Transparency International Bosnia and Herzegovina (TI BiH) organized a whole range of activities in order to celebrate 28th September, the International Right to Know Day. TI BiH uses this opportunity every year to remind the citizens that they have the rights to demand the responsibility and transparency of work of public institutions at all levels, and that these rights are guaranteed by the Law on Free Access to Information.
Therefore, TI BiH organized street events in Sarajevo, Banja Luka and Mostar, in order to inform the citizens on their rights and ways to demand and obtain information which should be provided by public institutions, whereupon the citizens will be given the opportunity to prepare direct demands to access the information they need.
Street events took place on Monday, 28th September 2015, from 11.00 to 14.00h in Sarajevo (Ferhadija, in front of Katedrala), Banja Luka (Trg Krajine) and Mostar (Spanski trg).
TI BiH participated in the organization of the Conference on Transparency in Public Administration in BiH, which was held due to the International Right to Know Day, as well. The was organized by members of the interinstitutional working group on communication and knowledge management (representatives of the Public Administration Reform Coordinator’s Office, Directorate of European Integration, Agency for Statistics of BiH and Agency for Development of Higher Education and Quality Assurance in BiH), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and Transparency International BiH. This Conference took place on Monday, 28th September 2015, at 10.00 in the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina, hall 1/I floor,Sarajevo.