Cote d’Ivoire

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  • 20 April 2016

    Ivory Coast Commission Acts to Implement, Publicize Law

    The Ivory Coast Commission for Access to Public Information (Acronym CAIDP in French) has called on all state departments to designate their information officers, conducted a series of training sessions on the law and recently created a website. Agency information officers will receive requests from users wishing to access information and the documents of public […]

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  • 30 January 2014

    Access Law Approved in Côte d’ Ivoire; 98th in World

    The National Assembly of Côte d’ Ivoire (Ivory Coast) voted unanimously Dec. 11 to pass a freedom of information law. (Text in French). The new law will allow citizens to be better informed and to intervene knowingly in decision making, according to comments by Minister of Communication, Affoussiata Bamba-Lamine, quoted in a short news report […]

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  • 5 October 2012

    Plans Made to Promote FOI in Francophone African Nations

    Transparency activists have laid plans for advancing freedom of information in five francophone countries of West Africa — Guinea, Niger, Benin, Cote D’Ivoire and Senegal. In Guinea, where the law is passed but not yet operational, plans were made to press for “speedy publication,” along with efforts to build capacity to use it. For Niger, the top […]

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Freedom of Information law (French)



Measuring Openness

Global Right to Information Rating
A country-by-country rating of laws by the Centre for Democracy and Law and Access Info.

Freedom House
The Freedom in the World report.

World Bank
Worldwide Governance Indicators

Transparency International, Corruption Perceptions Index
Measures perceptions of the degree of corruption.

Reporters Without Borders
The Press Freedom Index.