New Web Portal Accumulates APIA Decisions
Since recently, the Supreme Administrative Court decisions and rulings under the Access to Public Information Act are collected and easy to search. The web portal http://zdoi.gkzj.org/ currently contains 1,413 decisions and rulings of the Supreme Administrative Court (SAC) on Access to Public Information Act (APIA) cases, which is virtually the entire SAC's case law on the subject. The Members’ of Parliament Subsidies Declarations Are not a Secret
On May 16, 2013, a panel of the Supreme Administrative Court in Bulgaria repealed the refusal of the Ministry of Finance to provide access to declarations of independent MPs to direct their full subsidy from the budget to a particular political party.AIP Held the Annual Meeting with its Country-Wide Coordinators' Network
On February 15, 2013 in Sofia, Access to Information Programme (AIP) held the annual meeting with the journalists of its country-wide coordinators' network. AIP Executive Director Gergana Jouleva presented key achievements from AIP advocacy activities in 2012, summarized in AIP organizational annual report (in Bulgarian). The 2013 goals and challenges before AIP and the coordinators' network were outlined. 2013 Big Brother Anti-awards in Bulgaria
Access to Information Programme (AIP) and Internet Society Bulgaria held the Big Brother Anti-awards ceremony in Bulgaria on January 28, 2013, 12.00, at the National Presscenter of the Bulgarian News Agency. The anti-awards are given to government institutions, private companies, or individuals, who have done the most to invade personal privacy.AIP recognized by the Bulgarian National Audit Office for contribution to greater publicity and transparency of the institutions
On January 15, 2013 the President of the Bulgarian National Audit Office Prof. Valeriy Dimitrov presented to Access to Information Programme Executive Director Ms. Gergana Jouleva the Symbol of the National Audit Office and a Diploma for AIP contribution to the enhancement of the publicity and transparency of the institutions in Bulgaria and to the development of an informed society.