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Assessment, monitoring reports

Report on how RTI is being taken up, applied, and implemented by government, civil society, and citizens.

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The report covers international privacy principles, national privacy principles, rationale and emerging issues along with an analysis of relevent legislations/Bills from a privacy perspective....Read more
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Despite having one of the stronger RTI Laws in the region, India has witnessed an increasing number of instances of attacks and murders of RTI Activists and Users. The report authored by Suchi Pande analyses the reports for such incidents and recommends a more focussed approach on spreading awareness about use of RTI Laws and increasing reprisals against RTI users. You can read the report here!...Read more
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The Rapid Study 3.0 on the state of the Information Commissions in India, published by Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative annually can be accessed as an attachment to the post. ...Read more
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In the first study of its kind, three SARTIAN members from three different cities in three different countries were commissioned in 2012 to study the legal obligations of city governments to proactively disclose information and then assess the performance of local bodies against these obligations. The first of these studies was carried out by Research Initiatives, Bangladesh and was launched on 13 May 2013 in Dhaka....Read more
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