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- 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.OrganisationAs a civil society research, advocacy and capacity building organisation, IDEG is committed to a set of organisational principles and objectives.DocumentAfrica Governance Monitoring and Advocacy Project, 2007This research assesses the level of democratic development in Ghana and provides an analysis on the openness of various democratic spaces. While welcoming the substantial progress made since 1992, the report draws attention to the challenges that still threaten the consolidation of democracy and political participation in Ghana.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2006How can electoral processes retain legitimacy? Ensuring that elected political leaders act in accordance with their mandate without violating citizens' rights is a key challenge for new democracies in sub-Saharan Africa. In Malawi, as across the continent, executive dominance is still the the norm in spite of the many institutions in place to make the government more accountable.Document
The process for selecting and appointing the Managing Director and First Deputy Managing Director of the IMFIndependent Evaluation Office of the IMF, 2007This paper reviews the processes for selection and appointment of the Managing Director (MD) and First Deputy Managing Director (FDMD) as they have developed in practice over time. It also examines informal processes within and between member governments in the G7, and it reviews recent improvements in processes in other international organisations for appointing heads.DocumentDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2007This document presents an edited paper containing the work of twelve experts on e-government and e-participation. It aims to address the issues and challenges facing countries developing ICT for development and e-government programmes.DocumentCentro para la Apertura y el Desarollo de América Latina / Centre for the Opening and Development of Latin America, 2007This report provides an analysis of the worst areas in Latin America to practice journalism in the first part of 2007. Factors considered in the analysis include the existence of legislation prohibiting freedom of press, recent cases of intimidation, kidnappings or other violence against journalists and the number of journalists given effective and non-effective prison sentences.DocumentIbn Khaldoun Center for Development Studies, 2007All Arab leaders advocate democracy and claim that they are committed to democratic reforms. Tangible results, however, are hard to find. Arab countries are still ruled by authoritarian regimes and rulers are more concerned with retaining power than sharing it. Nonetheless, modest improvements have occurred in most Arab countries.DocumentInternational Crisis Group, 2007The 2007 elections will be a crucial test of whether Sierra Leone has definitely turned away from conflict in favour of security and democratic governance.OrganisationThe Hong Kong Transition Project is funded by a competitive research application to the central academic research funding body of the Hong Kong Government, the Research Grants Council.