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03.06.2021

"26 questions to 26": TIAC Survey to Parties and Blocs

In the run-up to the snap parliamentary elections envisaged on June 20, 2021, TIAC plans to map the positions of the parties and party blocs running in the elections on a number of current public concerns and their solutions.


24.05.2021

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.


28.01.2021

2020 Corruption Perceptions Index reveals widespread corruption is weakening COVID-19 response, threatening global recovery

Berlin, 28 January 2020 – The 2020 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released today by Transparency International reveals that persistent corruption is undermining health care systems and contributing to democratic backsliding amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Countries that perform well on the index invest more in health care, are better able to provide universal health coverage and are less likely to violate democratic norms and institutions or the rule of law.

"COVID-19 is not just a health and economic crisis. It is a corruption crisis. And one that we are currently failing to manage," Delia Ferreira Rubio, Chair of Transparency International said. "The past year has tested governments like no other in memory, and those with higher levels of corruption have been less able to meet the challenge. But even those at the top of the CPI must urgently address their role in perpetuating corruption at home and abroad."

 


05.01.2021

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.

 


21.12.2020

Independent Public Reunion: "Anti-Crisis Civic Discussion"

On December 18, an independent public reunion entitled "Anti-Crisis Civic Discussion" was held in Yerevan, attended by individuals, representatives of non-governmental organizations, experts in the political, diplomatic, military and scientific spheres. The purpose of the meeting was to assess the crisis situation in Armenia in the post-war situation, to clarify the directions of urgent steps, to bring together practical proposals.


09.12.2020

New research from Transparency International warns of high corruption risk in defence sectors across Central and Eastern Europe

On December 9, the International Anti-Corruption day Transparency International published an extensive research on the actions to prevent corruption in Central and Eastern Europe’s (CEE) defence sectors.

Transparency International’s Government Defence Integrity Index (GDI) is the first global analysis of the existence, effectiveness and enforcement of institutional and informal controls to manage the risk of corruption in defence and security institutions. GDI finds more than half of the 15 countries assessed in the region face a high risk of corruption in their defence and security sectors. 


18.11.2019

Report on assessing civil society environment in EaP countries released

The Armenia Country Report on assessing the civil society environment in Eastern Partnership countries has been published. It presents the findings of the pilot research conducted by CSO Meter methodology to assess enabling environment for CSOs. CSO Meter is a tool developed to assess the civil society environment in Eastern Partnership countries. It consists of a set of standards and indicators in 10 different areas that measure both law and practice.


29.10.2019

Progress on beneficial ownership transparency in Armenia was presented

On October 29, 2019 Beneficial Ownership Transparency Workshop was held in Yerevan, hosted jointly by Open Government Partnership Secretariat of the Government of Armenia, OpenOwnership and Transparency International Anticorruption Center (TIAC) within the framework of USAID funded “Engaged Citizenry for Responsible Governance” project.


08.10.2019

Results of the CSO Meter Research presented

On October 3, 2019, the Transparency International Anticorruption Center (TIAC) presented the findings of the CSO Meter, a new tool designed to assess civil society environment. More than 60 representatives of state agencies, international and civil society organisations attended the event.


06.09.2019

“Akanates” will observe local government elections in Artsakh

September 8, 2019

Artsakh - Together with its partner “Civic Hub” NGO, Akanates” (Eyewitness) observation mission will observe local government elections in the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) on September 8, 2019.