Publications | ELLA
2
May
2012
GUIDE

The Latin American Approach to Transparency and Access to Information

Transparency and the right to access information is now a reality in many Latin American countries. So how has this been achieved?

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23
Apr
2012
BRIEFS

Fighting Corruption by Improving Transparency and Access to Information

Using transparency as a tool to fight corruption, Latin American countries have launched electronic platforms to prevent misconduct in procurements and to monitor public officials’ personal assets; so far initial results point to success.

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23
Feb
2012
BRIEFS

Building the Legal Framework to Support Transparency and Access to Information in Latin America

Currently, 65% of Latin American countries have Freedom of Information Acts, some of which incorporate innovative elements that go beyond the minimum standard for transparency and access to information.

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10
Feb
2012
BRIEFS

Using Information for Accountability and Justice: Lessons from Latin American Civil Society

Using the right to access public information, Latin American civil society groups are achieving concrete policy changes, as these case studies from Mexico, Ecuador and Costa Rica show.

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12
Jan
2012
BRIEFS

Civil Society’s Regional Network for Advancing Freedom of Expression and Access to Information

By organising regionally, an innovative network of Latin American civil society organisations is successfully expanding the right to freedom of expression and access to information in the region.

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