"Rio 2016: violações ao acesso à informação no caso da BRT Transolímpica" presents the results of an active and passive transparency evaluation conducted by the NGO Artigo 19 and municipal, state and federal bodies. This evaluation, conducted from march to june of 2015 analyzed the access to information regarding the construction of the Transolímpica BRT line, within the framework of the infrastructure works related to the Rio Olympics in 2016.
The objective of this study is to evaluate if several Public Attorney organisms are in compliance with the FOI law. 193 requests were sent to 29 different organisms. The main topics were: remuneration, nepotism, criteria used for promotion.
In the Brazilian study, the data were collected from the electronic sites of the management bodies responsible for water management in the 26 Brazilian states and the federal district. After the data collection by the researchers, technicians of the surveyed management bodies were invited to validate the data collected by the research team, in order to eliminate possible errors of consultation or direction of the survey.
The report "Monitoreamento da Lei de Acesso a Informação Pública 2014", presents the results from an audit of active and passive transparency conducted by Artigo 19 (Article 19) between November 2014 and March 2015. In this study, 51 Brazilian public entities were evaluated based on 6 criteria of information published on websites, and the responses from 5 information requests.
The report, "The Brazilian State and Transparency" by the FGV Public Transparency Program conducted the audit by sending 264 requests for information to 40 courts throughout the country. The report evaluated the performance of each of the 7 questions that were sent individually, to determine which subjects were the most and least sensitive.
The 9th edition of the report, "Index of Accessibility to Judicial Information on the Internet," by Centro de Estudos de Justicia de las Américas (Center of Jusice Studies in the Americas) performed an assessment of active transparency through the internet for Pubic Ministries and Courts of Justice in 34 countries that are a part of the Organization of American States (OAS).
Focusing on the access to Information Act (LAI) .1 the present study 'Balanço de 1 ano da lei de acesso à informação pública', developed by ARTICLE 19 South America, presents the results of the first monitoring of decisions involving access to information that reached the Summit of the Brazilian judiciary (Supreme Court and Superior Court of Justice). This report also presents the results of a check-list of active and passive transparency of organs of the Judiciary and the public prosecutor's Office.
In the report, Monitoramento da Lei de Acesso à Informação Pública em 2013, Artigo 19 presents the results of the audit that assessed both passive and active transparency indicators. Approximately 450 requests of information were sent to all Federal government agencies.
“Acesso À Informação Ambiental: Análise Dos Órgãos Federais” is an academic study about active and passive transparency at the federal level in the bodies explicitly responsible for environmental questions, the minsitry of the Environment, IBAMA and the Ministério Público.
The audit 'Barreras de Acceso a la Información Pública en municipios' sent 345 information requests, one to each municipality of the country.