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Ongoing Projects

Civil Audit of Active Transparency of Government  (CAATOG)
July 1, 2011 - October 1, 2012
Supported by a grant from the Trust for Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe (CEETrust)

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Responding to the New Demand for Freedom of Information
April 8, 2010 - April 8, 2013
Supported by a grant from America for Bulgaria Foundation
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Pushing for Accountability of Government through ATI Legal Assistance and Litigation
May 1, 2009 - April 30, 2012
Financed by: Open Society Institute, Human Rights and Governance Grants Program, Budapest
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Completed Projects

Support to Access to Information Programme as a Freedom of Information Civic Resource Center (FOICRC), supported by a grant from the Trust for Civil Society in CEE, May 1, 2008 - April 30, 2011

Public Awareness Campaign on New Standards in the Access to Information Area, supported by a grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA Financial Mechanism, November 2009 - December 2010

Local Media and Freedom of Information in Bulgaria, financed by MATRA Programme of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, December 2007 - November 2010

Campaign “Open Budgets, Claim Power, and Transform Lives!”, financed by International Budget Partnership (IBP), December 2009 – July 2010

What we do (NOT) know about the Ministry of Interior?, a comparative survey in cooperation with the Open Society Institute - Sofia, August 2009 - June 2010

Promotion of Open Government through FOI Legal Assistance and Litigation, Open Society Institute, Human Rights and Governance Grants Program, Budapest- May 1, 2006 – April 30, 2009

Increasing Government Transparency and Accountability through Electronic Access to Information, supported by the UNDP Democratic Governance Trust Fund (DGTF) - March 2007- December 2008

Strengthening NGOs in Their Search for Public Information, financed by PHARE Programme – 2004 Civil Society Development
December 2006 – May 2008

Implementation of Freedom of Information in Bulgaria. In cooperation with VVMZ East European Investment Service B.V., NL.The project was supported by MATRA Programme of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Time period: January 2004 – December 2006.

Freedom of Information: a Matter of Public Interest. Regional project with leading role of Article 19 in cooperation with 6 NGOs from Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Moldova, and Romania. Time period - April 2003 - March 2004

Freedom of Information Litigation. A project supported by Open Society Institute. Time period April 2003 - April 2004.

The Access Initiative The Access Initiative (TAI) is a global coalition of civil society groups working to promote better access to information, participation, and justice in national-level decisions that affect the environment. Access to Information programme is leading the national group of researchers and advisors who will use TAI's methodology and resources to produce a detailed assessment of access to environmental information and public participation system in Bulgaria. Time period - October 2003 - May 2004

Freedom of Information Monitoring Pilot Project in cooperation with Open Society Justice Initiative. Time period - April 2003 - October 2003

Promotion of the International "Right to Know Day" - September 28, financed by Small Embassy Projects Programme (Matra/KAP) of the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Sofia

The right of personal data protection as a basic human right time period January 2003 - October 2003

Legal help and advocacy for freedom of information time period - June 2002 - July 2003

Practical Access to Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe time period August 2000 - November 2002

Monitoring and civic education on cases to public information time period June 2001 - November 2002

Public education campaign about FOIA legislation in cooperation with Bulgarian Media Coalition (BMC) time period - April 2002 - September 2002

Freedom of Information Litigation time period September 2001 - September 2002

Roundtable on Amendments to the Access Public Information Act - May 21, 2002

Training for the administration of the application of the Access to Public Information Act (APIA) time period January 2002 - July 2002

Advocacy and judicial review for the implementation of the APIA time period December 2000 - January 2002

Public education campaign about FOIA legislation in cooperation with Bulgarian Media Coalition (BMC) time period - June 2001 - December 2002

Police and Media

Public campaign for access to information legislation

A concept paper on access to information legislation in Bulgaria

Legal Assistance for Local Media Journalists

Facilitating demand for information from government bodies

Where and how to exercise our right to access to information

Facilitating the Cooperation between the Local Administration and the Local NGOs in the Access to Information Area

Public debate on access to information


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