FOI and FOE ratings in the Pacific Islands

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photo: what do media have to do to get freedom of information: pull out a gun?

FOI and FOE ratings by Pacific Islands country

Participants were asked to rate their country on a scale of one to five for FOI Freedom of Information and FOE Freedom of Expression.

An average between the eight countries is 2.35.

Some gave ratings for FOI but not FOE.

cook islands 3
fiji 0
palau 2
samoa 3.5
solomon islands 2
tonga 4.5
tuvalu 3
vanuatu 1

From Project XIX, inaugural meeting of the Pacific Freedom Forum, in support of Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Held 6-8 May 2009, UNESCO conference centre, Apia, Samoa.

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