Monitoring Categories Archives: Sites of state bodies

Standardization of the Content and Information Deficit on Official Websites

From April 1, 2014 to November 30, 2014, the Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression, with support of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, implemented the regular project provided for monitoring of the official websites of the governmental bodies (GB) of Armenia to assess the level of their information transparency. This was the logical extension of the activity commenced in 2011.
The monitoring covers official websites of 44 GB, which are divided into 2 groups. The first group included 34 Ministries, bodies within the Government of Armenia and other Departments. The second group encompassed the official websites of 10 marzes (hereinafter, regions) of the country, enclosed within the integrated net, The System of the Territorial Administration (hereinafter, websites of the regional administrations).

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Preliminary Results of the 2014 Monitoring of Official Websites of the RA State Bodies

The Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression (CPFE) has been conducting another round of monitoring of the official websites of the RA state bodies to assess their level of information transparency since May 2014. Such studies have been conducted since 2010.
The websites were monitored in accordance with 146 parameters, including 120 content-related and 26 technical. The collected data was then used in the specially developed formulas to calculate quantitative and qualitative information transparency coefficients, which in turn was used to compile rating tables.

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ACCESS TO OFFICIAL INFORMATION AND OPEN GOVERNANCE (Level of information transparency of the Armenian state bodies, based on the results of monitoring of official websites)

In 2013, the Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression (CPFE) conducted another regular monitoring of the official Armenian government websites to assess their level of information transparency. Unlike in the past, this monitoring was conducted on the basis of a new methodology based on an automated information system EXMO, developed by our partner organization – Institute for Information Freedom Development (Saint Petersburg, Russia) – and provided to CPFE for use in Armenia. CPFE adapted the methodology to the local conditions. The methodology is described in a separate section of this report.

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Accessibility of information of the Armenian state authorities In Accordance with the Results of Monitoring of Official Websites

From May 1 to August 15, 2013, the Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression (CPFE) conducted another regular phase of monitoring of the official Armenian government websites to assess their level of information transparency. This was a logical follow-up of the work that the CPFE has been doing in the last three years. However, unlike in the past, this monitoring was conducted on the basis of a new methodology based on an automated information system EXMO, developed by our partner organization – Institute for Information Freedom Development (Saint Petersburg, Russia) – and provided to CPFE for use in Armenia.

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Accessibility of information of the Armenian state authorities In Accordance with the Results of Monitoring of Official Websites

2012, annual report

CPFE monitored the official websites of the Armenian state authorities and evaluated their level of information transparency in 2012. The monitoring was conducted with two stages: from February 15 to April 15, and from August 1 to November 1.

This monitoring is a logical continuation of the previous similar work carried out by CPFE in 2011. However, compared to the previous study, the 2012 monitoring covered much more websites. In 2011, 38 official websites were monitored. This year, that number increased to 52. All the websites are analyzed on the basis of the same methodology, described in the next section of this report.

The 52 websites were divided into three groups. The first group included the websites of 35 ministries, central governmental bodies and agencies. The second group consisted of the websites of the 10 marzes (provinces) of the country, connected through the Territorial Administration System (henceforth referred to as the marzpetarans’ websites). The third group included the websites of the RA President, the RA National Assembly, the RA Government, the RA Constitutional Court, the RA Prosecutor General’s office, as well as Yerevan Municipality and the RA Human Rights Defender’s Office.

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Accessibility of information of the Armenian state authorities In Accordance with the Results of Monitoring of Official Websites )

February-April 2012

From February 15 to April 15, 2012, the Committee to Protect Freedom of Speech carried out another round of monitoring of the websites of the Armenian state authorities, which was a continuation of the similar monitoring in 2010 and 2011.

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Accessibility of information of the Armenian state authorities In Accordance with the Results of Monitoring of Official Websites

2011, annual report

CPFE monitored the websites of state authorities throughout 2011, in order to assess their level of information transparency. The monitoring took place in two stages. The first stage was from February 1 to April 30. The second stage took place from July 1 to October 15.

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Accessibility to information of Armenia’s state authorities (1st stage, February-April 2011)

ACCORDING TO MONITORING DATA OF OFFICIAL WEBSITES Summary In February-April 2011, the Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression implemented monitoring of the official websites of Armenia’s state authorities to estimate the level of information transparency. The Constitution of the Republic of Armenia guarantees that everyone has the right to receive official information from state authorities […]

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Accessibility to information of Armenia’s state authorities

According to monitoring data of official websites The aim of this research is to find out the current level of information accessibility of state authorities (hereinafter SA), i.e. to what extent their official websites meet the demands of public information, and whether any citizen can get necessary information when visiting the website, and whether the […]

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