Posts Tagged ‘alliances’

  • 27 August 2013

    Groups Urge UNCAC Parties to Promote Access Regimes

    A number of nongovernmental organizations Aug. 23 urged parties to the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) to promote adoption of access to information laws and increase the availability of information on beneficial ownership of private companies. A letter sent to members of the UNCAC Working Group on Prevention was signed by Access Info Europe and […]

  • 7 April 2011

    Mexico Informate 2010 Yearbook, Advocacy in Action

     By Gabriela Ruiz Visiting researcher at The National Security Archive and FOIA Officer at the Chiapas Access to Information Institute On March 16, the Mexico Infórmate network unveiled its 2010 Yearbook, which showcases the activities celebrated during the second annual México Infórmate week (Mexico Get Informed) on Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2010. During the week, freedom […]

  • 22 May 2009

    Caucasus FOI Advocates Discuss Common Problems and Plan Cooperation

    May 2009 Workshop in Georgia Compares FOI Laws and Practices Across Region Telavi, Georgia — Some 25 freedom of information advocates and practitioners from the Caucasus region convened on May 8-11, 2009, to compare the laws and the practices across the region and to outline some common strategies to strengthen the right of access in […]

  • 7 April 2009

    Cairo Declaration Embodies Fundamental Consensus on the Access to Information in the Arab World

    Cairo, Egypt — In January, the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), the National Council of Human Rights, and the Center of Media Freedom in the Middle East and North Africa organized a regional conference in Cairo for the Arab Freedom of Information Network. Representatives from six countries (Egypt, Morocco, Jordan, Palestine, Mauritania, and Yemen) […]