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The monthly Newsletter of CPDI is out for the month of March. For the full news report, see the attachment....Read more
Posted By : Seema Choudhary
The monthly newsletter of CPDI, Pakistan is out for the month of February, 2015. Find the newsletter attached!...Read more
Posted By : Seema Choudhary
A Newsletter for the month of February 2015 is added in our newsletter section on website.Please click on the link below to download/view the Online version of Newsletter or find attached.         View/Download Regards...Read more
Posted By : Suchismita Goswami
Greetings from Pakvoter! Pakvoter is web portal that provides information about voter and civic education. The purpose of this web-portal is to provide research based information and resources about electoral processes of Pakistan to various stakeholders including voters, politicians, researchers, teachers, parents, and marginalized groups like women and persons with disabilities. ‘Democracy Vibes’ is monthly newsletter on pakvoter that covers significant news of the month related with electoral processes of Pakistan. The newsletter also briefly describes some of the significant content on pakvoter. In addition, Pakvoter carries material in different sections given as under: Legal framework of electoral process; Election history and political process in Pakistan, constitutional rig...Read more
Posted By : Suchismita Goswami
A Newsletter for the month of November 2014 is added in our newsletter section on website.Please click on the link below to download/view the on-line version of newsletter or find attached.   ...Read more
Posted By : Suchismita Goswami
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    A newsletter containing news, views, articles, investigative stories in the field of Right to Information From Around the World Issue No: 93 E - Alert Issue Date: 11-10-2014     Editorial: Greetings from Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives.   We hear that Chief Minister of Punjab has approved the budget for Punjab Information Commission. It took Chief Minister nine months to approve budget for the PIC which indicates the level of his commitment for the cause of transparency and right to information, his frequent references to good governance and transparency notwithstanding. PIC, however, has performed well despite budgetary constraints and according to a news report, Punjab Information Commission has d...Read more
Posted By : Suchismita Goswami
              A newsletter containing news, views, articles, investigative stories in the field of Right to Information From Around the World Issue No: 89 E - Alert Issue Date: 08-07-2014     Editorial:   Greetings from Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives, (CPDI).   The latest issue of CPDI RTI Newsletter is in front of your eyes. Civil society efforts for the implementation of newly adopted right to information laws continue in Pakistan along with political advocacy for the repeal of Freedom of Information Ordinance 2002 and its replicas in Sindh and Balochistan. CPDI launched research report pertaini...Read more
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  June 2014 ISSUE 31 VOLUME 3  The present news alert provides a quick access to the news, studies, frequently asked   questions and reports on the state of Right to Information (RTI) in Pakistan  with a view to improve Governance by  promoting transparency and accountability in various government structures and departments.  This will also assist to keep the CSOs, concerned citizens and government departments updated with the latest initiatives and developments in the areas of RTI in Pakistan. It is circulated monthly, containing contributions from a range of RTI topics to draw the reader's attention to the issues and developments on RTI. ____________________ RTI Help Desk If you need any guidance or technical assistance to file an informat...Read more
Posted By : Suchismita Goswami
A newsletter containing news, views, articles, investigative stories in the field of Right to Information From Around the World Issue No: 86 E - Alert Issue Date: 02-05-2014       Why can FOIA requests cost so much? FOI finds 10000 new drivers had licences revoked BBC News A Freedom of Information request to the DVLA found 10,797 drivers with fewer than two years' experience lost their licences. More than half of those ...   Tejpal resorts to RTI to learn amount spent on his prosecution Times of India PANAJI: Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal has submitted a right to information (RTI) application to the police department to find out the expense ...   Speaker John Bercow has run up half a MILLION pounds in e...Read more
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A newsletter containing news, views, articles, investigative stories in the field of Right to Information From Around the World Issue No: 85 E - Alert Issue Date: 16-04-2014     Crime pays: Fury as we spent €200K educating convicts in college courses last year Irish Mirror Figures released by the Irish Prison Service under a Freedom of Information request also show €700,000 has been paid for classes outside jail since ...   An unused right DAWN.com VARIOUS international and domestic factors have led to the adoption of Right To Information(RTI) laws across the world over the last 25 years.   Delays and excuses: Months on, no progress on right to information The Express Tribune The government has establishe...Read more
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A newsletter containing news, views, articles, investigative stories in the field of Right to Information From Around the World Issue No: 82 E - Alert Issue Date: 06-02-2014     Editorial:   Greetings from Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives, (CPDI) Nothing but deafening silence from Punjab so far as implementation of Punjab Transparency and Right to Information Act 2013 is concerned. The time-limit of the important milestone of designating Public Information Officers within sixty days is going to expire on February 10 but no PIOs have been designated so far. There is no time limit for establishing Punjab Information Commission and neither anything is being done in this regard. Centre for Peace and Development In...Read more
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Posted By : Seema Choudhary
A newsletter containing news, views, articles, investigative stories in the field of Right to Information From Around the World Issue No: 63 E - Alert Issue Date: 21-03-2013   Freedom of (some) information: US 'national security' hampers data accessRTAmerica's Freedom of Information Act has been increasingly sacrificed for the sake of national security, revealed the latest analyses of the Associated Press. Having examined the annual document workflow of the 33 federal government agencies, the ...   Worth Township Denies Freedom of Information Request Seeking 102 DocumentsPatch.comWorth Township Supervisor John “Jack” Murphy says that political opponents in the upcoming election are harassing the township boar...Read more
Posted By : Suchismita Goswami