30 April 2019
On April 19, 2019, Access to Information Program Foundation, presented the results of the AIP survey on the websites of the institutions in the system of the executive power, Rating of the active transparency and the Map of the financial, budgetary transparency and integrity of the municipalities, as well as the responses of the institutions to the applications submitted electronically. The survey, conducted from February 22 to April 12, is based on a review and evaluation of the websites of 564 executive power structures, public entities and independent authorities. The websites of administrative structures of the executive power at central, territorial and local level, public legal entities and independent authorities have been reviewed and evaluated.. The level of transparency in 2019 was assessed with points on 119 indicators for the first-level budget units, 133 indicators for the municipalities and 96 indicators for the territorial units of the central authorities. For the first year, the Access to Information Program has sent the results in advance to each of the surveyed institutions for feedback, and the comments received are reflected in the study, AIP specified. The survey covers a total of 564 administrative structures of the executive branch throughout the country.
8 April 2014
On April 2, the Access to Information Program presented the results of the survey of the websites of the institutions in the system of executive power, Rating of active transparency ‘2014 and the first Map of financial, budgetary transparency and integrity of municipalities.
The survey has been conducted since 2006, and this year in the category "State institutions established by law" the Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria has the highest rating and ranks first with 45.3 points. The purpose of the study is to assess how public authorities fulfill their obligations under the Access to Public Information Act and other regulations for publishing information on the Internet, and how they respond to applications for access electronically. The survey covers a total of 535 administrative structures of the executive branch throughout the country.