21 August 2018

Ensure Implementation

Right to Information Act provides an opportunity for federal Nepal to hold all three tiers of governments accountable

August 19 marked 12 years of formulation of Right to Information Act in Nepal. Formulation of the RTI Act ensured that every citizen can seek information from the public and government authority. The Act itself was the result of advocacy for democracy, accountability and transparency. The Act provides tremendous opportunities for good governance at the local levels. But RTI Act alone cannot translate the promises of access to information into action. Sincere commitment by political leaders and active engagement of public to seek information are a must for the effective implementation of the law. Read more ......


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