Date: May 24, 2011 3:00 PM
Subject: FreedomInfo.org -Special Report, May 24, 2011
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FreedomInfo.org - Special Report, May 24, 2011
First Global Conference on Transparency Research Held
A FreedomInfo.org special report covers many of the 130 research papers, on
a wide variety of transparency topics, presented during the two-day meeting
at the University of Rutgers-Newark. Highlights include:
Overview: What happened at the conference, including calls for more
attention to womens transparency needs and for more transparency of an
international climate change fund; plus reports on macro-views of the
Future Research: A call for more research from the donor community.
Plus, recommendations from conference participants.
Africa: Explanations for the comparatively few FOI laws in Africa.
Theory: Papers presented on the theory and philosophy of transparency.
Influences: What affects passage and implementation of FOI laws?
Mexico: A new study on FOI implementation in Mexico.
Local e-Gov: Evaluating e-government at the municipal level.
Open Data: Evaluating the Open Data movement in Latin America.
Corruption: Is transparency working?
Trust: Does transparency build trust in government?
China: The development of transparency in China.
South Korea: New studies on transparency in South Korea.
WikiLeaks: A new chapter for transparency?
Link to all stories from the overview story here:
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