The Transparency Advisory Group (TAG) in South Asia has recommended making the private sector bodies and political parties subject to right to information laws.
These were among a series of just-released recommendations decided on during the group’s sixth meeting, held in February. See detailed report on meeting and summ
This Regional Synthesis Report prepared by Asia Foundation, brings together information collected
through country diagnostic studies conducted by The Asia Foundation in partnership with civil society organizations in
Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The country diagnostic studies analyse the state of
citizens’ access to information, and the implementation and use of
ISLAMABAD: The introduction of Article 19A of the Constitution is often held up as a milestone in the march of civil liberties in Pakistan.
The law, many say, is a giant leap forward in terms of ensuring transparency and accountability in a country where such things are generally thought to be in short supply.
Our News digest for RTI-related stories from South Asia is attached. Apologies for the delay as Aneesha who compiles this every month was busy with her exams. She is back now and we have a new improved news digest with an Index. We received many suggestions from readers for categorising these stories. As all of them could not be incorporated in one static MS Word document, we
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 obligati