June 2011 Archives

ANSA Global panel meeting

The first meeting of the ANSA Global advisory panel will be held in Manila, Philippines on 29 June 2011. The meeting is part of a three-day event that will bring together social accountability stakeholders--such as representatives from government, civil society, and other development partners--from all over the world. Detailed draft program available here .

Call for Chapter Authors for a Publication on...

UNDP’s Oslo Governance Centre and Civil Society Division are producing a comparative experience publication tentatively titled ‘Social Accountability for Improved Governance and Achievement of the MDGs’. This publication will explore emerging social, political, environment and ICT trends and illustrate how different actors, including CSOs, are responding to these trends and...

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Mongolia Passes Freedom of Information Law

The Mongolian parliament passed a Freedom of Information law last June 16, 2011. The law gives every Mongolian the right to "seek information from government institutions and authorities about their activities, human resources, budget, finance and procurement of goods and services with state funds." also "Those operating on money from the government budget also have an obligation to reveal...

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