29 April 2010

Annual Report Access to Information in Bulgaria 2009On April 29, 2010, AIP presented its Annual Report Access to Information in Bulgaria 2009 at a press conference held in the Bulgarian News Agency.

The Report contains recommendations improving the access to information with a focus on the implementation of the obligations for online publication by public bodies; comparative analysis between the Access to Public Information Act and the Council of Europe Convention on Access to Official Documents; results from the survey on the online publication of certain categories of information by the administrative structures of the executive power; analyses of the access to information cases consulted by AIP legal team during 2009; an overview of the most interesting developments in the FOI litigation in 2009, including resumes of cases in which AIP has provided court representation; results from a representative public opinion poll on public attitudes regarding the right of access to information.