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Freedom of information

Dejan Georgievski
01/10/2013 - 07:19

The International Day of the Freedom of Access to Information – the Right to Know Day – is observed on September 28, all over the world. In the democratic countries, the right to access information is considered a part of the body of fundamental human rights.
 
Below is a brief overview of events and activities organized on the Right to Know Day in the countries of our region of Western...

Dejan Georgievski
23/09/2013 - 12:08

A huge international coalition presented, on Friday, September 20, 2013, the set of 13 principles against unchecked surveillance, endorsed and supported by more than 200 organizations and associations, at a side event of the 24th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland.

Dejan Georgievski
28/08/2013 - 12:00

The Front for Freedom of Expression, an informal coalition of nine civic associations, demanded yesterday, August 27, 2013, from the Government of the Republic of Macedonia to retract the proposed media bills – the Law on Media and the Law on Audio and Audiovisual Media Services from adoption procedure in the Parliament.

Dejan Georgievski
15/07/2013 - 21:37

Last Thursday, July 11, 2013, the Foundation Metamorphosis presented “Follow the Money”, a web-service that provides a simple and transparent presentation of local budgets in Macedonia, in order to bring closer the fiscal policies of the local self-governments to the citizens.  

Dejan Georgievski
20/06/2013 - 07:14

The Foundation OneWorldSEE and the Council of Europe Office in Sarajevo invite you take part in the direct following of the EuroDIG 2013 that will be held tomorrow, June 21, 2013, in Lisbon. The event will also include a debate on internet governance in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Dejan Georgievski
12/06/2013 - 05:47

The Institute for Development Policy (INDEP) organized a round-table discussion, on June 5, 2013, in which it presented the publication “Coverage of Minority Communities in the Print Media of Kosovo”.

Dejan Georgievski
11/06/2013 - 07:53

The Njuz.org civic association, under its “Media Literacy” Project, launched the www.posmatrac.rs website which aims to contribute to media pluralism, development of media literacy and increased critical awareness of consumers of news in Serbia.