2014- present – Public Ethics Bench-marking: Support to Consolidating local democracy in Armenia

Provision of expert support in public ethics benchmarking for the municipal staff of Armenian communities within the framework of the Council of Europe “Support to Consolidating Local Democracy in Armenia.”

The purpose of the assignment is:

– self-assessment by five-seven pilot municipalities;
– preparation (update) of a Armenian National Handbook of public ethics at local level, based on an adaptation to the national context of the European Handbook;
– preparation of a National Score Card on public ethics at local level, based on an adaptation of the European Score Card;
– training of participants from each pilot to the process of peer review;
– peer reviews and assessment, followed by recommendations in pilot municipalities;
– closing conference for discussion and measurement of change in pilot municipalities.

Funding: Council of Europe