Initial Data Regarding the Submission Status of the Annual Declarations for 2017
The Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials expected to receive 3233 declarations of high-ranking officials for 2017 until March 30 of 2018, the deadline for declaration submission. By summarizing the initial data, as of April 10 of 2018, 3027 declarant high-ranking officials submitted their annual declarations for 2017. Approximately 3027 declarations have already been publicized. The declaration publicizing process is still ongoing. The verification process of filling...
Fight against Corruption Based on the Best International Experience
The Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials has summarized the outcomes of the Project launched on September 2017 with the support of the Embassy of the Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the Republic of Armenia, which was aimed at raising the Commission’s efficiency in implementing its functions. The Project included different directions: 1. Consultancy on the reforms related to the fight against corruption, 2. Capacity building of the Armenian...
The Commission Team Participated in the International Workshop of the Network for Integrity
The Commission representatives - Commissioner Lilit Petrosyan and Chief Specialist of the Department of Legal Issues and Proceedings Aregnaz Chandoyan participated in the workshop on digital tools to promote and monitor public integrity on March 29 and 30 of 2018. The event was organized by The Network for Integrity in Paris under the auspices of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). This workshop brought together representatives and experts from...
The Prohibition of Accepting Officio Gifts
New regulations regarding the acceptance of officio gifts by the new Law on “Public Service” have been established. The acceptance of gifts, while exercising official duties is prohibited by the law. According to the Government order, the public official, while accepting a permissible gifts should inform about it. If the amount of the gift accepted by the high-ranking official exceeds 75 thousand Armenian Drams, the latter is considered as state or community...
The New Legislative Regulations for Conflict of Interest will Cover Large Scope of People
By the new RA Law on “Public Service”, the conflict of interest regulations will cover not only certain groups of high-ranking officials, but also larger scope of officials, including people holding state positions, heads of communities with a population of 15,000 and more, their deputies, heads of Yerevan’s administrative districts, their deputies, as well as public servants. Within the meaning of the Law, conflict of interest is a situation in which, when...
The Declarations of the Officials will Be United
By the adoption of the RA Law on “Public Service” on 23 March of 2018, the necessary legal preconditions for the effective functioning of Corruption Prevention Commission to be established on the grounds of the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials, as well as in that context for the proper application of the declaration analysis have been established. The Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials had a great role in the elaboration process of the draft law, the...
Notification on the Deadline for Submitting the Annual Declarations
In accordance with Paragraph 1 of Article 33 of the Republic of Armenia
Discussion of the results of the project implemented with the support of the International Governance and Risk Institute
In partnership with the Commission on the Ethics of High Ranking Officials (hereinafter the Commission), the International Governance and Risk Institute (GovRisk) organized an event on March 21 at the Grand Hotel Yerevan, which aimed at presenting the outcomes of the project financed by the Embassy of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland in Armenia The project assisted the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials in implementing its functions more effectively. Her...
A Training on “Effective Communication in the Fight against Corruption”
The Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials, in joint partnership with the International Governance and Risk Institute of the U.K. and “Thomson Reuters Corporation”, is...
The Commission Has Presented the Anti-Corruption Reforms in Armenia
The Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials is participating in the meetings with the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) monitoring group, which is in Armenia...
In Regard to the Announcement on “The Candidate of the President of the Republic of Armenia Must Correspond to the Requirements of the Constitution”
In regard to the statements “Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Armen Sargsyan, being a high-ranking official, has not submitted the annual asset and income declaration for 2013 and in other declarations submitted by him and his spouse there is no data about the received income. Meanwhile, it is obvious that he had income, at least in the form of salary for the diplomatic representative” made in the above mentioned announcement, we inform, that Armen Sargsyan,...
Clarification on the Announcement Regarding the Declarations of Avetis Berberyan’s, Assistant to the RA President, Related Person
According to the article entitled “Assistant to Armenian President to Build Brewery and Restaurant in Arzni” published in “Hetq” online media, Elizabeth Shmavonyan, related person to the RA President’s Assistant Avetis Berberyan, failed to declare her shares in “Bitter River” LTD in her annual declarations for 2015 and 2016 respectively. According to Article 34 of the RA Law on “Public Service”, the declaration of the family member...