Today, at a press conference in Sofia, the Access to Information Programme presented the results of its 2014 Audit on Institutional web sites in Bulgaria. The updated 2014 Active Transparency Rating was launched and the first Budget, Financial Transparency and Integrity of Municipalities Map was launched. Although AIP performs the audit since 2006, all results are available in English for the first time.
On February 28, 2014 in Sofia, Access to Information Programme (AIP) held the annual meeting with the journalists of its country-wide coordinators' network. The meeting was opened by the coordinator of the network, Nikolay Ninov. The journalists outlined the current situation of the access to information in the country. They presented statistics of the requests filed to the municipalities and the regional structures of the executive power bodies; the attitude of the administration towards the requestors; characteristics of the issued refusals, access to information litigation of citizens, journalists and NGOs.