May 26, 2008
Cameroon Celebrates World Biodiversity Day

News from TAI Cameroon partner Bioresources Development and Conservation Programme Cameroon (BDCPC). See the attached pdf for details.

May 22, 2008
Malta turns its attention to Aarhus

Better access to information, public participation and justice in environmental matters

May 20, 2008
The Human Right of Access to Public Information Strengthens in Paraguayan Courts

(text created by TAI partner IDEA)

On Friday, May 2, the Third Division of the Civil and Commercial Court of Appeals of Asunción overturned a First Instance decision and ruled in favor of a petition filed by the Ombudsman – with the legal assistance of IDEA’s lawyers- representing citizen Félix Picco Portillo, who had previously requested to access public information at the Municipality of Lambaré, without success.

Mar 22, 2008
Lead in Our Water-A Washington, DC Mystery

As part of World Water Day, The Access Initiative (TAI) is releasing a case study of how in 2004, poor data dissemination put the citizens of the capital of the world’s richest country at risk from lead in their drinking water.

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