The principle of transparency implies the ability to operate visibly, predictably and perceptibly, and as a result, all stakeholders will be able to participate in activities of management bodies and accountability.
Today, trainings on these and other principles of integrity, as well as anti-corruption issues where held in Gyumri City for the groups of community and civil workers of Shirak Marz of Armenia. Each group included 15 participants.
The President of the Armenian Lawyer’s Association, Mr. Karen Zadoyan, Coordinator of the Secretariat of CSOs’ Anti-Corruption Coalition of Armenia conducted the training in the scope of Open Government Partnership – Armenia Action Plan.
Notably, within the framework of this program, the Armenian Government and Armenian Lawyers’ Association will conduct trainings on integrity and anti-corruption issues for 200 public servants in Yerevan City, as well as in Shirak, Lori, Gegharkunik and Syunik marzes.
Karen Zadoyan noted that as a result of cooperation with the government, serious steps have been taken in the anti-corruption field over the past year. In particular, in the spring of last year, the Armenian Lawyers’ Association and the CSO’s Anti-Corruption Coalition of Armenia presented a roadmap for achieving success in the anti-corruption fight, consisting of six points.
The drafted legal documents were presented and as a result of the joint work illicit enrichment was criminalized, the Whistleblowers’ Institute on Corruption Crimes was introduced, the Institute of revealing the Beneficiary Owners was introduced partially, and the Anti-Corruption Preventive Body was created.