The main objective of the project was to study and reveal the legislative and practical issues concerning the situation with the freedom of information and recommend comprehensive solutions. Alongside the Law of the Republic of Armenia “On the Freedom of Information”, the experts of the project examined ancillary sectors and legal acts, where access to information is of axial significance. In particular, this refers to the realms of state and official secrets, operational intelligence activity, archives, criminal litigation, personal data protection, procurement and public service.
The report published in the end of the project identifies main issues revealed by the study, international standards and best practices in the respective fields. Based on this analysis the report proposes solutions and recommendations.
The project is implemented with the support of “Open Society Foundations-Armenia”.