2018 Right to Information in Asia Pacific: How 11 countries perform on SDG 16.10

This report provides a general assessment of the right to information laws of these countries, compares the quality of their most important features and evaluates nine key areas of these laws in each country. The report also provides a brief overview on how these laws are being implemented in practice. Only the legal provisions are scored, but not the practice. Furthermore, this report provides recommendations to governments to ensure the right to information and its effective enforcement. A brief overview of freedom of the media in the assessed countries complements the evaluation of freedom of information.

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Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
Topics
  • Access to information
  • SDG 16 Peace, justice and strong institutions
  • Sustainable development goals
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Viet Nam
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2018 Transparency International. Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under CC BY-ND 4.0 DE. Quotation permitted. Please contact Transparency International – copyrights@transparency.org – regarding derivatives requests.

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2018 Transparency International. Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under CC BY-ND 4.0 DE. Quotation permitted. Please contact Transparency International – copyrights@transparency.org – regarding derivatives requests. Transparency International International Secretariat Alt-Moabit 96, 10559 Berlin, Germany Phone: +49 30 34 38 200 Fax: +49 30 34 70 39 12 ti@transparency.org www.transparency.org Blog: voices.transparency.org Facebook: /transparencyinternational Twitter: @anticorruption

Author (corporate) Ádám Földes with contributions from the relevant Transparency International national chapters.
ISBN number 978-3-96076-106-8
Publisher Transparency International
Publication date 2018
Pagination 69
Keywords Right to Information,Asia-Pacific,SDG 16
Date uploaded December 10, 2018, 12:52 (UTC)
Date modified April 17, 2020, 07:50 (UTC)