The fight against corruption must be multi-faceted and multi-vectored. The Armenian Young Lawyers Association in cooperation with its partner Freedom of Information Center continues organizing awareness seminars in marzes about the “Multi-Faceted Anti-Corruption Promotion” project.
This time the seminar was organized for the civil society and media organizations of Syunik and Vayots Dzor marzes. Their support is needed to fight effectively against corruption.
It is planned to organize anti-corruption training for the CSOs and media organizations in the framework of the project. Further the CSOs and media organizations will participate in tenders for small grants to undertake monitoring, watchdog activities and journalistic investigations;
“Grants will be provided in four phases. It is foreseen to provide five grants in each phase. Overall 20 grants will be provided to CSOs and media organizations,” Miss Nvard Loryan, Assistant to “Multi-Faceted Anti-Corruption Promotion” Project Manger said.
It is planned create the CSOs’ anti-corruption coalition aimed to establish a dialogue with the government on the establishment of the independent anti-corruption body and on criminalization of the illicit enrichment.
The “Multi-Faceted Anti-Corruption Promotion” project is supported by the European Union. The project budget for three years is 650.000 EUR.