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Apr 8, 2009
Government negotiations for implementation of rights of access in Macedonia
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TAI team in Macedonia and NGO Florozon started with the realization of numerous meetings with representatives of the government and the local self-government. Namely, at these meetings we discussed their willingness regarding the realization of some of the recommendations from the national research as well as the improvement of the state of the environmental national system. The team held separate meetings with representatives from the Ministry of Environment, the ombudsman, the NGO sector and the local self-government.

Mar 30, 2009
TAI inicia la implementación de su Estrategia Regional en América Latina / TAI starts the implementation of its Regional...

Las organizaciones socias de la región trabajamos durante el año 2008 en la construcción de un Plan Estratégico de Incidencia para América Latina para los próximos tres años. Este Plan fue presentado, y luego aprobado, por los socios presentes en la Reunión Global TAI realizada en Sligo en octubre de 2008. El principal objetivo de este Plan es el fortalecimiento de la Iniciativa y los socios de la región, para lograr una mayor incidencia tanto en las políticas públicas como en la capacidad de dar mayor visibilidad a las temáticas que trabaja TAI en cada país.

Mar 27, 2009
U.S. bill to limit corporate influence in congressional elections
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Barack Obama relied on small donations to finance his successful presidential campaign

The U.S. Congress is set to introduce legislation designed to reinvigorate participatory democracy by implementing a small-donor approach to congressional campaign finance, challenging the status quo where elections are largely fueled by corporate- and lobby- based contributions. The Access Initiative (TAI) has long noted the value of keeping regular citizens at the heart of the democratic process. This legislative effort is commendable for its commitment to promoting an array of democratic principles.

Mar 26, 2009
New Access Rights Resource Available, Voz y Opcion: Abriendo la Puerta a la Democracia Ambiental
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Cover of Voice and Choice Publication

The TAI Secretariat, housed at the World Resources Institute, is pleased to announce the release of the Spanish translation of Voice and Choice: Opening the Door to Environmental Democracy. This report assesses the progress governments have made, in 26 countries, to provide access to environmental decisions, evaluates what hurdles remain and how they might be overcome.

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