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Increasing Government Transparency and Accountability through Electronic Access to Information
March 2007- December 2008
Financed by: UNDP Democratic Governance Trust Fund (DGTF)
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Церемония за Деня на правото да знам

On September 28, AIP held the sixth annual Right to Know Day Awards Ceremony in BulgariaMore than 100 people attended. Special guests were Mr. Nikolay Vasilev, Minister of State Administration and Administrative Reform, Ms. Vera Illes, Programme Manager at The Management & Media Academy/Free Voice. Awards were given in seven categories - five positive and two negative.

 

 

On May 9, 2008, Access to Information Programme (AIP) presented its Annual Report Access to Information in Bulgaria 2007 at a press conference held in the Bulgarian News Agency. The eight Report contains recommendations for improving the ATI legislation, the connected legislation and the practices within the Bulgarian public institutions; detailed analysis of last year's changes in ATI legislation and practices; characteristics of the cases that Access to Information Programme received for legal help during the year; results from a monitoring on the active provision of information by the institutions on their web sites; and an overview of the most interesting developments in the ATI court practices in 2007.

The 2007 Annual Report has a special focus on the electronic access to information.


The full text of the Report
(PDF file 1.4 MbDownload PDF).

Access to Information in Bulgaria 2007

Access to Information on institutional web sites in Bulgaria- 2008. For a third successive year, AIP conducted a study on the Internet sites of the institutions from the executive power. The purpose of the study, conducted by a group of reviewers from the AIP team, was to assess the level of development in the active provision of information on institutional Internet sites which is subject to publication by the institutions of the executive power in Bulgaria. More information ...

On November 16, 2007 in the conference room of the Regional governor of Sliven, Access to Information Programme held a workshop with municipal and regional administration officials responsible for the provision of public information, and in particular for the active provision of information on institutional web sites, from the regions of Sliven, Burgas, Stara Zagora, and Yambol. Read the protocol from the workshop.

On November 14, 2007 in Plovdiv, Access to Information Programme held a workshop with municipal and regional administration officials responsible for the provision of public information, and in particular for the active provision of information on institutional web sites, from the regions of Plovdiv, Pazardjik, Haskovo, Smolian, and Kardjali. Read the protocol from the workshop.

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On 28 September 2007, Access to Information Programme organized and held the Fifth Right to Know Day Awards Ceremony. The ceremony was held in the Press Club of the Bulgarian News Agency.

Since 2003, AIP has been presenting awards to Bulgarian citizens, media and NGOs, who have actively exercised their rights to freedom of information. Read more...

On July 05, 2007 in Varna , Access to Information Programme held a workshop with municipal and regional administration officials responsible for the provision of public information in the regions of Varna, Shumen, and Dobrich. Read the protocol from the workshop.

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On June 01, 2007 in Razgrad, Access to Information Programme held a workshop with municipal and regional administration officials responsible for the provision of public information in the regions of Razgrad, Russe, Silistra, and Targovishte. Read the protocol from the workshop.

Access to information in Bulgaria 2006

On May 28, 2007, Access to Information Programme (AIP) presented its Annual Report Access to Information in Bulgaria 2006 at a pres conference held in the Bulgarian News Agency. AIP has been preparing the Report since the adoption of the Access to Public Information Act in 2000. The Report contains detailed analysis of changes in FOI legislation and practices; characteristics of the cases that Access to Information Programme received for legal help; results from a monitoring on the active provision of information by the institutions on their web sites; and an overview of the most interesting developments in the FOI court practices in 2006.

Available: Acrobat PDF (1.6Mb)

On April 27, 2007 in Veliko Turnovo , Access to Information Programme held a workshop with municipal and regional administration officials responsible for the provision of public information in the regions of Veliko Tarnovo, Pleven, Gabrovo and Lovech. Read the protocol from the workshop.

On March 23, 2007 in Montana, Access to Information Programme held a workshop with municipal and regional administration officials responsible for the provision of public information in the regions of Montana, Vidin and Vratsa. Read the protocol from the workshop.


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