Success on the SDGs front !22.07.14
As per the last document of the Open Working Group, Goal 16 on Good governance and the target on Access to Information was reinserted in the report.
Among the champions pushing for this were Mexico, Guatemala, Timor Leste, Benin. Thank you to all those who have pushed for this to happen, until the last moment, it was unsure the language would stay.
Now, the battle is at the level of the UN Secretary General who will process these recommendations.
Target 16.10 says “ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms, in accordance with national legislation and international agreement.