28 September 2006

September 28, 2006: For the fourth successive year Access to Information Programme organized the Right to Know Awards Ceremony in Bulgaria.

Around 150 people attended the 2006 Right to Know Awards Ceremony that AIP held in the National Press club at the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency. Posters were disseminated in Sofia and the countryside through AIP's coordinators network. Press releases were sent to national and regional media. The event was broadcast live on Internet. Cups, pins, pens, T-shirts, FOIANet leaflets, and the AIP's FOI Newsletter dedicated to the Right to Know Day were distributed among all the participants of the ceremony. Special guests of the Right to Know Day ceremony were Mr. Nikolay Vasilev, Minister of State Administration and Administrative Reform, Ms. Carmen Gonsalves, a counsellor at the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Bulgaria, and Mr. Neil Buhne, the UN Resident Coordinator in Bulgaria.


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