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Stories of Alaveteli: what has been revealed through FOI sites around the world? Part 5

Raw sewage is being pumped into the River Tisza in Hungary

24th August 2016 by Gemma

Here’s the latest in a series of blog posts to highlight the kind of information that has been opened up to the public thanks to Freedom of Information requests on Alaveteli sites across the world. Here is part one, part two, part three and part four. This edition features examples from New Zealand site fyi.org.nz,…

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World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR2016)


Our Head of Research, Rebecca, will be presenting her paper 'ICT and citizen efficacy: The role of civic technology in facilitating government accountability and citizen…