Armenia End-of-Term Report 2014-2016 – For Public Comment
In 2017, the Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM)The Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) is OGP’s accountability arm and the main means of tracking progress in participating countries. The IRM provides independent, evidence-based, and objective ... published the end of term report for Armenia’s second action planAction plans are at the core of a government’s participation in OGP. They are the product of a co-creation process in which government and civil society jointly develop commitments to open governmen.... The report covers the full action plan implementation period of July 2014 through December 2016.
Artak Kyurumyan, an indepdendent researcher, wrote this report. His findings are summarized below:
“Armenia has made progress in increasing public access to information, particularly in extractive industriesApplying open government values of transparency, participation, and accountability to extractive industries can decrease corruption, safeguard community interests and needs, and support environmental ... and government decision making at sub-nationalRecognizing that much of what impacts people’s daily lives occurs at the local level, many OGP countries are working to open up lower levels of government by creating commitments focused on subnatio... level. While positive developments were noted, commitments did not lead to major changes in opening government.”
The version of the report for public comment is available in English below.
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