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Right to Information (RTI) in Nepal
Right To Information <ul><li>An effective tool to establish peoples sovereignty </li></ul><ul><li>Fosters democracy </li><...
Campaign for RTI Act in Nepal <ul><li>Citizens Campaign for RTI: An effective example of Advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>Engagi...
Key features <ul><li>RTI commission and its Role </li></ul><ul><li>Prepared Act and Regulation </li></ul><ul><li>Provision...
Challenges of RTI <ul><li>Rules are more protective of the interest of the bureaucrats </li></ul><ul><li>Wrong Perception ...
<ul><li>Thanks </li></ul>
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Right To Information ( R T I) In Nepal

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Right To Information ( R T I) In Nepal

  1. 1. Right to Information (RTI) in Nepal
  2. 2. Right To Information <ul><li>An effective tool to establish peoples sovereignty </li></ul><ul><li>Fosters democracy </li></ul><ul><li>Compels accountability </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes Transparency </li></ul><ul><li>Builds confidence of local people </li></ul><ul><li>Creates new balance of power between duty holders and rights holders </li></ul><ul><li>Effective tools for good governance </li></ul>
  3. 3. Campaign for RTI Act in Nepal <ul><li>Citizens Campaign for RTI: An effective example of Advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging Key Stakeholders in the process </li></ul><ul><li>Non-Confrontational Approach </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple actors joined together </li></ul><ul><li>Blend of Experts and Activists </li></ul><ul><li>Working on Demand Side </li></ul><ul><li>Building positive pressure </li></ul>
  4. 4. Key features <ul><li>RTI commission and its Role </li></ul><ul><li>Prepared Act and Regulation </li></ul><ul><li>Provision of Information Officer </li></ul><ul><li>Time bound provision </li></ul><ul><li>Financial penalty for non compliance </li></ul>
  5. 5. Challenges of RTI <ul><li>Rules are more protective of the interest of the bureaucrats </li></ul><ul><li>Wrong Perception as ‘Issue of Media’ </li></ul><ul><li>No demand for Information: Need to work on Demand side </li></ul><ul><li>Supply side needs capacity building and attitudinal change </li></ul><ul><li>Early stage of institutionalization </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Thanks </li></ul>

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