This article examines the informational function of the international financial institutions, details the background and grounds for this responsibility and explains the commitment to transparency that should be expected of these institutions in relation to the international community. The analysis encompasses an explanation of the key concepts of the right to access public information, the historical background of those subject to its dispositions, the argumentation on this area, conclusions and a bibliography. A major part of this pieces explores the application of the right to access information as a fundamental right in telation to international financial institutions, the challenges and the possibilities in the context of the information society.

Comparative Media Law Journal