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Launching new phase of the CSO Meter project

ECNL and its partners have just launched the second phase of the CSO Meter project running until the end of 2023, in which we monitor and advocate for the improvement of the environment in which civil society organizations (CSOs) operate in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries.


Rapid Assessment of Coronavirus Funds Worldwide Finds WidespreadAccountability Lapses, Calls for Stronger Oversight in Ongoing Response

The International Budget Partnership released a global scorecard of accountability that found widespread weaknesses in transparency and oversight of COVID assistance, estimated to have reached $14 trillion USD by the end of 2020. It is crucial that governments be transparent and accountable as these massive expenditures are having short and long-term consequences for their public finances and most importantly, their people.


CSO Statement on Trilateral Negotiations

Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan does not have the legitimacy to conduct negotiations with foreign entities without political consultations, a mere month before the early election. Under a caretaker government, while the National Assembly is formally dissolved, Pashinyan cannot make momentous decisions on behalf of the Republic of Armenia and unilaterally declare them to be in accord with Armenia’s interests, referring to them as an “announcement” and failing to follow the necessary legal processes for international agreements.


Public Discussion on Possible Electoral Developments

TIAC implements “Participatory democracy in action” project in collaboration with “Political Dialogue" organization and “Martuni Women’s Community Council” with the financial support by the European Union.

Within the framework of the project, on May 13 "Political Dialogue" has held a public discussion during which the possible electoral developments, threats to competitive, peaceful and transparent elections organized with high levels of integrity as well as the possible ways to prevent them were discussed.


Statement of civil society organizations on the violation of the territorial integrity of Armenia

Transparency International Anticorruption Center joins the joint statement of non-governmental organizations on the need to consolidate the defense, security potential and means of the republic, to apply to the UN Security Council in order to protect the territorial integrity of the Republic of Armenia, security of the population and to prevent military developments.

In addition, we urge the RA Government to ensure its responsibilities providing citizens with accurate information on the situation in a timely manner, not allowing misinformation and manipulation to increase people's concerns, fears, and deepen distrust towards official information.


Interview with V. Hoktanyan on Upcoming Snap Elections

TIAC project director Varuzhan Hoktanyan on the upcoming elections and the latest amendments to the Electoral Code


V Hoktanian's Interview to Pastinfo

The elections will be the test of the maturity of our society. The question of a mature voter should be where we are going, who promises what, and  what the future should be like, notes TIAC project director Varuzhan Hoktanyan.


The Launch of "Akanates" Observation Mission

Ahead of the parliamentary snap elections, the "Akanates" initiative is launching an observation mission, within the framework of which it is planned to observe the pre-election, election and post-election processes.


The Akanates Initiative: Become Elections' Observer!

The "Akanates" initiative invites all those who want to promote free, fair, transparent elections in Armenia, to join the initiative and participate in the short-term observation mission to monitor RA National Assembly snap elections.