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European Court of Justice rules in favour of greater transparency

Madrid/Luxembourg, 17 October 2013 — In a case brought by Access Info Europe, the European Court of Justice today rejected…

Posted in EC, Freedom of Information, News, open gov, Press Releases | Posted by: Katie Welford
 
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The revolution may be secret

Guest post by David Banisar, Article 19

This week in New York at the UN General Assembly meetings on the future…

Posted in Blog, Freedom of Information, MDGs, NGOs, U.S., UK | Posted by: Guest
 
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Ten years of FOI

Guest post by Lydia Medland, Freedom of Information Advocates Network (FOIAnet) Coordinator.

 

 

Over the last 10 years the right of access to…

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World Bank to publish contract details online

World Bank contracts will be available online as part of a global initiative to fight corruption and get governments to disclose…

Posted in Freedom of Information, News, Technology for Transparency, World Bank | Posted by: Katie Welford
 
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Guardian debate: ‘Only one third of the world has used the Internet’

On Tuesday, I participated in a live debate hosted by Google and the Guardian on data censorship, foreign aid and…

Posted in Blog, Data Visualisation, Freedom of Information, Technology for Transparency | Posted by: Rachel Rank
 
12 10 17 Guardian debate

Guardian debate: data censorship, foreign aid and international development

Last night a live debate was hosted by the Guardian and Google on data censorship, foreign aid and international development. Moderated…

Posted in Freedom of Information, News, Technology for Transparency | Posted by: Katie Welford
 

New UK Government data release

The UK Government announced it will release new data about public services – including where British aid money is spent…

Posted in EC, Freedom of Information, International Aid Transparency Initiative, News | Posted by: Katie Welford
 

Countries score badly on promoting corporate transparency

Private corporations around the world are benefiting from undue levels of secrecy around company registers making it impossible for the public to…

Posted in Freedom of Information, News, Reports, Technology for Transparency | Posted by: Katie Welford
 

UK Civil Society Perspectives on National Action Plan

A coalition of Civil Society Organisations have produced a collaborative analysis of the UK National Action Plan and wider open…

Posted in Freedom of Information, International Aid Transparency Initiative, News, UK | Posted by: Katie Welford
 

IFI information disclosure policies must improve says new report from leading FOIA experts

A report released recently by the Centre for Law and Democracy argues that disclosure policies of international financial institutions…

Posted in Freedom of Information, News, Reports | Posted by: Katie Welford