20 May 2024

Access to Information Programme presents online the results of the Civil Audit on Active Transparency of Public Bodies'2024, 2024 Active Transparency Ranking, and 2024 Budget, Financial Transparency and Integrity of Municipalities Map. The presentation will be hold online in ZOOM at 2 p.m. on 20th of May 2024.

During the online press conference, the following data will be presented:

There will be an opportunity for questions and discussion.

Please confirm your attendance by registering at the following link: https://shorturl.at/qwHPW


Within the period March 1 – April 29, 2024 AIP team reviewed and assessed the web sites of 560 executive bodies on a central, regional, and local level, as well as public-law entities and independent state bodies. 


The aim of the audit is to evaluate the level of compliance of the executive bodies to fulfil their obligations for proactive disclosure of information online under the Access to Public Information Act (APIA) and to assess how they respond to electronic requests. Within the audit, 560 electronic requests were filed with the request to provide information about the number of court cases initiated against decisions of the respective public body under the Access to Public Information Act for the year of 2023. 


The 2024 transparency level was assessed based on: 




Civil Audit on Active Transparency of Public Bodies'2024 is run within the project Access to Information and Transparency Advice Center supported by a grant from America for Bulgaria Fondation. The statements and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the Access to Information Programme and do not necessarily reflect the views of the America for Bulgaria Foundation or its affiliates.