Finally, the First Global Conference on Transparency Research

On 19 and 20 May 2011, the first Global Conference on Transparency Research was held at Rutgers University, Newark, USA.

Implementation Legal reform News reports

Dutch Access to Documents (WOB) Controversy

Not only in the EU is a debate (or should we say, battle) still ongoing over the meaning and usefulness of transparency. Also in the Netherlands has a member of government sought to reopen a fundamental discussion on the current WOB-regime.

Civil society

Access Info Europe releases report on EU transparency

On 21 March of this year, Access Info Europe, a Madrid-based advocacy organisation favouring greater access for citizen to government information, published a report on the state of play in the EU’s transparency policy.


Transparency Word Cloud

The image above is a word cloud of terms related to transparency.