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  • 2 February 2017

    The Indian RTI Act Is Scarcely Misused

    By Shailesh Gandhi The author is a former member of the Central Information Commission. This article was first published Jan. 27 in Scroll. As an information commissioner who dealt with over 20,000 cases under the Right to Information Act, I had the opportunity of interacting with a large number of information seekers and public information […]

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  • RTI in Uganda: Unclogging The Bottlenecks

    By Loyce Kyogabirwe The author works with Isis-WICCE, a feminist organization whose mandate is to strengthen women’s leadership and potential in post conflict settings. The article first appeared on the website of the Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA). The right to information (RTI) is essential for the functioning of […]

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  • 19 January 2017

    A Missed Opportunity for RTI in Ghana

    By Ugonna Ukaigwe The author is a lawyer and a Project Consultant who consults for international, regional and national NGOs. She currently coordinates the work of the Right to Information Coalition, Ghana. The age-long Right to Information (RTI) Bill which has been described by many as the oldest Bill in Parliament suffered a major defeat […]

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  • 12 January 2017

    How to Move Forward in the Access to Information Movement

    By María Paula Ángel The author is assistant researcher on issues related to transparency and privacy at This article, minus photos, first appeared Jan. 1o on the Global Rights Blog. In Dejusticia we have been working on the promotion of the right to public information for a long time now. As a human […]

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  • Access in Georgia – IDFI Reports

    The Institute for Development of Freedom of Information has issued a report about access to information in Georgia in 2016. The report includes information about IDFI strategic litigation and an analysis of trends of access to information in 2010-2016. Below is the IDFI summary. Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) has been monitoring […]

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