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Discussion on CSO reporting standards and practice

The findings of research on “Civil Society Organizations reporting standards and practice” were presented during a discussion on May 23, 2019. Sona Ayvazyan, Executive Director of Tansparency International Anticorruption Center, Luben Panov, Program Consultant of European Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL, Hungary), Tatevik Margaryan, Expert of “Monitoring Progress, Empowering Action” project took part in the discussion. The discussion also brought together representatives of more than thirty leading CSOs, state bodies and international organizations.


Graduates of Anti-Corruption School to implement their own projects

The Anti-Corruption School of Transparency International Anti-Corruption Center (TIAC) ended on May 18. The program was implemented in the frameworks of the Engaged Citizenry for Responsible Governance project supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). 23 young men and women were among the first graduates of the School.


Anti-Corruption School has launched

On April 27, on the occasion of the Day of the Citizen and in the frameworks of the Engaged Citizenry for Responsible Governance projected implemented by Transparency International Anticorruption Center (TIAC) with support from US Agency for International Development (USAID), the Anti-Corruption School was launched.


The Final Report of the Observation Mission of Snap Elections of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia on December 9, 2018

“Final Report on the Observation Mission of Snap Elections of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia on December 9, 2018” was presented during a public discussion held on April 8, 2019. It reflects the results of long-term and short-term observation of snap parliamentary elections conducted by "Akanates"" ("Eyewitness") observation mission, assessing the compliance of pre-election, election day and post-election processes to electoral legislation of Armenia and international standards, as well as possible risks of processes from the point of view of holding free, transparent and competitive elections.


Final Report on Observation Mission of 2018 Snap Parliamentary Elections in Armenia

April 8, 2019 - The presentation of the Final report on observation mission on 2018 Snap Parliamentary Elections in Armenia was held on April 8 within the framework of “Building Capacities for Observation and Promoting the Integrity of Parliamentary Elections in Armenia” project funded by the European Union. Sona Ayvazyan, Executive Director of Transparency International Anticorruption Center (TIAC), Gregory Tsouris, Deputy Head of Cooperation Section, Delegation of the European Union to Armenia, Adam Stefan, Deputy Director, Sustainable Development Office, USAID/Armenia, Larisa Minasyan, Executive Director, Open Society Foundations-Armenia, Levon Barseghyan, President of Journalists’ Club “Asparez” Board etc. delivered opening remarks during the event.


The utmost important and urgent task at this moment should be the Armenian government’s clarification of its vision of anticorruption agenda and its elements: Sona Ayvazyan

On 20-22 March 2019, Sona Ayvazyan, Executive Director of Transparency International Anticorruption Center took part in the OECD hosted Plenary Meeting of the Anticorruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ACN) in Paris.

The meeting brought together anticorruption decision-makers from countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, countries of the OECD Working Group on Bribery, and representatives from international organizations and civil society.


Issues on models of anticorruption agencies were discussed

On the initiative of Transparency International Anticorruption Center a working discussion was held on March 12, 2019. The discussion brought together Lena Nazaryan, Vice President of RA National Assembly, members of parliament, representatives of RA Government and law enforcement bodies, NGOs and independent experts. Valts Kalnins and Rouslan Riaboshapka, visiting experts of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Anticorruption Network (ACN) delivered keynote addresses.


As an ENEMO member, TIAC will observe presidential elections in Ukraine

As an associate member of the European Network for Election Monitoring Organizations (ENEMO), Transparency international Anticorruption Center will observe the Presidential Elections in Ukraine on  March 31, 2019.


Troika Laundromat revelations make the case for tougher supervision of Europe’s banking sector

As it is well known, Transparency International global anticorruption organization has frequently published press releases about international money laundering schemes based on revelations of its partner - the Organized Crime and Corruption Disclosure Project (OCCRP). This revelation on “Troika Laundromat” refers to money laundering by a Russian investment bank, Troika Dialog. The Troika Laundromat revelations published today by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) and partner media outlets reveal the glaring shortcomings in anti-money laundering systems in Europe, and make the case for an EU-wide anti-money laundering supervisory authority, Transparency International said today.


Anticorruption Agenda for Armenia

This document introduces the recommendations by the Transparency International Anticorruption Center (TIAC) to the Republic of Armenia National Assembly and the Government with a purpose to launch effective fight against corruption and to record success.  
The fight against corruption by the new government should set a goal – to achieve the following changes in the next five years: