Academic International

Africa

Abuya, Edwin, Towards Promoting Access to Information in Kenya, African Network of Constitutional Lawyers, 2011

Adeleke, Fola, The Case for Corporate Transparency in Africaundated

African Women’s Development and Communication NetworkFreedom of Information and Women’s Rights in Africa, 2009

Article 19, "Who wants to forget?"  Truth and Access to Information about past Human Rights Violations, undated

Brobbey, Victor & others, Active and Passive Resistance to Openness: The Transparency Model for Freedom of Information Acts in Africa - Three Case Studies

Centre for International Private EnterpriseFreedom of Information and Transparency in Egypt, 2010

Darch, Colin & Underwood, Peter, Struggles for Freedom of Information in Africa, 2010

Human Rights Network Uganda (HURIENT-U), An analysis of laws inconsistent with the right of access to information,2010

Kamba, Manir Abdullahi, Access to information: The dilemma for rural community development in Africa, 2011

Killander, Magnus Confidentiality versus publicity: Interpreting article 59 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, 2006

Media Institute of Southern Africa, Government Secrecy in an Information Age: A report on open and secretive public institutions in southern Africa, 2010

Media Institute of Southern Africa, 2011 Reports on the Most Open and Secretive Public Institutions in Southern Africa (Lesotho), 2011

Media Institute of Southern Africa, So This is Democracy? State of Media Freedom in Southern Africa, 2010

Media Rights Agenda, Windows for Transparency – Ghana, 2010

Media Rights Agenda, Windows for Transparency – Liberia, 2010

Media Rights Agenda, Windows for Transparency – Nigeria, 2010

Media Rights Agenda, Windows for Transparency - Sierra Leone, 2010

Memeza, Mzi, An analysis of weaknesses in access to information laws in SADC and in developing countries, Freedom of Expression Institute, 2006

Memeza, Mzi, Baseline report on the state of access to information in SADC, Freedom of Expression Institute, 2005

Sendugwa, Gilbert, Legislating and Implementing Public Access to Information in Africa: What are the Incentives for Government and Civil Society Actors?, undated


International

Access Info Europe, Access to Information: A fundamental right, a universal standard2006

Ackerman, John M & Sandoval-Ballesteros, Irma E, The Global Explosion of Freedom of Information Laws, Administrative Law Review, 2006

Article 19, The Public's Right to Know: Principles on Freedom of Information Legislation, 1999

Article 19, Changing the Climate for Freedom of Expression and Access to Information2009

Banisar, David, Freedom of Information Around the World 2006: A Global Survey of Access to Government Information Laws, Privacy International, 2006

Beukes, Margaret The recognition of a right of access to government-held information by an international tribunal and the role of non-governmental organisations in the occasion : foreign judicial decisions, 2006

Calamard, Agnes, Towards a Third Generation of Activism for the Right to Freedom of Information, Article 19, 2008

Centre for Law and Democracy, Open Government with RTI? The conspicuous weakness of RTI reform within OGP action plans, 2012

Centre for Law and Democracy, A truly World-Wide WebAssessing the Internet from the Perspective of Human Rights, 2012

Centre for Law and Democracy, Entrenching RTI: An analysis of Constitutional Protections of the Right to Information, 2012

Centre for Law and Democracy & Indonesian Center for Environmental LawInterpretation of Exceptions to the Right to Information: Experiences in Indonesia and Elsewhere, 2012

Centre for Law and Democracy, Openness Polices of the International Financial Institutions: Failing to Make the Grade with Exceptions, 2012

Centre for Law and Democracy & Access Info Europe, Global Right to Information Rating, (updated at regular intervals)

Coliver, Sandra, The Right to Information and the Increasing Scope of Bodies Covered by National Laws since 1989,Open Society Justice Initiative, 2009

Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, Our Rights Our Information: Empowering people to demand rights through knowledge, 2007

Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, Open Sesame: Looking for the Right to Information in the Commonwealth, 2003

Darbishire, Helen, Proactive Transparency: The future of the right to information?, World Bank Institute, Governance Working Paper Series, Access to Information Program

Lidberg, Johan, 'Keeping the Bastards Honest' - The Promise and Practice of Freedom of Information LegislationPHD Thesis for Murdoch University, Australia, 2006

Mendel, Toby, Amending Access to Information Legislation: Legal and Political IssuesWorld Bank Institute, Governance Working Paper Series, Access to Information Program, 2011

Medel, Toby, Freedom of Information: A Comparative Legal Surveysecond edition, UNESCO, 2008

Peled, Roy & Rabin, Yoram, The Constitutional Right to InformationColumbia Human Rights Law Review, Volume 42(2) 2010