Fourteen Latin American and Caribbean countries adopted an ambitious Plan of Action to improve access rights in the region, including access to information, public participation, and access to justice.
11 Caribbean Countries Meet to Discuss Freedom of Information Laws in the Region
A new initiative was recently launched to promote government transparency and increase people’s access to information in Ghana, Uganda and South Africa.
By Janet Ranganathan, Alisa Zomer and Peter Veit on October 19, 2010
Can new SEC disclosure rules help bring transparency to Uganda’s oil sector?
Lalanath de Silva, Director of WRI’s Access Initiative, answers questions on how the “right to know” is evolving in both developed and developing countries.
Lawyers in India advocate for environmental rights, one case at a time.
By Ruth Nogueron and Isabel Munilla on June 25, 2009
Following the recent violence over natural resource use, Peru has an opportunity to balance economic development with human rights protections.
As the official poster for the Gabon Interactive Atlas project, this map provides an overview of current logging titles and protected areas in Gabon as of December 2008.
By Matthew Steil and Jean Sylvestre Makak on June 11, 2009
The first-ever Interactive Forest Atlas for Gabon offers data and tools to support the sustainable management of Gabon’s forests.
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