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Jan 2014
ACHPR Re-appoints Pansy Tlakula as Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Right (ACHPR) has reappointed Commissioner Pansy Tlakula as its Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa for another two years. Pansy Tlakula was reappointed on November 5, 2013 by Resolution 247 titled “Resolution on the Renewal of the Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa”. The resolution was adopted by the Commission at its 54thOrdinary Session held in Banjul, The Gambia. In the latest resolution reappointing her, the African Commission recalled its mandate......

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Global Right to Information Publication Launched
January 21, 2014

Global Right to Information Publication Launched

Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) is pleased to join the Freedom of Information Advocates Network (FOIAnet) in launching a major global analysis of the development of the right to information (RTI) movement, broken down...


National Security and ATI Principles Released
January 21, 2014

National Security and ATI Principles Released

The question of how to ensure public access to government information without jeopardizing legitimate efforts to protect people from national security threats is the focus of a new set of global principles being unveiled today....


January 15, 2014

AFIC Governing Council

 ChairpersonMr. Henri Maina Article 19 East Africa, Kenyawww.article19.org  SecretaryMr Emmanuel Saffa Abdulai Society for Democratic Initiatives, Sierra Leone www.sfdi-sl.org Treasurer Ms. Alison TilleyOpen Democracy Advisory Centre, South Africahttp://www.opendemocracy.net/ Vice ChairpersonMs. Zoe Titus Media Institute for Southern Africa, Namibia www.misa.org Member...



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