Searching with a thematic focus on Transparency access to information, Governance

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    2006 annual report of press freedom

    Reporters Without Borders [Reporters Sans Frontières], 2006
    This report considers press freedom across the world in 2006. It examines the state of national media in each continent of the world and details the numbers of journalists killed or detained in various countries.The document reviews threats to the press in 2005 and highlights various governments and global crises which have affected the freedom of the media to report.
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    Towards greater access to justice in environmental disputes in Kenya: opportunities for intervention

    International Environmental Law Research Centre, 2005
    This paper discusses recommendations for enhancing environmental justice in Kenya.Concern for the environment has increased over the years since the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in 1972. Kenya has signed, acceded to or ratified many international instruments providing for access to justice for its citizenry generally and in environmental decision-making specifically.
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    Advocacy expert series: media guide

    Pact Tanzania, 2006
    Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) need to share information on their different advocacy issues in order to bring about change.
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    Transparency in the profit-making world

    Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University, 2006
    This paper examines the issue of access to corporate information and transparency in the private sector. It lays out the history and reasoning for corporate secrecy, and also addresses transparency concerns raised in particular by the privatisation of essential services.
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    Strengthening transparency in the oil sector in Cameroon: why does it matter?

    International Monetary Fund, 2006
    This paper analyses transparency issues in Cameroon's oil sector. It shows that, while substantial efforts have already been undertaken, continued action is necessary to strengthen transparency.
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    Creating an outer circle in the digital world: participation of women in the e-government system

    United Nations [UN] Division for the Advancement of Women, 2006
    This paper argues for the incorporation of gender equity and women’s agenda in ICT policies to combat the exclusion-inclusion syndrome of digital power relations. It focuses on the situation in the Gambia.The current digital era has opened up a space for participation in governance through alternate means.
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    Open Government : fostering dialogue with civil society

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2004
    This paper is an examination of OECD work and discussions on how to open dialogue between governments and civil society to improve participation of civil society in government, to improve communication between government and society, and to improve communication between the two groups.
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    Using ICTs for government transparency

    eDevelopment Exchange, IDPM, 2004
    This training guide focuses on the use of ICTs to make public sector decisions and actions more open to scrutiny. The guide is aimed at a trainer who wishes to train a group of e-government practitioners from developing/transitional economies about e-transparency projects. It provides a teaching structure and course materials.
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    Increasing public value of information through electronic governance models

    Digital Governance, 2004
    Many countries now maintain official government websites on the Internet. But have these significantly enhanced the flow of government information to private benefit of members of the public?This paper argues that for there to be benefit, electronic governance models need to:provide an interface where specific user requirements get matched with information availability.
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    Accountability in health services: transforming relationships and contexts

    Accountability mechanisms are increasingly being used in health programmes around the world – to what effect?