Til: EU Convention <(...)@cec.eu.int>
Emne: Freedom of information for EU member states
Dato: 5. May 2002 15:19
Walter Keim, Email: email@example.com
Torshaugv. 2 C
N-7020 Trondheim, 5. May 2002
Secretariat of the European
Rue de la Loi, 175
up to now freedom of information (including
access to public documents) is for EU institutions: European Parliament, Council and Commission according
to the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights (Art. 42).
However minimum standards for member states are missing: http://wkeim.bplaced.net/petition_eu.htm.
I have done an investigation who is responsible for the lack of freedom of information in Germany: http://wkeim.bplaced.net/I_accuse.htm.
I hope the Convention will solve this problem, so all Europeans can enjoy freedom of information.
Support freedom of information: http://wkeim.bplaced.net/foi.htm#e-mail, http://wkeim.bplaced.net/petition_un.htm, http://wkeim.bplaced.net/v-klage_en.htm
Support patients rights: http://wkeim.bplaced.net/patients.htm#e-mail
Answer: 5. July 2002.
of information came 1766 to
to Finland, 1966
to den USA and 1970 to
Norway. In 1981 the Council of Europe gave "Recommendation
No. R (81) 19" on the access to information held by
public authorities. Since then both EU and nearly all countries
in the EU and Europe adopted such laws. However citizen rights in
member states vary and there are no minimum standards. In order
to keep up with the international development freedom of
information should be strengthened in EU member states.
Support Freedom of Information, by the following E-Mail to the European Commission (click here):
I support the call to the European Convention, European Commission and Council for democratic and accountable Freedom of Information laws on access to public documents in EU and member states.
(You may change the text according to your needs).
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