Partner organizations:

International Networks

FOIANet International Freedom of Information Advocates Network

European Civil Liberties Network The ECLN was launched on 19 October 2005 as a long-term project to develop a platform for groups working on civil liberties issues accross Europe

ECAS European Citizen Action Service

Freedominfo.org A one-stop portal that describes best practices, consolidates lessons learned, explains campaign strategies and tactics, and links the efforts of freedom of information advocates around the world.

Global Transparency Initiative

The Right to Information: Good Law and Practice: Right2INFO.org brings together information on the legal frameworks for the right to information as well case law from more than 80 countries, organized and analyzed by topic.

Network of Democracy Research Institutes


Bulgarian Partners

Borrowed Nature Association

Bulgarian Center for Not-For-Profit Law

Bulgarian Helsinki Committee

Center for Independent Living

Centre for Environmental Information and Education

Crime Prevention Fund - IGA

For the Earth Environmental Association

Institute for Market Economics

NGOs Center in Razgrad

New Bulgarian University

Web site of the journalist Hristo Hristov - an author of a number of books result of thorough research in the archives of the secret services of the former communist regime

Foreign Partners

Access Info Europe

Article XIX -the Global Campaign for Free Expression

National Security Archive

Open Society Justice Initiative

The Institute for Information Freedom Development


The Access Initiative

The Management & Media Academy/Free Voice, media organization in the Netherlands that strives for independent and multiform media; balanced and reliable journalistic press freedom in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe.

VVMZ East European Investment Service B.N. (NL) - an independent international consultancy company active in Central and Eastern Europe.

Members of the Freedom of Information Advocates network: http://www.foiadvocates.net/en/members

Freedom of Information Around the World

Campaign for Freedom of Information, UK

Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland

CAPA Canadian Access and Privacy Association

The International Freedom of Expression eXchange

OpenTheGovernment.org - a coalition of journalists, consumer and good government groups, environmentalists, library groups, labor and others united to make the federal government a more open place.

Human Rights Watch

Coalition of Journalists for Open Government

Electronic Frontier Foundation FLAG Project

Government Accountability Project

National Freedom of Information Coalition

OMB Watch

IHF-HR International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights - Viena

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

The Right-to-Know Network (RTK NET)

Sunlight Foundation

Sunshine in Government Initiative

Privacy International a human rights group formed in 1990 as a watchdog on surveillance by governments and corporations.

South East Europe Development Watch (SEEDW) - formerly known as Stability Pact Watch - is a coalition of South East European environmental non-governmental organisations monitoring and campaigning on the investments made by international financial institutions and the European Union.

Public Interest Law Initiative Columbia Law School established the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) in 1997 with the support of the Ford Foundation, to advance human rights principles through assisting the development of a public interest law infrastructure in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia.

Postbus 51 is the Dutch government’s centre for public service information. It is part of the Ministry of General Affairs' Government Information Service (RVD). As well as government departments, the site links through to relevant third parties which can offer additional trusted advice and support.

American Civil Liberties Union

The National Whistleblower Center a nonprofit educational advocacy organization that works for the enforcement of environmental laws, nuclear safety, civil rights and government and industry accountability through the support and representation of employee whistleblowers.

The Electronic Frontier Foundation

Center for Democracy & Technology

Electronic Privacy Information Center

Common Cause an organization that works for open, accountable government and the right of all citizens to be involved in shaping public policies.

Canadian Access and Privacy Association

Glasnost Defense foundation (Russia)

Useful Government links:

European Legal Texts Regarding Access to Documents

Online Register of Administrative Structures of the Government of Bulgaria

Bulgarian Public Procurements Agency

National Concessions Register

Representation of the European Commission to Bulgaria

Freedom of Information Act web page of the National Archives and Records Administration

EPA's FOIA Homepage the policy of the Environment Protection Agency is to make the fullest possible disclosure of information without unjustifiable expense or unnecessary delay to any requester.

Freedom of Information Act web page of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Federal Register Online via GPO Access 1994 to present

Freedom of Information Act web page of the U.S. Department of Justice

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