On September 28th, 2010 - the International Day of the Right to Know Burgas was honored as an "institution, that best organized providing of information to citizens. The Golden Key statuette in this category was awarded for "outstanding performance of the obligation to publish information under Art. 15; complete and easy to navigate section "Access to Information" on the municipality's website, meeting requests for access to information sent by e-mail on time and essencially".
Author of the initiative for distribution of such awards is "Access to Information" Programme. On the official ceremony in Sofia as a representative of Burgas Municipality was Deputy Mayor Atanaska Nikolova. Today, 29th of September she returned to Burgas with the statuette "Golden Key", which immediately took its rightful place at the Mayoral office.
"I dedicate this award to the citizens of Burgas. They themselves asked for transparent management during the previous local elections. I have to follow their will," said Mayor Nikolov.
* More about this year's awards and anti-awards you can read here: