Freedom of information: a comparative legal survey

The right to freedom of information, commonly understood as the right to access information held by public bodies, is now widely recognised as a fundamental human right. This study presents (1) an overview of international basis for this right; (2) the best practice standards; (3) the analyses of the laws of 10 different countries; and (4) a comparative analysis of the various laws/policies.



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  • Cantidad de páginas: 134 p. y 1 CD-ROM
  • Autor(es): Mendel, Toby
  • Año de publicación: 2003
  • Editorial: UNESCO
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