The United States Agency for international development (USAID) plans to launch a project that aims to assist the government of Armenia to combat corruption in the country. To implement the Agency hopes to attract third-party organizations and small businesses. Contract reviewed RT.
As noted in the document, USAID project will last for five years. It should be aimed at creating conditions, which would be decreasing opportunities for corruption.
“the Strategic focus of this project will focus on strengthening the capacity of government and non-state actors of Armenia to implement covering the whole society anti-corruption policies and on the simplification of the relevant processes,” explains the American Agency.
On the implementation of the contract Washington is ready to allocate up to $10 million.
The project is also expected to contribute to the formation of the regulatory framework in this area. It is assumed that the result of the activities of USAID in Armenia will be introduced.
“at least ten legal, regulatory and policy measures aimed at combating corruption, needs with the support of the U.S. government to be in the form of acts of the legislative or Executive power”, — the document says.
Earlier it became known about plans of the US state Department to develop a “culture of democracy” in Armenia. Thus, the Agency intended to support the efforts of civil society in the country aimed at improving resilience of the population to “negative influence.”