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    By Adelle Chua In making data on public contracts available to citizens, government agencies should not pit data privacy against the right to information because the two are not contradictory.  At a Hivos Southeast Asia-sponsored breakout session during the Freedom of Information Summit held at the Peninsula Manila earlier this month, National Privacy Commission lawyer […]

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    Aim To contribute to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 10: “social, economic, and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion, or economic or other status.” Where Indonesia, Philippines, Cambodia, Laos, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania (Hivos: Kenya, Tanzania, Indonesia and Philippines) Why Inequality is a global problem showing […]

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    Aim To ensure citizens have equal and inclusive access to public goods and services and can meaningfully engage in public resource allocation and policy decisions. Where Bolivia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi, Philippines, Tanzania Why When governments spend taxpayers’ money on contracts with private companies to provide public goods, services and infrastructure, there is too often […]