[open-development] World Bank: New Practitioner Resources on Access to Information
jonathan.gray at okfn.org
Wed Aug 4 09:41:07 BST 2010
On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 6:11 AM, Chris Watkins
<chriswaterguy at appropedia.org> wrote:
> 1. Good to see the WB showing an awareness of this.
> 2. Frustrating to see them telling the world "how it's done" when
> their own standards of openness are in need of serious improvement.
You saw this right?
What else should they be doing? (Not a rhetorical question!) ;-)
All the best,
> On 03/08/2010, Jonathan Gray <jonathan.gray at okfn.org> wrote:
>> "Citizens’ Access to Information (ATI) is an essential step to
>> ensuring transparency and accountability in government. Promotion of
>> ATI must be addressed through different channels.
>> Targeted for practitioners working on governance and transparency
>> issues, the World Bank Institute (WBI) has recently published three
>> working papers with examples of how countries have undertaken
>> proactive disclosure of public information; citizen participation and
>> transparency in Supreme Audit Institutions; and transparency in the
>> Jonathan Gray
>> Community Coordinator
>> The Open Knowledge Foundation
>> open-development mailing list
>> open-development at lists.okfn.org
> Chris Watkins
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