Message from the Executive Director
Established in Nigeria in 2007 as a result of the 2005 Lagos Declaration on Freedom of Expression, the Africa Freedom of Information Center (AFIC) moved to Kampala in 2009 and registered under CAP. 113.
Over the years, AFIC has successfully influenced or employed regional and international mechanisms to address national, regional and international Freedom of Expression and Access to Information.
Some of the results are: the adoption by UNESCO General Conference of November 2015 of Resolution 222 on the expansion of the Declaration of Principles of Freedom of Expression to include access to information and the Declaration of September 28 as the International Day for Universal Access to Information. Read More…