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Access to Information: Is Mexico a Model for the Rest of the World?
August 30, 2010 – 9:31 pm | No Comment
Access to Information: Is Mexico a Model for the Rest of the World?

Freedom of information laws – sometimes called access to information laws – are increasingly recognized as an important mechanism to empower citizens to keep a watchful eye over the actions of their government. Over the …

[Case Study] Fundar
August 13, 2010 – 2:55 am | One Comment
[Case Study] Fundar

Fundar, says its website, “was created in January 1999 by a group of leaders from different disciplines, with the objective of developing schemes for citizen participation.” Budget analysis, especially the monitoring of public spending, was …

[Case Study] Artículo 19
July 20, 2010 – 3:45 am | No Comment
[Case Study] Artículo 19

Artículo 19 is the Mexico City-based chapter of Article 19, a global organization based in London that promotes freedom of expression and freedom of information worldwide. The Mexico City chapter carries out the organization’s mission …