The report is particularly useful for understanding the different aspects of the issue of access to information and transparency for the public eye on security sector matters since it identifies the standards existing, the various ways of practising the standards, the way authorities may use the harm and public interest tests for handling own practice, as well discussing the globally recognized Tshwane Principles. Montenegro is used as a case, but the main topic on information access and balanced transparency is relevant for most other cases, and especially so in a representative democracy context.

Download CIDS report No. 1/2017