|Grant Number||RO_X 2008_124|
|Organization||Institute for Public Policy (IPP)|
|Project Name||Free access to information of public interest is a right, not a privilege|
|Amount Awarded||USD 60,000.00|
|Grant Period||April 01, 2009 - December 31, 2009|
The project aims at contributing, through watchdog and advocacy activities, to a better and a more uniform implementation of transparency and accountability principles in Romania. Specific objectives: • Building local capacity of civil society in using proper advocacy tools for holding public authorities accountable for granting free access to information. • Raising awareness of public authorities on the duty to provide unrestricted, non-discriminatory access to information for all categories of solicitors, regardless the subject matter of the request or the type of institution.