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- DocumentAfrobarometer, 2007This paper demonstrates that Mozambique has a distinctive profile of uncritical citizenship in which most Mozambicans do not express any opinion on their government and those who do overrate its performance. It also explores the extent to which this uncritical citizenship is a function of Mozambique’s ‘low information society’ characterised by:DocumentThe Citizen Lab, 2007More than 25 countries currently engage in internet censorship practices such as blocking access to human rights organisations, news, blogs and web services that are seen to challenge the status quo or are deemed to be threatening or undesirable.OrganisationThe Global Transparency Initiative (GTI) is a network of civil society organisations promoting openness in the International Financial Institutions (IFIs), such as the World Bank, the IMF, the EuropeaDocumentGlobal Transparency Initiative, 2007This guide outlines how civil society organisations can use the information published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to hold their governments accountable for decisions made on economic policies. These are often constrained by the decisions of the IMF.DocumentWorld Bank Publications, 2007Governmental accountability has become an increasing focus of attention by international donors in their development policies, strategies, and programmes. This study focuses on social accountability in Mongolia and the conditions influencing its success and failure, including legislation, the role of civil society organisations (CSOs) and the media.DocumentInternational Foundation for Electoral Systems, 2006The disclosure of political accounts is a necessary condition for holding political actors accountable and reducing political corruption. This guide operationalises the concept that disclosure effectively promotes accountability within the larger social, political, and historical context of emerging democracies.DocumentTransparency International Kenya, 2007This report summarises the findings of Transparency International-Kenya’s sixth national bribery survey aimed at informing the fight against corruption. It is focused on experiences relayed by ordinary citizens, particularly where they have encountered corruption.DocumentOpen Society Institute and Soros Foundations Network, 2006The ability of citizens to request and receive information on the workings of their government is crucial to ensure transparency and accountability. This report provides a snapshot on the state of access to information in fourteen countries. It provides the results of a study undertaken to discover how government offices and agencies respond to specific requests for information.DocumentPanos Institute, London, 2007We have passed the half-way point of the Millennium Development Goals, yet it is almost certain that many countries will fail to reach them. One of the reasons, the authors argue, is that policymakers are neglecting the central role of information, communication and the media for successful development.DocumentArticle 19, 2007The right to access information held by the State is regulated in several International Human Rights Treaties establishing the right of every person to freedom of opinion and expression, including the right to seek, receive and impart information and ideas.