There are no translations available.
Freedom of information resources:
Complaint and Appeal Bodies: Information Commissioners and Ombudsmen
The document below is a list of complaint and appeal bodies around the world which can be contacted when citizens are unhappy after requesting information. In some cases these are the official appeal bodies of the country which have extensive powers, such as to order information to be released. In other cases they are Ombudsmen who may be directly or indirectly responsible for dealing with certain complaints when information is not disclosed.
Centre for FOI, Univeristy of Dundee, Scotland
Center of Studies for Freedom of Expression and Access to Information, "Centro de Estudios en Libertad de Expresión y Acceso a la Información", Palermo University, School of Law, Argentina
Constitution Unit, University College Londo, UK
International School for Transparency, Faculty of Public Law, Södertörn University
University of Tasmania, Australia
This document is a bibliography of key research papers and studies on the right of access to information and freedom of information. The bibliography is organised by overviews and comparative stdies, FOI Theory, Measuring FOI and country based papers.
The Freedom of Information Advocates Network is grateful to the Constitution Unit of the Department of Political Science, University College London for compiling this biography of FOI resources.
Documentaries and Graphic Resources
Right to Know Day Documentaries from AIP Bulgaria: The Right to Know Day documentary: http://www.aip-bg.org/matra/rkd_film_en.php Media and Access to Information - Five Investigative Reporter Stories at: http://www.aip-bg.org/matra/documentaryen.php (with English subtitles) http://www.aip-bg.org/matra/documentaryru.php (with Russian Subtitles).
La informacion es de todos: Denuncia a quien no te da informacion (Information is for everyone. Denounce those who do not release it) Poster by Consejo de la Prensa Peruana Available here: Acrobat Reader PDF (105kb)
Guides, Handbooks and Toolkits
Practival guide on the access to information of public interest, Romania
"How to Get Access to Environmental Information" handbook by Access to Information Programme, Bulgaria
106 odpovedi na vase dotazy Prirucka pro obcany o svobodnem pristupu k informacim (106 answers to your questions, Handbook for obtaining free access to information) by Otevrena spolecnost, The Czech Republic.
Papers and other Written Resources
Statewatch's Observatory on: "FOI in the EU" which carries the most extensive coverage of the struggle for openness in the EU over the past 15 years:
Overview of all 90 FOIA countries & territories 2009 by Roger Vleugels - independent Dutch-based legal consultant.
Freedom of Information Legislation in Russia 2003, Currently situation
Open Sesame: Looking for the Right to Information in the Commonwealth
Latest Laws and Jurisprudence
Access to Information Litigation in Bulgaria 2005-2008: Selected Cases, volume 4 Access to Information Programme (AIP) Foundation has published volume 4 of the book Access to Information Litigation in Bulgaria 2005-2008: Selected Cases.
|Last Updated ( Monday, 12 July 2010 12:45 )|
Your are currently browsing this site with Internet Explorer 6 (IE6).
Your current web browser must be updated to version 7 of Internet Explorer (IE7) to take advantage of all of template's capabilities.Why should I upgrade to Internet Explorer 7? Microsoft has redesigned Internet Explorer from the ground up, with better security, new capabilities, and a whole new interface. Many changes resulted from the feedback of millions of users who tested prerelease versions of the new browser. The most compelling reason to upgrade is the improved security. The Internet of today is not the Internet of five years ago. There are dangers that simply didn't exist back in 2001, when Internet Explorer 6 was released to the world. Internet Explorer 7 makes surfing the web fundamentally safer by offering greater protection against viruses, spyware, and other online risks.
Get free downloads for Internet Explorer 7, including recommended updates as they become available. To download Internet Explorer 7 in the language of your choice, please visit the Internet Explorer 7 worldwide page.