4 October 2006 --- Overseas bribery by companies from the world's export giants is still common, despite the existence of international anti-bribery laws criminalising this practice, according to the Transparency International 2006 Bribe Payers Index (BPI), the most comprehensive survey of its kind to date.

For more details please visit http://www.transparency.org/policy_research/surveys_indices/bpi


Meeting with Volunteers of Depi Hayk Foundation
02.10.2006

Meeting with Volunteers of Depi Hayk Foundation

On September 22, 2006, Amalia Kostanyan, Chairwoman of Center for Regional Development/Transparency International Armenia (CRD/TI Armenia), had a meeting with a group of Armenian volunteers from various countries, visiting Armenia within Depi Hayk Foundation (Birthright Armenia) projects.


Meeting with OECD Anti-Corruption Network Experts
28.09.2006

Meeting with OECD Anti-Corruption Network Experts

As per request of Secretariat for Anti-Corruption Network ‎for transition economies (ACN), Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Center for Regional Development/Transparency International Armenia (CRD/TI Armenia) organized a meeting with local NGOs on September 27, 2006, in "Golden Tulip Hotel Yerevan". The meeting was aimed at discussing implementation of Armenia's obligations within ACN Istanbul Action Plan.


For the Second Time, It Was Assigned to "Develop" a New Anti-Corruption Strategy Program
12.09.2006

For the Second Time, It Was Assigned to "Develop" a New Anti-Corruption Strategy Program

On September 8, 2006 the Anti-Corruption Board held a meeting to discuss the progress of RA Anti-Corruption Strategy Program and Its Action Plan, the activities for the period of 1999-2006 of the RA Public Sector Reforms Commission and other current issues.


Another Massacre
18.08.2006

Another Massacre

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In response to the letter of the CRD/TI-Armenia NGO to the State Environmental Inspectorate of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection, we were informed in writing that the materials with regard to the illegal felling on the territory in the belonging of the Byurakan Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia were referred to the Prosecutor's Office of Aragatsotn Marz.


General Meeting of CRD/TI Armenia Members
28.07.2006

General Meeting of CRD/TI Armenia Members

General Meeting of CRD/TI Armenia members was held on July 25, 2006 in the office of the NGO.

The agenda of the meeting included the following issues: approval of the annual report of the organization, Transparency International re-accreditation process, adoption of modifications to the Organization's Code of Conduct, admission of new members and elections of the Board, the Oversight Committee and the Chair of the organization.