Around the World

FreedomInfo

All over the world, the free flow of information is swiftly being realised as a corner stone to political well-being of nation states and the international community alike. Since the turn of the 21st century, dozens of states have set up Freedom of Information provisions to safeguard its citizens Right to Know in order to maintain clean governance and accountability. Elsewhere, citizens are demanding the legal recognition of the right to know by pushing oppressive and restrictive legal boundaries. At large, the transparency entailed in freedom of information practices and movements, is redefining representative democracy and accountability in governance for the better.

Based on Freedominfo.org, following countries offer legal Freedom of Information provisions for its citizens to exercise their Right to Know.

 

AFRICA:

 

ASIA:

 

CARIBBEAN:

 

CENTRAL ASIA:

 

EUROPE:

 

MIDDLE EAST:

 

LATIN AMERICA:

 

NORTH AMERICA:

 

OCEANIA:

 


Source: Freedominfo.org, an one-stop portal that describes best practices, consolidates lessons learned, explains campaign strategies and tactics, and links the efforts of freedom of information advocates around the world.

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