ON COOPERATION OF THE COMMISSION WITH THE MEDIA
The Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials considers one of the important prerequisites for the proper implementation of its functions the active cooperation with media and civil society. Media publications on the Commission activity, review and analysis of the submitted declarations greatly contribute to implementation of our mission for transparent and good governance, integrity of public officials, reduction of conflict of interest and corruption prevention. On July 3-4,...
THE COMMISSION ON ETHICS OF HIGH-RANKING OFFICIALS OF ARMENIA HAD A MEETING WITH THE WORLD BANK DELEGATION
On May 27, 2015, the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials of Armenia hosted the World Bank Delegation – Mr. Migara De Silva, World Bank Senior Economist, Mr. David Melikyan, World Bank Yerevan Office Public Sector Management Chief Specialist, experts Mrs. Seda Pahlavuni and Mrs. Olga Sipka, as well as Mr. Aharon Mkrtchyan, the head of the Second Public Sector Modernization Project for Armenia. During the meeting, the parties discussed the outcomes of the activities...
Interview of Siranush Sahakyan, the chairperson of the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials
Interview of Siranush Sahakyan, the chairperson of the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials with the show of Armenian Public Ratio on legal issues, “Your Counsel, Aram Vardevanyan”
THE COMMISSION ON ETHICS OF HIGH-RANKING OFFICIALS AND THE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE OF ARMENIA HAVE SIGNED A MEMORANDUM OF COOPERATION
Siranush Sahakayan, The Chairperson of the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials and Hovhannes Manukyan, the Minister of Justice of Armenia signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on May 15, 2015. This memorandum will ensure the providing data to the Ethics Commission from the state electronic registries of the Civil Acts Registration Office and the State Register of the Legal Entities under the Ministry of Justice. As a result, the Ethics Commission will have an opportunity to check the...
THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ELECTRONIC DECLARATION ANALYSIS SYSTEM BASED ON RISK INDICATORS IS IN PROCESS
The Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials of Armenia is currently implementing the system of electronic declaration analysis based on risk indicators. In this regard, the Ethics Commission team participated in “Conflict of interests, asset and income declaration regulations in Armenian public sector” seminar organized by the World Bank in order to further develop its capacities of asset and income declaration analysis. Working discussions with the World...
THE COMMISSION ON ETHICS OF HIGH RANKING OFFICIALS OF ARMENIA HOSTED GRECO DELEGATION
The Commission on Ethics of High Ranking Officials of Armenia hosted the Group of States Against Corruption (GRECO) delegation of the Council of Europe that are in Armenia to conduct the fourth evaluation round of implementation of GRECO corruption prevention recommendations. The delegation included Michael Janssen, representative of GRECO Secretariat and international experts in the field. The achievements and problems of the property and income declaration system in Armenia as...
CLARIFICATION ON DECLARATION SUBMISSION PROCESS
The Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials clarifies that, in the cases of making corrections to declarations of high-ranking officials, the electronic declaration system will keep the date of initial declaration submission as the date of declaration submission.
THE COMMISSION ON ETHICS OF HIGH-RANKING OFFICIALS INFORMS
The electronic declaration system allows making corrections in the submitted declarations and the mentioned procedure is described in the guideline on high-ranking officials’ electronic declaration submission ( http://www.ethics.am/files/legislation/218.pdf ). In the cases of corrected declarations, the day when the corrected declarations are submitted is recognized by the electronic system as the date of declaration submission. The Ethics Commission expresses its readiness to...
THE COMMISSION ON ETHICS OF HIGH-RANKING OFFICIALS HAS A NEW TOOL FOR ASSET DECLARATION DATA VERIFICATION
The functions of the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials include analyzing asset declarations of high-ranking officials and their related persons. To effectively implement its functions of analyzing asset declarations of high-ranking officials and their related persons, the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials elaborated and submitted to the Government of Armenia a draft Government decree on “Adopting the procedure on providing data to the Commission on...
THE DATA SCOPE OF ASSET, INCOME AND RELATED PERSONS’ DECLARATIONS TO BE PUBLISHED HAS BEEN EXPANDED
The Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials of Armenia informs that on 19 February 2015, by the initiative of the Ethics Commission, the Government of Armenia adopted a decree, which expanded the scope of data from the asset declarations to be published. This initiative is aimed at increasing transparency of asset declaration system through making the details of transactions accessible for general public. The Ethics Commission will publish the annual declarations of 2014 in...
HIGH-RANKING OFFICIALS’ DECLARATIONS ON ASSET, INCOME AND RELATED PERSONS HAVE BEEN ENTIRELY DIGITILIZED
The Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials of Armenia has completed the digitalization of the declarations submitted by high-ranking officials and their related persons. The entire collection of declarations is now available in the Declaration Registry section of the Ethics Commission’s official website.
REMINDER ON THE DEADLINE OF THE SUBMISSION OF ASSET, INCOME AND RELATED PERSONS’ ANNUAL DECLARATION FOR THE YEAR OF 2014
According to the Articles 32 and 33 of the Law on Public Service of RA, high-ranking officials and their related persons shall submit their annual asset and income declarations as of December 31, 2014 to the Commission on Ethics of High-Ranking Officials of Armenia no later than February 15, 2015.