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Transparency Maldives conducted a nationwide random survey of the Maldivian public in August 2013. The survey used repeatedly tested survey questions and the results are reliable within a margin of error of +⁄− 3.0%. That project was grounded in the conviction that the successful performance of democratic institutions requires a complementary set of supporting democratic values.The results point to significant democratic deficits within Maldivian political culture.  Find the report and the Press release statement. 
Monday, 25 March 2013 11:59

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Now you can listen to our first RTI (right to information) radio program "An Introduction to Right to Information" (in Dhivehi), via our podcast, which was first broadcast live on "Rakaave Thibiyaa Dathuru" of Voice of Maldives, on 10th February 2013.For RTI related complaints please call our toll free number 800 300 3567Listen to our 1st podcasst: http://snd.sc/102ghRQ.
SummaryA Right to Information Bill, providing for a Right to Information regime was first tabled in the People’s Majlis in 2007. The bill, however, failed to get the approval of the Majlis by one vote. A Right to Information regulation was enacted by a presidential decree in May 2008, which came into force in January 2009. In August 2008 a new constitution was ratified with a comprehensive bill of rights, which recognised freedom of information as a fundamental right. The same year the first ever multi-party election was held ushering in a new government, which submitted a Right to Information Bill, once again, to the parliament in November 2009. The bill was placed before the Social Affairs Committee for deliberation, where it remains now.The current RTI regulation, which is administere
Monday, 18 March 2013 15:04

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A Right to Information Bill, providing for a Right to Information regime was first tabled in the People’s Majlis in 2007. The bill, however, failed to get the approval of the Majlis by one vote. A Right to Information regulation was enacted by a presidential decree in May 2008, which came into force in January 2009. In August 2008 a new constitution was ratified with a comprehensive bill of rights, which recognised freedom of information as a fundamental right. The same year the first ever multi-party election was held ushering in a new government, which submitted a Right to Information Bill, once again, to the parliament in November 2009. The bill was placed before the Social Affairs Committee for deliberation, where it remains now.
Monday, 18 March 2013 15:01

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