Lobbying on the law on the right to information under way

13 March 2008

Experts from the Albanian Foundation of Open Society (OSFA) and the Center for the Development and Democratization of Institutions (QZHDI), have worked together to prepare some amendments to the Law no 8503, dated 30.6.1999 "On the right to information on the official documents". These amendments are compliant to the advanced standards of the European legislation and wider.

The final draft was a fruit of a series of public open meetings with the representatives of the public administration, MPs, interest groups, media and the civil society and is supported by them.

Lobbying of the draft law has been another important moment that was accompanied by individual and joint meetings with the MPs of all the political forces, representatives of the parliamentary committee on information and media, parliamentary group heads and the Minister of Justice. A group of MPs from the ruling majority and the opposition shall undertake the initiative to insert the draft-law in the points of order of the Assembly.

Aid to individuals displaced due to Gërdec tragedy

Lobbying on the law on the right to information under way

Public presentation of the recommending document on the electoral reform

Training courses on participatory governance

Third report on monitoring the Assembly activity presented

Monitoring of commitments
deriving from the SAA

Survey on European Integration issues

Team training and supplement production on European Integration

Dialogue required on government-proposed amendment to law on non-profit organizations

Activities on the draft-law on electoral reform

Amendement proposal for the law 8503 regarding the right for information

Dialogue civil society - government aiming at the reduction of informality

Second report on the activity of Albanian Parliament is published

Monitoring of the parliamentary process of drafts law debating

Signature of the Memorandum of Understanding

Parallel vote counting

Seminar on “Improving public transportation in the region of Tirana”

Workshop: “Albania’s Interim Agreement with the EU and its effects on the Albanian Business”

Presenting the findings of the survey “Albania and the EU – Perceptions and Realities”

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