The audit 'Un ejercicio práctico de evaluación de la calidad en las obligaciones de acceso a la información ciudadana' made 42 information requests and evaluated the quality of the answers.
The purpose of the report, Acceso a la información electoral y de partidos ¿En qué estamos? was to understand the regulations and government entities connected to elections, in terms of the practices, technology and internal dynamics that influence the free flow of information. The study seeks also to know how political parties address this theme; how much the press uses the right of access to information, where civil society has occupied gaps in governance, and whether obtaining information through official sources has become a pressure mechanisman or alternative to get key information.
The report, Acceso a la Información y Recursos Naturales: Reflexiones sobre el uso Estratégico de Peticiones de Información Internacionales, shows the benefits, problems and challenges that arise from collecting information across national borders from three cases in Chile. The research provides lessons that can are of great value for future studies.
The report, "Venciendo la cultura del secreto" analyzes the implementation process of rules and regulations related to the protection and exercise of the right of access to public information across seven countries in Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico , Peru and Uruguay .
The report "Cuarto Reporte y Balance Anual 2011 de la Supervisión de los Portales de Transparencia de los Gobiernos Regionales y de las Municipalidades Provinciales ubicadas en capitales de departamento" presents the results from the active transparency evaluation from 50 regional government agencies in Peru from the executive branch. The audit assessed the compliance with seven categories of information required by the law to be published online. The data was collected between October and December of 2011.
The report "Monitoreo de Transparencia - A la Mitad de Periodo de la Asamblea Legislativa. Gestión 2009-2012" includes the results from the active transparency evaluation from El Salvador. The assessment used 35 indicators grouped into 5 parameters to measure the quality and quantity of the information that was published. The data was collected between May and December of 2009 and between January and September of 2010.
The study "Métrica de Transparencia 2010", conducted by the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (Center for Economic Research and Teaching (CIDE)), presents the results of an evaluation of active and passive transparency from over 500 public entities in Mexico. The study took place between November 2009 and July 2010, and included the evaluation of 592 websites and sending 1810 information requests in the form of a user simulation.
The objective of this monitoring 'Protocolo para Solicitudes de Acceso a la Información' is to determine whether certain information related to the environment, international assistance funds for development and maternal health, are available to the public by filing a request for access to that information. Want to get two types of results from this comparative exercise of requests for access to information. Firstly, it is hoped to do comparative information about each of the thematic areas, which will be useful for groups to study these issues, and also allow a comparative analysis of the information received and substantive. Secondly, to obtain useful information about how requests for information are treated in different countries, some of which have laws of access to information (also known as the laws of right to information or freedom of information laws) and others do not. Thus, comparative data is expected on opening government practices. This will allow us to identify wether the right of access to information is being implemented in the countries which participated of the research.
The report, "Indice de Transparencia Activa en Línea (ITAeL)" presents the results of an active transparency study that evaluated the websites of 66 public institutions in Uruguay. The researchers examined 50 indicators classified in four dimensions: i) General information ii) Budgetary, financial, and acquisitions information iii) Participation and interface and iv) Updates and usability.
The report, "Balance Anual 2010 y Primer Reporte 2011 de la Supervisión de los Portales de Transparencia de los Gobiernos Regionales y de las Municipalidades Provinciales ubicadas en capitales de departamento," presents the results from the active transparency evaluation from 50 regional government agencies in Peru from the executive branch. The audit assessed the compliance with seven categories of information required by the law to be published online. The data was collected between January and March of 2011.