he Anti-Corruption Council created by the government’s decision may not act effective because it is led by the prime minister and members are prominent representatives of the Government.
Anti-Corruption strategy, the way to get out of current situation
According to the authors of the RA Anti-Corruption Strategy, healthcare, education, state revenue collection and police in terms of providing public services are the most corrupted areas.
The Armenian Young Lawyers Association NGO is one of the founding members of The CSOs’ Anti-Corruption Coalition, is currently carrying out the authorities of the secretariat of the Anti-Corruption Coalition and has an important role in the alliance, will refrain from nomination to participate in the competition for the Anti-Corruption Council.
5 NGOs were awarded with Grants for the Fight against Corruption
It is necessary to extend the Anti-Corruption Education Programs to save the State System from Corrosion
The RA Minister of Justice, Hovhannes Manukyan was sorry that a quite significant part of the public sector has refrained to participate in the competition for NGOs’ participation in the Anti-Corruption Council.
The Anti-Corruption Coalition which joins more than 70 NGOs refused to participate in the Council. The Public Network for Cooperation with State Authorities of around 150 NGOs also issued a statement on its refusal to participate in the competition.
Sona Truzyan added that there was no problem about getting extra money. The Investigative Committee just requested the RA Government to be given the opportunity of buying high quality cars.
The weakness of fight against corruption risks is that the citizens often come and inform the ombudsman about corruption but do not want to apply to law authorities for various reasons.
The Society and the State Authorities should have one common Objective: Anti-Corruption Discussion on the Social Sphere
I have noticed that a large segment of society, NGOs, human rights activists are raising the issue
According to Gevorg Manukyan, the Council must be restructured, or a totally new body, which will ensure real efficiency, must be established.