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Access to Information Programme

Access to Information Programme
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Seventeen years already Access to Information Programme Foundation has been perseveringly following its mission to assist the exercise of the right to information. Since its establishment in 1996, AIP has been running a permanent campaign for improving the access to information situation in Bulgaria and has been actively participating in international networks and initiatives related to the right to information.

The Goals of Access to Information Programme are:

  • to assist the exercise of the right of access to information
  • to encourages the citizens’ demand for government held information through civic education in the freedom of information area
  • to advocate for enhanced transparency in the work of public institutions at central and local level

Access to Information Programme activities:

  • AIP monitors the freedom of information legislation in Bulgaria and participates in the debates for its compliance with the international standards in the area
  • AIP works with an established network of 27 journalists in regional cities throughout the country that monitors the access to information implementation practices and gives recommendations for their improvement
  • AIP prepares and performs special access to information surveys
  • AIP provides consultations on cases concerning the right of access to information – in more than 4,000 cases already
  • AIP provides legal help in individual cases of information seeking
  • AIP raises public awareness on the right of access to information through the media, publicly expresses opinion on current problems and debates related to the access to information and its misuse at all levels
  • AIP organizes workshops, seminars and conferences on access to information
  • AIP holds specialized freedom of information trainings for civil servants and local administration officials, journalists, and nongovernmental organizations
  • AIP prepares information materials and publications for the central and local press
  • AIP maintains an Internet site with up-to-date information about the developments in the access to information area in Bulgaria and abroad
  • AIP prepares and publishes handbooks on how to exercise the right of access to information, as well as publications clarifying particular aspects of the access to information legislation
  • AIP issues and disseminates a monthly electronic Newsletter which contains national and international access to information related news
  • AIP is an active member of the International Freedom of Information Advocates Network

Access to Information Programme

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AIP prepared and published a Concept on Amendments to the Access to Public Information Legislation. The Concept aims to present a broad range of problems stemming from the Access to Public Information Act implementation practices and possible solutions for their overcoming
Posted: January 15, 2015, 12:00 am
The team of Access to Information Programme wishes you health and successful initiatives in 2015!
Posted: December 19, 2014, 12:00 am
On December 12, 2014, in Central Hotel Forum in Sofia, the AIP held a conference “Are Amendments to the Access to Information Legislation Necessary?” The Conference was organized within the implementation of the project Advocacy Campaign for Amendments to the Access to Information Legislation, supported by a grant under the NGO Programme in Bulgaria under the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2009 – 2014 www.ngogrants.bg
Posted: December 12, 2014, 12:00 am
On October 24, 2014, AIP held a public discussion with lawyers and judges from administrative courts to discuss necessary amendments to the Access to Public Information Act (APIA). The forum took place in City Hotel, Sofia. The discussion is the fifth and the last within the project “Advocacy Campaign for Amendments to the Access to Information Legislation,” supported by a grant under the NGO Programme in Bulgaria under the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2009 – 2014.
Posted: October 24, 2014, 12:00 am
On October 14, 2014, Access to Information Programme held a public discussion with public officials from central bodies of power and local self-government bodies responsible for the APIA implementation,  to discuss necessary amendments to the Access to Public Information Act (APIA). The forum took place in City Hotel, Sofia.  The discussion is held within the project “Advocacy Campaign for Amendments to the Access to Information Legislation,” supported by a grant under the NGO Programme in Bulgaria under the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2009 – 2014.
Posted: October 14, 2014, 12:00 am

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Posted: June 17, 2014, 2:54 pm

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