For true democracy to thrive, citizens should have the right to be informed on what decisions are being made, when and by whom, as well as request regular updates on ongoing policy and decision-making procedures. As the Organisation for Economic
Cooperation and Development (OECD) highlights

Openness and transparency are key ingredients to building accountability and trust, which are necessary for the functioning of democracies and market economies. (Gurría, A., n.d. OECD Secretary-General)