The Government Approved the Package of Laws for Disclosure of Beneficial Owners in Armenia
On April 22 the Government approved the BO package of laws. With this legal initiative the Armenian Government aims to expand the scope of entities obliged to disclose their beneficial owners (BOs).
EITI Armenia Published 2019 Annual and 2020 Quarterly Progress reports
On December 7, 2020, the EITI MSG of Armenia electronically approved reports representing implementation of the EITI in Armenia
EITI Armenia is testing the BO online declaration platform
An online Presentation-training on the test version of the BO online declaration submission platform took place on 3 December, 2020.
The EITI MSG of Armenia strongly condemns the aggression of Azerbaijan against the peaceful population of Artsakh and Armenia
The EITI Multi-stakeholder Group of Armenia strongly condemns the aggression of Azerbaijan against the peaceful population of Artsakh and Armenia
Online Conference on Presentation of EITI 2018 National Report of Armenia
EITI Secretariat of Armenia invites you to participate in the online Conference dedicated to the presentation of the 2nd EITI Report of Armenia, which will be held on 14 September, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. Yerevan time (GMT +04).
Towards a more gender-inclusive extractives sector
If extractives resources are to benefit all citizens, both women and men need to be included in the sector’s governance and have equal access to employment opportunities. Yet the extractive industries are disproportionately governed and operated by men, and sector-specific policies that take gender into account are relatively scarce.
Training on EITI and Responsible Mining
On May 25 to June 2, 2020, the American University of Armenia (AUA) Center for Responsible Mining conducted five online training sessions on EITI Standard and responsible mining.
Armenia continues to increase transparency beyond the requirements of the EITI standard
According to the proposed amendments approved by the Government of Armenia, starting from 2021 the publication of the non-metallic minerals extraction contracts will be mandatory, and this is an important step towards increased transparency of the natural resource management.
the Government of Armenia adopted the Government Decision "On Defining the List of Information Included in the Declaration of Beneficial Owners Subject to Publication"
At the session held on 26 March the Government of the Republic of Armenia adopted the Government Decision "On Defining the List of Information Included in the Declaration of Beneficial Owners Subject to Publication".
Training on the Mining Fiscal Regime in Armenia and EITI Requirements of Financial Flows’ Transparency held on March 6-8, 2020 in Dilijan
EITI Secretariat of Armenia with the support of German Development Cooperation via Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) organized a training on “The Mining Industry’s Fiscal Regime in Armenia and EITI Requirements of Financial Flows’ Transparency”, which took place on March 6-8, in Dilijan.
The Beneficial Ownership Declaration Form has been published
The Ministerial Order has been published, which approves the Beneficial Ownership Declaration Form and the Procedure of Filling in the Declaration.
In 2019 permits for subsoil use of 3 companies have been terminated
Acoording to the information regarding the activities related to extraction of metal minerals, published on the official website of the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure of the Republic of Armenia...