Archive for Sweden
The Swedish parliament Riksdagen that in 1766 saw the birth of the first law on freedom of information ever, has adopted a new limitation of access to documents.
Swedish security service throw a secret James Bond-party for their employees. The costs: 625 000 Euro (5,3 million Swedish kronor). How come we know?
Swedish parliamentarians have unanimously agreed not to propose a recast of the Swedish Freedom of the Press Act, the first law in the world to grant citizens access to public information.<
The world’s oldest law on access to information is up for changes in order to conform with EU-legislation. Critics object strongly to the indicated suggestions.
Swedish media complain about slow reaction by Swedish defence authorities to wob-requests.
Sweden has criticised recent commission proposals to overhaul the rules on providing public access to documents, saying they represent a step backwards.
Does the public have a right to know about genetically modified feedstuff? Yes, ruled the Swedish authorities on highest level, after lower instances had rejected the wob-application.