A Seminar-Training on “The Establishment and Development of Corruption Risk Assessment System as a Tool to Prevent Corruption”
With the support of the Embassy of the Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the Republic of Armenia, within the scope of the jointly implemented project on “Support to the Republic of Armenia in the Capacity Building of Civil Society Organizations in the Fight Against Corruption” by the International Governance and Risk Institute of the U.K. and the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials, a seminar-training on the topic “The Establishment and Development of...
The Commission Publicizes the List of the Declarant High-Ranking Officials who failed to Submit Assumption and Annual Declarations for 2016, Assumption, Termination Declarations during 2017
In accordance with Article 43 of the Republic of Armenia Law on “Public Service”, started from July 1 of 2017, the failure to submit property, income and family members’ declarations of the declarant high-ranking official, as well as property and income declarations of their family members to the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials of Armenia within the time frame, as prescribed by the law, or submitting of the declarations with the violation of the...
The International Governance and Risk Institute of the U.K. Implements a Project with the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials of Armenia
The International Governance and Risk Institute of the U.K., in cooperation with the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials, implements a project with the support of the Embassy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Armenia. The project aims at the effective implementation of the actions as foreseen by the legal acts adopted in regard to anti-corruption field on June 9 of 2017, including the capacity building of the Commission, as well as the promotion...
A Working Meeting with the President of the Republic Took Place
The Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials had a working meeting with the President of the Republic. Siranush Sahakyan, the Chairperson of the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials of Armenia, presented the works implemented during the past years by the Commission, the main achievements and problems, as well as the measures to be taken towards their solution. Particularly, the President of the Republic of Armenia was reported, that the Commission on Ethics of...
A Member of the Commission Participated in the Meeting of the UN Intergovernmental Working Group on the Corruption Prevention
Lilit Petrosyan, the member of the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials, participated in the 8th meeting of the United Nations Intergovernmental Working Group to implement the United Nations Convention against Corruption within the period of August 21-23 of 2017, in Vienna, Austria, during which the international best experience and initiatives on corruption prevention in different countries’ education systems and in criminal justice institutions were discussed. The...
An Obligation to Submit Information was Established
The HO-98-N Republic of Armenia Law on “Making Amendments and Supplements to the RA Law on Public Service” entered into force on July 1 of 2017, by which the scope of the declarant high-ranking officials was enlarged. The declarant high-ranking officials (except for the high-ranking officials currently exercising their official responsibilities) are obliged to submit asset, income and related persons declarations as of July 1 of 2017 to the Commission on Ethics of...
The RA Law on “Making Amendments and Supplements to the RA Law on “Public Service”” Entered into Force
The Republic of Armenia Law on “Making Amendments and Supplements to the Republic of Armenia Law on Public Service” adopted by the National Assembly entered into force on July 1 of 2017, by which grounds for the institutional independence of the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Official, improvements of the declaration regulations, effective implementation of the Commission’s function for declaration analysis were established. Under the mentioned Law, the Commission...
A draft Government Decree of Developing Data Verification Tool in Declarations was Recommended
The Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials has elaborated a draft Government decree to further develop its verification tools of the data reflected in the declarations of high-ranking officials and their related persons and submitted to the RA Government on November 16, 2016. The draft decree is to ensure the transfer of personal data to the Commission via the electronic database systems of the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of...
Recommendations on Asset Declaration Legislation Amendments
On November 16 of 2016, the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials submitted recommendations to the RA Government on asset declaration legislation amendments, as well as vesting the Commission with the role of ethics coordinator as foreseen in the precondition of EU Budget Support Financial Agreement. The recommendations vesting the Commission with the role of ethics coordinator include elaboration and implementation of guiding ethics provisions, adoption of a...
An Initiative on Enlarging the Scope of Declarant was Submitted
The asset declaration system development and reforms are one of the activity priorities of the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials and the Commission submitted recommendations to the RA Government on November 11, 2016 that foresees the expansion of the scope of public officials who are obliged to submit declarations to the Commission. Particularly, recommendations intended to stipulate a declaration submission obligation for all the prosecutors, the highest public service...
THE COMMISSION ON ETHICS OF HIGH-RANKING OFFICIALS ORGANIZES A WORKSHOP ON “THE ENFORCEMENT CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PUBLIC ETHICS NORMS IN JUDICIAL AND PROSECUTORIAL SYSTEMS”
The Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials, together with the Armenian Office of the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (GIZ), organizes a workshop on “The Enforcement Characteristics of the Public Ethics Norms in Prosecutorial and Judicial Systems”, which will take place on October 1-2, 2016 at Best Western Paradise Hotel in Dilijan. The aim of the event is to discuss both the issues of the enforcement of public ethics norms applicable to...
The Workshop on “Coordination of Ethics Practice and Implementation of Norms”
On June 3, 2016 a workshop on “Coordination of Ethics Practice and Implementation of Norms” organized by the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials and the Armenian Office of the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (GIZ) was held, which was attended by Armenia’s high-ranking officials, ethics commission officials of state agencies and the public institution representatives in charge of ethics issues. Valts Kalniņš, internationally known...