the government. Behind Schedule The Commissioners of the Institute for Access to Public Information (IAIP) were appointed on February 25, 2013. However, the budget transfer process has not been completed and as a result their performance is limited, causing this goal to be behind schedule. Despite these limitations, certain advances have been achieved. The IAIP has received 7 appeals, resolving 2 of them to date and operating in temporary space financed by the USG. According to data from the Undersecretary for Transparency and Anti-corruption, since May 8, 2012, the Offices of Access to Information received 13,911 requests for information, of which 99.4% were favorably resolved in an average of 4.56 business days. Seventy (70) institutions of the Executive Branch published 45,605 documents in online Transparent Government tabs, and 3 websites were created for additional information Active Transparency “InfoÚtil,” and, with the support of the USG, Open Government The Certificate Course in Access to Public Information and Transparency sponsored by the USG was concluded in February 2013, reaching 120 graduates in the third edition of this course. The USG sponsored consultative workshops for the Undersecretary of Governance and Modernization of the State (SSGME) that allowed forgathering input from stakeholders to improve a second draft of anew Civil Service Law (Ley de la Función Pública). In the past three months, the SSGME conducted additional rounds of consultation with 12 federations of public sector unions with the support of USAID, ILO, UNDP and GIZ, and is working on an advocacy plan prior to the submission of the draft bill to the Legislature, estimated around November or December of 2013.