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Right to Know: Freedom of Information

Introduction
Right to Know: Freedom of Information program started in 2002 by financial support of AUSAID, Soros Foundation and the US Embassy.

Freedom of information is one of the essential human rights and "touchstone of other human rights" as stated in Resolution No59, UN (1948). Access to information is basis for healthy democracy for two reasons. First, it ensures that citizens make responsible, informed choices rather than acting out of ignorance. Second, information serves a " checking function" by ensuring that elected representatives uphold their oath of office and carry out the wishes of those who elected them. Only in combination of rights to be represented, to act and to know, the citizens became powerful and their actions and direct participation come to the reality.

Mongolia is still missing Freedom of Information legislation so Globe International is actively working on public awareness development and promoting access to information legislation and so on.

Projects:
Right to Know: Freedom of Information, 2002-2003
Secrecy and Freedom of Information, International Conference, 2004
Right Know: Freedom of Information, 2004
State Secrecy and Freedom of Information, 2006

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