Armenian Corruption Prevention Commission staff better equipped to analyse public officials’ asset and interest declarations

13 May 2021 Yerevan, Armenia

Among its responsibilities, the Corruption Prevention Commission of the Republic of Armenia (CPC) maintains the registry of Public Officials’ property, income, and interest declarations. It also regulates the publication, checking and analysing process of these declarations, conducts the...

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Workshop on International Cooperation in Criminal Matters and Mutual Legal Assistance in Armenia

11-12 March 2021 Videoconference

The Council of Europe continues supporting Armenian authorities in developing procedures and capacities related to the investigation of corruption crimes by using international cooperation means. On 11-12 March 2021, the Project on “Strengthening institutional capacities to fight and prevent...

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Integrity checking: Armenian experience, achievements and prospects for improvement

26 February 2021 Yerevan, Armenia

The PGGII Project on “Strengthening institutional capacities to fight and prevent corruption in Armenia” continues supporting the Corruption Prevention Commission in developing and improving its methodology for integrity checking of judicial nominees. On 26 February 2021 the workshop on...

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Towards the adoption of a Code of Conduct for Deputies of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia

6-7 February 2021 Arzakan, Armenia

The Project on “Strengthening institutional capacities to fight and prevent corruption in Armenia” continues to support the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia in developing a Code of Conduct for Members of Parliament. This assistance addresses both national priorities in the Republic of...

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Council of Europe provides support to the verification of assets and interest declarations of Armenian officials

December 2020 Yerevan, Armenia

The Corruption Prevention Commission (CPC) in Armenia received a tailored-made technical support from the Council of Europe to help manage the asset declaration process for high-ranking public officials. Several key documents were produced to help the CPC to detect financial irregularities in the...

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PGGII Anti-corruption Project in Armenia holds its Second Steering Committee Meeting

23 September 2020 Video Meeting

The second Steering Committee Meeting of EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance project on “Strengthening institutional capacities to fight and prevent corruption in Armenia” was organised online via videoconferencing due to COVID-19 restrictions. The event was attended by the representatives of...

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Discussing a New System of Integrity Checking of Judicial Nominees in Armenia

28 August 2020 Videoconference

The EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance is supporting the Corruption Prevention Commission (CPC) in developing its own methodology for the integrity checking of judicial nominees. According to the amendments to the law on the Corruption Prevention Commission (CPC) and Judicial Code of the...

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Advancing International Cooperation in Criminal Matters

22 July 2020 Yerevan, Republic of Armenia

The EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance continues to support the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia in developing laws and procedures related to the investigation of corruption offences. At the end of May, the Council of Europe received an official request from the Ministry of...

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Verification and analysis of asset and interest declarations of high officials in Armenia

June/July 2020 Yerevan, Armenia

The recently established Corruption Prevention Commission (CPC), within its mandate to develop and implement systems for the prevention of corruption in Armenia, is undertaking the voluminous and critical task of verifying and analysing property, income and interest declarations submitted by...

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Developing a Code of Conduct for Deputies of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia

28 April 2020 Yerevan, Republic of Armenia

The EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance is supporting the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia in developing a Code of Conduct for members of parliament. This assistance addresses both national priorities in the Republic of Armenia and an important recommendation by GRECO in its Fourth...

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The Law on Civil Forfeiture of Illegal Assets is adopted

16 April 2020 Yerevan, Armenia

On 16 April, the law on Civil Forfeiture of Illegal Assets was adopted in second reading by the National Assembly of Armenia. This is a major step towards strengthening the national framework for asset recovery. The EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance II project on “Strengthening institutional...

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Armenian civil servants participate in an awareness raising workshop on integrity systems and corruption prevention

3 March 2020 Yerevan, Armenia

An awareness raising workshop on integrity systems and corruption prevention took place on 3 March 2020, in Yerevan, Armenia. The workshop highlighted the importance of establishing a regular anti-corruption training for civil servants. Representatives of the Ministry of Justice, Corruption...

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Civil forfeiture of illegal assets discussed in workshop in Yerevan

22 January 2020 Yerevan, Armenia

The introduction of non-conviction based confiscation of illegal property is one of the key areas of anticorruption reform pursued by the Armenian authorities, which has been supported by the Council of Europe (CoE). The EU/CoE joint project on “Strengthening institutional capacities to fight and...

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New Anticorruption Strategy and establishment of Corruption Prevention Commission in Armenia

19 November 2019 Yerevan, Armenia

The fight against corruption is an official top priority of the new Armenian government established after the major political transformation that took place in the country in 2018. The EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance Project on “Strengthening institutional capacities to fight and prevent...

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Assets Declaration System in Armenia discussed during a workshop in Yerevan

16 October 2019 Yerevan, Armenia

A workshop on Assets Declaration System in Armenia took place on 16 October 2019 in Yerevan. The event was organised within the framework of the PGG II Project on “Strengthening institutional capacities to fight and prevent corruption in Armenia. The objective of the workshop was to present the...

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Launching of the project on “Strengthening institutional capacities to fight and prevent corruption in Armenia”

24 September 2019 Yerevan, Armenia

The launching of the joint European Union and Council of Europe project on “Strengthening institutional capacities to fight and prevent corruption in Armenia” took place on 24 September 2019 in Yerevan Armenia. Ambassador Andrea Wiktorin addressed the participants in the event and noted that for...

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PGGII-Armenia: First Steering Committee Meeting

24 September 2019 Yerevan, Armenia

The First Steering Committee Meeting of the PGGII project on “Strengthening institutional capacities to fight and prevent corruption in Armenia” took place on 24 September 2019. The Committee is comprised of the representatives of key beneficiary institutions and the representatives of the EU...

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Inception phase meetings with Armenian stakeholders in the PGG phase II projects

3-4 April 2019 Yerevan, Armenia

In preparation for the implementation of the PGG phase II regional project on “Strengthening measures to prevent and combat economic crime” and the country specific project on “Strengthening institutional capacities to fight and prevent corruption in Armenia”, the Economic Crime and Cooperation...

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