Armenia’s National Assembly, by a vote of 85-18, passed on Tuesday 19th of January 2021 a package of bills allowing for the creation of an anti-corruption court that will specialize in criminal and civil cases regarding the protection of state property and non-property interests.
COVID-19 and government economic recovery policies create business integrity risks for mining companies. There are several key areas that companies and investors need to pay close attention to. Business integrity, transparency and anti-corruption are integral parts of ESG performance and affect social licence to operate.
Global anti-corruption organization, Transparency International (TI) has today released its annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) and Armenia has cemented itself as among one of the best countries that made a huge effort during 2019; for the first time Armenia recorded a relatively major growth, raising its score from 35 to 42.
Develop Armenia took the initiative to organize on 18th of July 2019 a round table to discuss about options to build a coalition for a good governance and transparency in the extractive industries in Armenia; the meeting was successful and after EITI Multi-stakeholder Group election in October, we continued our communication and coordination with differentContinue reading “Time to Build a Coalition for a Good Governance in Extractive Industries”