Freedom of Information Laws by Country: 2006
The right of access to information in guaranteed in the constitutions of many countries. A growing number of countries have enacted freedom of information acts (FOIAs) enabling people to obtain information held by the government. A 2006 survey identified 69 countries with freedom of information laws (Banisar 2006), and many other countries are considering such legislation.
Projects that include this Resource
The Access Initiative (TAI)Launch PlatformLaunch Platform Visit Project
The Access Initiative (TAI) is a partnership network dedicated to ensuring that citizens have the right and ability to influence decisions about their natural resources.Part of Environmental Rights