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By Lynden, Irina

A unprecedented chance to find foreign tendencies and advancements in entry to govt info is gifted to you in chosen papers from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, the center East , Oceania and Russia. initially awarded at seminars and open classes of the IFLA executive details and guides part (GIOPS) over the last 5 years, the papers were completely reviewed and up to date by means of their authors. As this quantity illustrates, delivering entry to govt info in no matter what shape provides huge, immense demanding situations. concerns diversity from uncomplicated to stylish: public entry, together with censorship; laws, amenities for the person, together with education; and the probabilities for enhancement of online details, via maps, facts, movies, and sound. Underlying all is entry and use of presidency files to extend political literacy. The editors hugely suggest this ebook to practitioners of presidency record administration, to Reference and Public provider employees, to library educators and to the knowledge literate in all walks of existence.

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Clarke, Paul B. and Foweraker, J. ) (2001) Encyclopedia of Democratic Thought. London: Routledge. 5. CHRI: Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative: Right to Information. org/programs/ai/cti/what/ htm (Accessed 10/11/2005) 6. ) (2006) 35th ed. Africa South of the Sahara: Regional Surveys (2006), 35th ed. London: Rutledge 7. Freedom House (2005). National Freedom of Information Laws www. htm (Accessed 10/12/2005) 46 The Right to Access Government Information, Democracy & Development 8. org (Accessed 10/12/2005) 9.

Vi) to develop village ICT centers / Telecentres. 11. One Way Forward IFLA in partnership with World Bank, UNESCO, CIDA, SIDA, USAID and national institutions could work out an achievable formulae and projects within sectoral programmes to jump-start activities that will help manage and access government information. 12. Conclusion There is a need to incorporate government information in the information society concept and there is also a great need to recognize that access to knowledge and information is fundamental.

World Bank (1992), Governance and Development. Washington, D. : World Bank 21. World Bank (2004) World Development Indicators Washington, D. : World Bank 47 MANAGEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INFORMATION IN KENYA George G. O. com Abstract More than 50 per cent of Kenyan imprints constitute official publications. They form part of the multiplicity of Government publications emanating from ministries and departments, local governments (councils), judiciary, parastatal (semi-governmental) organizations, Commissions and government and education institutions.

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