The role and initiatives of NGOs in Indonesia in empowering Freedom of Information

Kamil, Harkrisyati The role and initiatives of NGOs in Indonesia in empowering Freedom of Information., 2006 . In CONSAL XIII, Manila, Phillipines, March 25-30, 2006. [Conference paper]


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Freedom of Information is the air for democracy to breathe, and in Indonesia the initiatives on drafting an FOI Bill was led by a group of NGOs in 2000. This writing presents the background history of FOI Bill in Indonesia, the role of NGOs in drafting the bill and the progress of the FOI bill to date.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Freedom Of Information, NGO, Indonesia
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information. > AB. Information theory and library theory.
Depositing user: Imam Budi Prasetiawan
Date deposited: 05 Apr 2007
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:07


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