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On April 26, we filed to the Constitutional Court a motion asking to explain the Court definition on the claim against the Federal Law “On Providing Access to Information on the Activities of Government Bodies and Bodies of Local Self-Government” Article 1, Paragraph 1. The motion seeks to get from the Constitutional Court a reply in unmistakable terms to the question: what information is covered by the term “information on activities of government bodies and bodies of local self-government”.
We present monitoring results for official websites of the Judicial Department under the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation and of its regional bodies. The monitoring was performed together with the Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI).
On April 18, the Russian Government issued the Statement #343 On Approval of the Rules for Publication and Updating Information on an Educational Entity in the Internet supposing online publication of a large volume of data on educational entities’ activities.
Participation in the "Increasing Effectiveness of Anticorruption Measures in NW" International ProjectSubmitted by Inna Kremen on 20 April, 2012 - 17:44
On April 19, the final conference of the Increasing Effectiveness of Anticorruption Measures in NW international project took place in Murmansk. Our expert Daria Botalova presented her report Governmental Informational Openness as an Anti-Corruption Strategy at the plenary meeting.
On April 16, Tatyana Tolsteneva took part in the Ways and Tools for Public Discussion and Proposal Development in the Internet master class organized in St.-Petersburg by the Center for NGO Development.
Main trends for development of public online projects for discussing draft legal acts were discussed, and a training for developing initiatives of that kind was held within the master class.
On April 17, 2012, a definition of the Kuibyshevsky district court of St.-Petersburg was received, stating termination of the proceedings on the case against the refusal of the “Ellis IT” company providing automatic calculation of housing and municipal service payments for housing companies/societies) to provide information upon request since all the information requested was provided.
On April 17, our expert Daria Botalova held a seminar on legal anti-corruption basis for students of the St.-Petersburg State University of Culture and Arts.