11 October 2004

Access to Information Programme prepared the first version of a Report on Access to Information, Public Participation and Access to Justice on Environmental Matters. The report, which is currently under review by NGOS, officials and scientists, was prepared using the methodology of The Access Initiative of the World Resources Institute.


The national team, working on the project in Bulgaria, comprised Alexander Kashumov, Darina Palova, Gergana Jouleva, Kiril Terzijski, and Nikolay Marekov from Access to Information Programme and Petar Radev and Stoyan Yotov from “Borrowed Nature” Association. Diana Bancheva (AIP) worked on the English version of the project resume, available here: http://www.aip-bg.org/pdf/tai_resume_eng.pdf.

We would also like to thank the external experts, who took part in the development of the report:
- Alexander Assenov, Black Sea Center for Environmental Information and Education,
- Petar Penchev, president of the National Movement “Ekoglasnost” - Montana,
- Yurij Ivanov, president of Civil Association “Public Barometer” - Sliven, Water facilities in Sliven.