On 19 and 20 May 2011, the first Global Conference on Transparency Research was held at Rutgers University, Newark, USA.
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.
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.
The image above is a word cloud of terms related to transparency.