“PUBLIC SECTOR ETHICS IN ARMENIA AND EUROPEAN UNION” CONFERENCE
The Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials of Armenia has been actively cooperating with the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OCED) within the scope of SIGMA program since 2012 and organized “Public Sector Ethics in Armenia and in EU” conference on April 19, 2013 where European ethics systems of public sector and their development experience as well as possibilities of implementing those in Armenia were presented. Traian Hristea, the head of EU...
SIRANUSH SAHAKYAN PARTICIPATED IN “PROMOTING ETHICS IN GOVERNMENT” PROJECT OF THE US STATE DEPARTMENT
Siranush Sahakyan, the chairperson of the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials of Armenia participated in “Promoting Ethics in Government” International Visitor Program of the US State Department from April 19 to May 10, 2014. The goal of the program was providing a platform for discussions on developments, achievements and problems of ethics area and experience exchange among the experts of that field. Within the scope of the visit, meetings were held with US ethics...
“RISK ASSESSMENT; TYPOLOGY OF CORRUPTION ROOT CAUSES” SEMINAR IN CHISINAU
Within the framework of “Democracy, Good Governance and Sustainability” project of Eastern Partnership and Council of Europe, the National Institute of Justice of Moldova and National Anti-Corruption Center of Moldova “Risk Assessment and Typology of Corruption Root Causes” regional conference was organized from April 11-12, 2013. The Commissioner of the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials Armen Khudaverdyan participated in the event with a report on income...
THE COMMISSION ON ETHICS OF HIGH-RANKING OFFICIALS OF ARMENIA PARTICIPATED IN THE SEMINAR BY GERMAN FEDERAL ENTERPRISE FOR INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION (GIZ)
The Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials of Armenia participated in the seminar on ethics education of public sector within the GIZ project, which was conducted from April 2-4, 2014 by German DBB Academy representatives Hans Rieger and Paula Borovska. During the seminar the structure, methodology and teaching instruments of ethics education programs were discussed. A teaching manual and case studies are elaborated and analysed for ethics trainings that would serve as a basis for...
THE STUDY VISIT OF THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION ON ETHICS OF HIGH RANKING OFFICIALS OF ARMENIA TO THE COMMISSION FOR THE PREVENTION OF CORRUPTION OF SLOVENIA”
The Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials of Armenia continues developing active cooperation with ethics institutions of different countries in order to implement international best practice of ethics systems in Armenia. Within the scope of TAIEX project of European Union, the members of the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials Armenia visited the Commission for the Prevention of Corruption of Slovenia from March 24 to 28, 2014 to study the Slovenian system of declaration...
MEETING WITH THE DELEGATION OF ORGANIZATION FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT (OCED)
The delegation of Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) lead by OECD expert Xavier Sisternas vistited Yerevan from January 12 to 18, 2013. The mission of this visit was to study the Ethics system of Armenia and to discuss the development vision of ethics system with main stakeholders in our country. During the visit, the delegation members had meetings with the chief of the Office of the President of Armenia Vigen Sargsyan, assistant to the President of...
“ANTI-CORRUPTION STRATEGY FRAMEWORK” ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION
“Anti-Corruption Strategy Framework” round table discussion that aimed to discuss the anti-corruption issues in Armenia was organized by EU Advisory Group on the 7th of December, 2012.The chairman of the Ethics Commission Emil Babayan and commissioners Armen Khudaverdyan and Lilit Petrosyan were among the participants of the event. The head of EU Delegation to Armenia Traian Hristea, assistant to the President of Armenia Georgi Kutoyan, acting UNDP Resident Representative Patrice...
“ETHICS PROMOTION OF PUBLIC OFFICIALS” CONFERENCE IN TSAGHKADZOR
The Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials participated in “Promoting ethics of Public Officials” conference in Tsaghkadzor organized by the US Embassy in Armenia from November 30 to December 1, 2012. The US Ambassador John Heffern and the chairman of the Ethics Commission Emil Babayan made opening remarks at the conference. The goal of this conference was to introduce the ethics rules of public officials established by the US Hatch Law as well as the US experience of the...
MEETING WITH EASTERN PARTNERSHIP AND COUNCIL OF EUROPE EXPERT GROUP
The Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials of the Republic of Armenia hosted the international expert group arrived to Armenia within “Good Governance and Fight against Corruption” project of Eastern Partnership and Council of Europe on the 22nd of November, 2012. “Financial Supervision of Public Officials (Income and Assets Declaration)” report on the asset declaration system of Armenia elaborated by them was discussed at the meeting. As a result of...
“ETHICS IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION SYSTEM” SEMINAR
Lilit Petrosyan, the Commissioner of the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials of Armenia participated in “Ethics in the Public Governance System” seminar organized by the Estonian Center for Eastern Partnership, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland, Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency, European Commission and EuroCollege of Tartu University that took place in Estonia and Finland, from October 7-12, 2012 where Ms. Petrosyan delivered a presentation...
“TRANSPARENCY OF THE PUBLIC OFFICIALS’ ASSET DECLARATION AND OPEN DATA OF PUBLIC SECTOR” SEMINAR IN TBILISI
Lilit Petrosyan, the commissioner of the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials of Armenia participated in “Transparency of the Public Officials’ Asset Declaration and Open Data of Public Sector” seminar within the framework of “Public Administrative Reform” panel of “Democracy, Good Governance and Sustainability” thematic platform of Eastern Partnership. The event took place on April 23, 2012 in Tbilisi and where Ms. Petrosyan had meetings...