Access to Information

Access to Information

Access to information is fundamental in any society that is governed by the rule of law. This forms an important tool for holding governments to account because they are required to be more transparent in their projects and day to day activities. When the citizens and civil societies have access to information held by public bodies, they are more empowered to hold their leaders accountable and be able to monitor the projects and how the money is being spent. This in turn helps in the fight against corruption. It also ensures that the public is in a position to participate in governance. Citizens should therefore have access to information held […]