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Implementation guides

In this section you will find guides developed by governments and civil society for authorities and organizations for the purpose of implementing the FOI/RTI laws in South Asia.


This valuable guide tries to answer the question “what happens once we have an access to information law in place?” Drawing on experiences from across the world with helpful case studies and offering practical, step-by-step advice, it deals with the tasks of creating a culture of openness, a supportive legislative regime, effective systems and of monitoring implementation. It is an indispensable resource for individuals, NGOs and governments alike. Source CHRI ...Read more
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This valuable guide tries to answer the question “what happens once we have an access to information law in place?” Drawing on experiences from across the world with helpful case studies and offering practical, step-by-step advice, it deals with the tasks of creating a culture of openness, a supportive legislative regime, effective systems and of monitoring implementation. It is an indispensable resource for individuals, NGOs and governments alike. Source CHRI ...Read more
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Enacted by the Government of Bangladesh in the first session of the 9th Parliament, the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2009 has moved forward over the last five years. Independent analysts have, however, identified areas where steps could be undertaken to make the process more productive, not only in the creation of greater transparency, awareness and higher demand for information but also better supply of the required information. Quite correctly, it is being mentioned that this would assist in improving governance, accountability and reducing corruption. The World Bank has been associated with this significant initiative from the very beginning. They have done so because they feel that “it is incontrovertible that the most difficult aspect of any new legislation or policy is its impl...Read more
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