International Institutions

CLD and AIE have applied the RTI Rating tool to four international frameworks, the Organisation of American States’ Model Inter-American Law on Access to Information, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights’ Model Law on Access to Information for Africa, the Council of Europe Convention on Access to Official Documents and the European Union’s Regulation 1049. The results are detailed below:

Country Rating - RTI Rating


Ranking Position COUNTRY Date Right of Access Scope Requesting Procedures Exceptions & Refusals Appeals Sanctions & Protections Promotional measures TOTAL LAW CSV
1 OAS model Law 2010 5 30 27 29 29 6 16 142
2 African Union 2010 6 30 26 28 29 6 13 138
3 European Union 2001 5 19 19 24 22 1 6 96
4 Council of Europe 2009 5 20 16 22 10 0 8 81