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Aug 16, 2008
Tribals Fight for Access Rights in North East India
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There are reasons to smile for the members of the Idu Mishmi community in the North Eastern State of Arunachal Pradesh located in the Himalayan Mountain Ranges: The Government on 13-08-08 has cancelled the proposed Public Hearing for the proposed 3000 MW Hydel Power Dam to be located in Dibang District of Arunachal Pradesh.

Aug 12, 2008
Reaffirming the right of access to information in the Inter-American System

The Inter-American Juridical Committee (IAJC), a body of the Organization of American States, approved last week Resolution No. 147 (LXXIII-O/08) which contains a set of principles on the right of access to information.

Aug 4, 2008
Atlanta Declaration and Plan of Action for the Advancement of the Right to Information

In July, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter forwarded the Atlanta Declaration and Plan of Action for the Advancement of the Right to Information to all heads of state and leaders of the major international organizations and financial institutions.

Jul 30, 2008
UNITAR expands its work in Africa

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) continues expanding its initiative to develop capacities oriented to strengthen access to information and public participation in environmental decision-making.

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