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Access to government-held information allows citizens to hold their government accountable for policy decisions and public expenditures…. Access to information bridges the gap between state and society ….




Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States (Democrat, GA), “Access to information and political finance reform: promising policy areas for building transparency,” Global Corruption Report, 2004

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Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter
  • Born: October 1, 1924
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: President

James Earl Carter Jr. is an American politician and philanthropist who served as the 39th president of the United States from 1977 to 1981. A Democrat, he previously served as a Georgia State senator from 1963 to 1967 and as the 76th governor of Georgia from 1971 to 1975. Carter has remained active in public life during his post-presidency, and in 2002 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in co-founding the Carter Center.

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