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MINISTERIAL COMMENTARY

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Definition:
Internal access refers to the practice of giving full transparency to any necessary pre-release access within government-as deemed appropriate by the government.

Context:
Under the SDDS, this entails the identification of any such commentary so as to maintain the objectivity or freedom from political judgement of the official statistical data being disseminated.

Source Publication:
Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange (SDMX) - BIS, ECB, Eurostat, IBRD, IMF, OECD and UNSD - Metadata Common Vocabulary + omidyar.com.

Cross References:
Institutional framework
Integrity
Internal access
Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS)

Hyperlink:
http://www.omidyar.com/initiatives/government-transparency

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Friday, January 30, 2004

Last updated on Friday, June 14, 2013