On December 12, 2005 the seminar “Introducing the Polish System of Counteracting Corruption” was in Yerevan. It was summary of the “No Corruption. Civic control of local authorities” project, released by the Polish - Czech - Slovak Solidarity Foundation and The Center for Regional Development/Transparency International Armenia.
There were introduced two presentations: “Workshops in Poland: Fundamental of Partnership” (Georg Yeghiazaryan, Center for Community Dialogues and Initiatives) and “Promotion of transparency on local ground: Polish model and Armenian experience” (Grisha Khachatryan, President, Information Systems Development and Training Center). Ms. Amalia Kostanyan (Prezes CRD/TI Armenia) summed the project. After presentations interesting discussions began.
In workshop took part about 40 persons, whose represented governmental and self-governmental institutions, media and NGOs, interested in anti-corruption activity. In workshop were held Ambassador of Poland – Mr. Tomasz Knothe, Ms. Nayra Sultanyan – project coordinator in British Embassy and Dr. Jaros³aw Szostakowski – President of the Polish - Czech - Slovak Solidarity Foundation.
The “No Corruption. Civic control of local authorities” project was financed by British Embassies in Warsaw and Yerevan through the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office under the Global Opportunities Fund, Re-Uniting Europe Programme.