The African Platform to Access to Information (APAI)The African motion for adoption of the APAI declaration was moved by Advocate Pansy Tlakula, Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information of the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights, and seconded by Honourable Norris Tweah, Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism for the Republic of Liberia.
International Day for Universal Access to Information
2016 is the first year of UNESCO marking 28 September as the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI). On 17 November 2015 UNESCO adopted a resolution declaring 28 September of every year as an international day. The IDUAI is an outcome of advocacy of APAI and building on work of FOIAnet.
National Assembly yesterday passed the long-awaited access to information bill, 2016, with the...
PRESS RELEASE ARTICLE 19 welcomes the assent into law of the Access to Information Act 2015....